Dean, Social Sciences Division
Professor of History Carla Hesse is a prize-winning scholar with 20 years of experience teaching at Berkeley. Her focus has been modern European history, including its social and cultural aspects, with a specialty in modern European women’s history. She holds the Peder Sather Chair in the Department of History, and in 2007 won the prestigious Aby Warburg Prize.
Previously, Hesse taught at Rutgers University. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University and her B.A. from UC Santa Cruz.