Personal profile


Carl Guarneri is Professor of History at Saint Mary's, where he has taught since 1979. Trained as an undergrad in European history, he came to American history with an interest in comparative and transnational approaches. Among his publications are a study of transatlantic utopian socialism, The Utopian Alternative (1991), an college-level textbook, Global Americans (2017), an collection of essays, America Compared: American History in International Perspective (1997, 2005), and America in the World: United States History in Global Context (2007). His current research interests include the American Civil War, the history of European settler societies in the Americas and Australia, and the global influence of American reformers Edward Bellamy and Henry George. At Saint Mary's, Guarneri teaches a wide variety of courses in historical methods, world history, and American history from the colonial era to World War II.

Contact Information

Office: Galileo Hall 312
Phone: 925-631-4592
Fax: 925-631-8565

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Johns Hopkins University

… → 1979

MA, University of Michigan

… → 1974

BA, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1972

External positions

Visiting Scholar, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

Jan 1 2017

A. Lindsay O'Connor Visiting Professor, Colgate University

Jan 1 2006

Visiting Professor of American Studies, University of Paris VIII

Jan 1 2000

Instructor in History and Cultural Studies, Bates College

Jan 1 1977Jan 1 1978

Research Interests

  • American Intellectual and Cultural History
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • American and European Radicalism and Utopianism
  • Global and Comparative History
  • American Social and Ethnic History
  • American Architecture


  • History