Carol L. McKibben

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Carol Lynn McKibben began teaching courses in public history at Stanford in 2006. She received her Ph.D. in American History from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999. Her book, Beyond Cannery Row: Sicilian Women, Immigration, and Community in Monterey, California, 1915-1999 (University of Illinois Press, February, 2006) examines the migration and settlement of Sicilian fishing people to the Monterey Peninsula, with an emphasis on women’s roles in the process. She taught history and policy studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies from 1992-2001, and is currently Public Historian for the City of Seaside, California and the Director of the Seaside History Project. She is the author of Seaside (forthcoming, Arcadia Press, April, 2009), and completing work on the narrative history of Seaside, which focuses on race relations and the influence of the military (Fort Ord) on the city, The Making of a Multi-Cultural Military Town, Seaside, California, 1890-2006