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Dr. Michael Cude

Faculty Bio: Dr. Michael CudeAssistant Professor of History
Program Coordinator, Texas Studies

Classes Taught
HIST 1301 (pre-Civil War US history)
HIST 1302 (post-Civil War US history)
HIST 1350 (World Civ to 1600)
HIST 1351 (World Civ since 1600)
HIST 2303 (Texas History)
HIST 2350 (Intro to Historical Methods)
HIST 3319 (Europe, Ancient to Medieval)
HIST 3327 (Modern Eastern Europe)
HIST 3328 (Modern Western Europe)
HIST 3331 (Europe in the World Wars)
HIST 3341 (Readings in Immigration History)
HIST 4360 (Discourses/Senior capstone course)
HIST 4399 (Senior thesis)

Teaching and Research Fields

  • Modern Europe
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Immigration History
  • Diplomatic History


  • “Wilsonian National Self-determination and the Slovak Question during the Founding of Czechoslovakia, 1918-1921,” Diplomatic History (2016) 40, 1: 155-180
  • “The Imagined Exiles: Slovak-Americans and the Slovak Question during the First Czechoslovak Republic,” in From Exsilium to Exile: Coercion in Migration, Studia Historica Gedanensia, vol. 5, ed. Anna Mazurkiewicz (Gdansk, Poland: University of Gdansk History Institute, 2014), 287-305


  • Ph.D., History, University of Colorado at Boulder, Dec 2013
    Dissertation: “Transatlantic Perspectives on the Slovak Question, 1914-1948”
  • M.A., History, University of Liverpool, UK, 2007
  • B.A., International Relations, Texas State University, 2006

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Schreiner University, History Department, Kerrville, Tx, Aug 2016 – Present
  • Lecturer, University of the Incarnate Word, History Department, San Antonio, TX
  • Visiting Instructor, Fort Lewis College, History Department, Durango, CO
  • Graduate Instructor, University of Colorado at Boulder, History Department