Sofia Zepeda

About Sofia Zepeda

I am a PhD candidate studying British history with an interest in the intersections of gender, status, popular culture, and the state. My dissertation combines these interests in exploring the lives of British and Irish sailors and their families from 1770 to 1820. 

Areas of Study

 Modern Britain, World/Comparative History

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Sofia Zepeda
PhD Candidate


I have a BA in European History from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an MA in Modern European History from the University of Arizona. Between degrees, I worked as a seventh-grade social studies teacher with Teach For America, earning my teaching certification. 

For more information, see my CV.

Dissertation Title

Fighting Men, Enduring Women: Sailors and their Families in the United Kingdom, 1770-1820

Courses Taught


HIS118 England 1603 to the Present

HIS150c Europe in the Modern World

HIS314B, Europe since 1945

Section leader:

HIS150c, Europe in the Modern World

HIS160c, US History up to 1877

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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