Joyce M Mastboom, Ph.D.
 Title: Associate Professor
Associate Dean
 Dept: College of Liberal Arts and Social Science, Dean's Office
 Office: RT 1822
 Phone: 216-687-3660
 Fax: 216-687-9202
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1822, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Comparative History, Brandeis University
B.A., (Honours) Social Science, York University, Toronto
Brief Bio:
Specialization in Early Modern European history, focusing on social and economic issues. Publications on agricultural and industrial developments in the Netherlands between 1650 and 1850. Teaches on 17th and 18th century Europe, and 19th century industrialization. She has also developed an interest in the social history of World War I and teaches a course dealing with the Western Front. During Spring Break 2002, 2004, 2007, and 2009 she took a group of students on a battlefield tour in Belgium and France.
Research Interests:
The development of agriculture and manufacturing in pre-industrial Europe.  
Peasant society in pre-industrial times.  
The Western Front in World War I.
Teaching Areas:
European survey
Society and the pre-industrial economy of Europe
Social history of the Western Front in WWI
Professional Experience:
Associate Dean of Curriculum, CLASS
Director, Liberal Studies Program, 2009 to 2011
Chair, Department of History, Cleveland State University, 2002-2009
Associate Professor, Department of History, Cleveland State University
1996 to the present
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Cleveland State University
1990 - 1996
Instructor, Department of History, Cleveland State University
1988 - 1990
Visiting Instructor, State University of New York, Geneseo
Humanities, Spring Semester 1988.