Arthur DeMatteo photo Dr. Arthur E. "Art" DeMatteo
Professor of History, Social Science Department
234 Louis Bennett Hall
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Ph.D. - University of Akron
M.A. - Cleveland State University
B.S. - Cleveland State University

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. DeMatteo joined the Glenville State faculty in 2004. He previously taught at Cleveland State University, Ferris State University, and S.U.N.Y. Plattsburgh. He teaches courses in American history. His research interests include the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, and United States urban history.

Recent Publications

  • Review of Politician Extraordinaire: The Tempestuous Life and Times of Martin L. Davey, by Frank P. Vazzano, Northeast Ohio Journal of History, Fall 2012.
  • Review of Civic Passions: Seven Who Launched Progressive America (and What They Teach Us), by Cecelia Tichi, Northwest Ohio History, Spring, 2011.
  • “Socialist Municipal Administrations in the Progressive Era Midwest: A Case Study of Four Ohio Cities, 1911-1915,” Proceedings of the Ohio Academy of History, Spring, 2010.

Recent Presentations

  • “Cleveland’s Mayor Carl B. Stokes: The Tumultuous Second Term, 1969-1971,” Ohio Valley History Conference, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, October 3, 2015.
  • “America’s Progressive Era: Seeking a Broader Interpretation,” Ohio Valley History Conference, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, October 18, 2014.
  • “The Technocrat as Progressive: Goodyear’s Paul W. Litchfield, 1900-1931,” Ohio Academy of History Spring Meeting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 5, 2014.
  • “Edward W. Bok and the ‘Progressive Zeitgeist’: 1989-1919,” Ohio Valley History Conference, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, October 12, 2013.