Mark Wild, Professor

College of Natural & Social Sciences
Department of History
Office KHC4034

Phd. University of California San Diego 

Teaching Areas

Modern US History, Urban History, History of American Religions, History of American Economics, California, and Los Angeles. 

Other Professional Positions

Faculty Fellow, Exito! Building Student Support and Faculty Quality, Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant, US Department of Education, CSULA, Fall 2020-present

Faculty Coordinator, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, CSULA, Spring 2020-present


Renewal: Liberal Protestants and the American City After World War II. University of Chicago Press, 2019.  

Street Meeting: Multiethnic Neighborhoods in Early Twentieth Century Los Angeles. University of California Press, 2005

Recent Articles and Book Chapters

"Religion and the Civic Landscape: The Case of the Los Angeles County Committee on Church and Community Cooperation," in Richard Flory and Diane Winston, eds., Religion in Los Angeles: Religious Activism, Innovation, and Diversity in the Global City, Routledge, 2021.

With Edward Dunbar and Robin Toma, “The Tradition and Practice of Human Relations Work in Responding to Community-Based Hate Violence,” in Edward Dunbar, Michael Fingerle, and Christian Munthe, eds., The Psychology of Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism: U.S. and Global Issues, v. 3, Praeger, 2016, 1-36 

"Incorporating Service Learning into a General Education History Course: An Analogical Model," History Teacher 48 (2015): 641-666

"Liberal Protestants and Urban Renewal," Religion and American Culture 25 (1) (2015): 110-146

"Urban Christianity in Post-World War II America," History Compass 9 (August 2011): 644-656

 "Local Contexts, Global Frameworks, and the Future of the California History Course," California History  87 (2009): 46-8

Public History and Civic Engagement Projects

Los Angeles Mayor's Office Civic Memory Working Group 

Museum of Social Justice

Stories from Another Los Angeles