Faculty & Staff

Clark Hultquist (history)


Dr. Clark Hultquist is professor of Modern European History. He earned his B.A. from the University of Cincinnati and his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Ohio State University.

Dr. Hultquist joined the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Montevallo in 1997.  Since then he has taught a wide variety of courses including World Civilizations, the French Revolution and Napoleon, Modern Europe, Europe 1914-1945, Modern Japan, Introduction to Historical Study, France since Napoleon, French History through Film, History of Global Capitalism and the Environment, Advertising, Consumer Culture, and the Environment, Environmental History, and the Holocaust. The University of Montevallo has awarded Hultquist four teaching awards: the Honors Faculty Award, the Graduate Teaching Award, the College of Arts & Sciences Annual Teaching Award, and the National Alumni Association Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award. He served as chair of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences from 2010 to 2012 and 2019 to 2023.

Dr. Hultquist’s research specializes in the history of the French advertising profession, media, and the rise of consumer culture.  He has published several articles and essays on this subject that have appeared in The Encyclopedia of AdvertisingEnterprise and Society, Lingua Romana,The Conference on Historical Analysis & Research in Marketing, and Essays in Economic and Business History.  Along with Carey Heatherly of UM’s Carmichael Library, he co-authored the books Montevallo in 2011 and Montevallo: Past and Present in 2024.

Beyond the University of Montevallo, Dr. Hultquist serves as the Chief Reader for Advanced Placement’s European History exam and is Chair of the College Board’s College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Western Civilization I and II Committee.

A “retired” competitive runner now in his free time Dr. Hultquist enjoys cooking, reading, and exploring wild Alabama.

See Dr. Hultquist’s CV here.