Credit: Ryan Seslow

Luke Waltzer


Director, Teaching and Learning Center, CUNY GC

Academic Interests

American social and cultural; history of children and youth; digital scholarship; educational technology; general education; the scholarship of teaching and learning; digital humanities. 


Director, Teaching and Learning Center, CUNY Graduate Center
Director of Community Projects, CUNY Academic Commons, CUNY Graduate Center
Co-Director, CUNY Humanities Alliance, CUNY Graduate Center
Faculty, Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program and MA Program in Digital Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center
Project Director, Vocat, Baruch College

Program Website


With Thomas Harbison, “Towards Teaching the Introductory History Course, Digitally.” Writing History in the Digital Age. Eds. Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nawrotski. University of Michigan Press, 2013. Digital version published 2012 at

“Digital Humanities and the ‘Ugly Stepchildren’ of American Higher Education.” Debates in the Digital Humanities. Ed. Matthew K. Gold. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.



Ph.D. US History, 2009

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

B.A. American Culture, with High Honors, 1997

University of Michigan