Martin C. Babicz teaches history in the Communications & Society Residential Academic Program. He received a BA in history from the University of Connecticut and an MA in history from Brown University. After working as a lobbyist for fifteen years, he returned to graduate school and received his PhD from the University of Colorado. His dissertation, which explores the intersection of colonial politics and imperial policy during the Stamp Act crisis, is entitled For Empire, Colony, and Self-Interest: Thomas Fitch and Connecticut Colonial Politics. Dr. Babicz teaches America Through Baseball (HIST 2516) and the US & Film (ETHN 2014) in CommRAP.
He is the author of a chapter exploring the historiography of sports and pastimes of the 1920s in A Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014), and is currently working on completing a book for America Through Baseball.