Dr. Antonucci is a global U.S. historian whose teaching and scholarship investigates the intersections of foreign relations, literary nationalism, ethno-racial formation and immigration policy in American politics and culture since 1750. Antonucci holds a Ph.D. in U.S. History from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, an M.A. in American Studies from the University of Southern Maine, Portland, and a B.A. in Political Science from Bard College, Annandale, NY. Prior to pursuing higher education, he attended public schools in his home state, Massachusetts. Antonucci’s scholarship has earned numerous awards, including a Fulbright IIE Research Fellowship based at the Archivio di Stato di Napoli in Naples, Italy, as well as Research Fellowships at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston, Massachusetts, The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts and the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute UCHI, Storrs, Connecticut. Antonucci’s writing on transnational U.S. history and culture is published in academic journals on both sides of the Atlantic. His current research project offers a comparative diplomatic and cultural history of Italian, Mexican, and Chinese immigration to California and the United States, 1750-Present. When he is not busy in the archives at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, Dr. Antonucci teaches courses in U.S. History, World History and California History, as well as African-American Studies, Latinx Studies and Women’s Studies at several colleges and universities in the Los Angeles county’s San Gabriel Valley, including: California Polytechnic University, La Verne University and Citrus College.