Clark Hultquist earned his B.A. from the University of Cincinnati and his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Ohio State University.
He 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, Germany 1871-1945, Modern Europe, Modern Japan, Historical Methods/Historiography, France Since Napoleon, Advertising in America, French History through Film, History of Global Capitalism, Ancient Greece, World Regional Geography and the Holocaust. The University of Montevallo has awarded Hultquist three teaching awards: the Graduate Teaching Award, the National Alumni Association Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award and the College of Arts and Sciences Annual Teaching Award. He served as chair of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences from 2010 to 2012.
Hultquist’s research specializes in the history of the French advertising profession and the rise of consumer culture. He has published several articles and essays on this subject that have appeared in The Encyclopedia of Advertising, Enterprise and Society, 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 book Montevallo in 2011.