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Courtney Fullilove

Associate Professor of History

110 Mt. Vernon Street, 2nd floor

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies

Associate Professor, Science in Society



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BA Columbia University
MA Columbia University
MPHIL Columbia University
PHD Columbia University

Courtney Fullilove

Courtney Fullilove teaches nineteenth-century U.S. social history, environmental history, and the history of science and technology in global perspective. She researches the history of practices now gathered under the rubric of world development: sustainability, biodiversity, intellectual property law, traditional knowledge, and cultural heritage. She is author of The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture (University of Chicago Press, 2017) and is currently working on a book about biodiversity preservation. She holds a PhD in History from Columbia University.



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Office hours Monday and Wednesday 12 PM- 1 PM (in-person), or by appointment via Zoom.


Spring 2023
HIST 249 - 01
History of the End

HIST 374 - 01
Food Security

Fall 2023
HIST 300 - 03
Issues Contemp Historiography