Robin O'Sullivan | Troy University

Robin O'Sullivan

Robin O'Sullivan

Robin O'Sullivan

Lecturer, History and Philosophy Department


B.A., English Literature and Creative Writing / Minor in Religious Studies Dartmouth College
M.A., American and New England Studies, University of Southern Maine – Portland 
Ph.D , American Studies, University of Texas — Austin

Area of Expertise:

U.S. Cultural History, Environmental & Agricultural History, Cultural Geography, Advertising & American Popular Culture, Food Studies, Social Movements, Regional Literature.


Robin O'Sullivan is a lecturer in the History and Philosophy Department at TROY University. Her  book, American Organic: A Cultural History of Farming, Gardening, Shopping, and Eating, was published by the University Press of Kansas in 2015. She has presented academic papers at the American Studies Association; American Society for Environmental History; Gulf South History & Humanities Conference; Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History; and other meetings. She received the Faculty Senate Excellence in Teaching Award from TROY University in 2012. You can follow her on Twitter @historynibbles and on Pinterest for historically relevant items of interest.

American Organic
O'Sullivan's book, _American Organic: A Cultural History of Gardening, Farming, Shopping, and Eating_, was published in 2015 by the University Press of Kansas. For more info or to purchase a copy, visit this link:

Robin O'Sullivan, Ph.D 
TROY University - Dothan 
501 University Drive, P.O. Box 8368 
Rm 400, Adams Hall 
Dothan, AL 36303 
334-983-6556 (ext. 318)

Follow me on Twitter @historynibbles 

On Pinterest

Courses Taught at TROY:

U.S. History to 1877 
U.S. History from 1877 
Contemporary America
The West in American History
History of American Women 
Cultural History of the U.S. 
Environmental History of the U.S.
History of American Minorities
Research and Methodology
Interwar and World War II America
Post-World War II America
Senior Seminar in History
Western Civilization I & II

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