Faculty & Staff

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 http://pinterest.com/drosullivan/ 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: http://amzn.to/1J5NRlu

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 https://twitter.com/historynibbles

On Pinterest



Courses Taught at TROY:

U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History from 1877
Contemporary America
The Westward Movement
History of American Women
Cultural History of the U.S.
Western Civilization I & II