Scott Gurman

Senior Lecturer, History

Office: Gardner 148
Tel: 608.342.1784

  • PhD, Northern Illinois University


  • Modern World
  • U.S. Foreign Relations (w/South East Asia)
  • Cultural History


  • World Civilization II
  • World War II
  • World History Through Film
  • U.S. History I and II
  • Environmental History
  • Converging Hemispheres, 1500-1900
  • Contemporary World, 1900-Present

Research Interests:

  • How products and consumerism shape the the world around them
  • The use of visual media to understand cultural exchanges

Current Project:

  • Developing a ¬†history course on how food, drink, and leisure shaped the modern world

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