Harcourt Fuller, Ph.D.

Professor Fuller holds degrees in International Studies (BA - City College of New York/CCNY), History (MA - CCNY), the History of International Relations (MSc with Merit - London School of Economics/LSE) and International History (PhD - LSE), with a focus on the history of Africa and the African Diaspora. He has conducted research in Africa, Europe, North and South America, and the Caribbean. His interdisciplinary research interests include International History; the International History of Africa; West Africa; Ghana; the Akans; the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade; the Atlantic World; Colonialism; African Nationalism; the Cold War in Africa; African Political Economy; the African Diaspora in Latin America & the Caribbean; Marronage in Jamaica, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia; African-Diaspora Genealogy and Genetics; Oral History; Indigenous History; Visual History; and Africana Films.

As a scholar of Maroon descent, Dr. Fuller is currently undertaking a major interdisciplinary, collaborative and multi-faceted research project to interrogate the Maroon experience in the Americas. Beginning with the history and contemporary dynamics of the Jamaican Maroons, this international research project, which is being conducted in Ghana, Jamaica, Britain, Canada and the United States, includes the publication of books, journal articles, the production of documentary-films, digital humanities content, as well as web and social media material.

​Please click on the links above for more information about these research projects.