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Andrew Gutkowski

Dr. Andrew Gutkowski

Assistant Professor


Andrew Gutkowski is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, where he teaches courses in Environmental Justice, Social Advocacy, and Black Studies. He has a Ph.D. in History from the University of South Carolina (2020) with concentrations in Modern U.S., African American, and Environmental History. His current book project explores how post-war struggles over civil rights and industrial pollution in the U.S. South shaped the uneven distribution of environmental hazards – toxic waste facilities, Superfund sites, brownfields – that defines much of the region’s industrial landscape today. His research has recently been published in The Journal of American History.

  • PHD - University of South Carolina-Columbia (2020)
  • MA - Georgia College & State University (2014)

BLS 401: Liberal Studies Research Seminar
IDS 350: Environmental Justice and Racism

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Areas of Expertise

Environmental Justice, African American History, U.S. South