Stuart McCook

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Professor University of Guelph Assistant Vice-President, International College of Arts Department of History Guelph, Ontario sgmccook@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 53213

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Dr. McCook's research focuses on the environmental history of tropical crops and commodities, especially in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. McCook looks at the interplay between economy and environment by studying the origins of epidemic crop diseases. His current research project is a gl...

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Bio/Research

Dr. McCook's research focuses on the environmental history of tropical crops and commodities, especially in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. McCook looks at the interplay between economy and environment by studying the origins of epidemic crop diseases. His current research project is a global history of the coffee rust (Hemileia vastatrix), a catastrophic crop epidemic that spread across the world's coffee zones between 1870 and 1980. His other research and teaching interests include global history, commodity history, the history of science, technology, and medicine, disease and history, the history of natural disasters, and Latin American history.

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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Angela Mulholland
angela.mulholland@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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