Marcus Filippello

  • Associate Professor, History


  • PhD, University of California-Davis, 2010
  • MBA, University of Missouri, 1997

Teaching Schedule

Course Num Title Meets
HIST 132-202 World History Since 1500 No Meeting Pattern

Teaching Interests

  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Global environmental history
  • Pan-Africanism

Research Interests

  • Sub-Saharan African history (especially Benin)
  • Environmental history
  • History of development

Selected Publications

Filippello, Marcus. The Nature of the Path: Reading a West African Road University of Minnesota Press. 2017.
Filippello, Marcus. “Settling Ohori: Reassessing Rebellion, Gender, and Foundation 'Myths' in Colonial Dahomey" Journal of West African History 3.1 (2017): 55-76.
Filippello, Marcus. “Roads of Joy, Pathways of Anger: Emotional Responses to Landscape of Mobility” Landcapes of Mobility: Culture, Politics and Placemaking Ed. Sen, Arjit H., and Johung, Jennifer N.Ashgate. (2013): 165-184.