Filippello, Marcus

Associate Professor


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

Research Interests

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

Teaching Areas

Sub-Saharan Africa
Global environmental history

Selected Publications

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. The Nature of the Path: Reading a West African Road. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.
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.