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James Fuller publishes “Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction”

oliverpmortonA. James Fuller, professor of history, published a peer-reviewed book, “Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction” in the Civil War in the North Series by Kent State University Press. He also published a peer-reviewed book chapter and a peer-reviewed journal article and six book reviews in scholarly journals in 2016-2017.

In 2016, he gave eight conference presentations, including five at national meetings. His presentations included an invited lecture at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.

In February 2017, Fuller presented a paper at the Nineteenth Century Studies Association national meeting in Charleston, South Carolina and gave two presentations at the Indiana Association of Historians state conference in Lafayette, Indiana. In April, he presented at the Ohio Academy of History state meeting at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. In June 2017, he presented a paper at the Midwest Historical Association annual meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

In August 2017, the University honored Fuller with a Faculty Achievement Award in the Shaheen College of Arts & Sciences for successfully establishing himself as a national Civil War historian, as noted by the Truman Presidential Library. He is noted for his commitment to service projects on campus and in the community, and for being an inspiration to his students.