Dr. Kate Burlingham

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Kate Burlingham, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History


Kate Burlingham is an Associate Professor of History at California State University, Fullerton where she teaches classes related to US foreign relations, slavery, global history, history of science, and Africa.  She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in History from Rutgers University and her AB from Barnard College, Columbia University. She is currently finishing her manuscript about the centuries-long relations between individuals in the U.S. and those in Angola.  She was an Africanist Doctoral fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and has received numerous other grants in support of her research and writing from foundations and organizations in the United States and Portugal.


2011, Ph.D., Rutgers University

2005, M.A. in History, Rutgers University

2001, A.B., Barnard College (Columbia University)