Andrew Busch

Andrew Busch

Assistant Professor

Phone: 843-349-6920 Email: Office Hours:

Office hours by appointment only


Andrew M. Busch is an interdisciplinary historian who studies cities, environmental planning, knowledge production, and political economy. He is also an oral historian. Busch received a PhD in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth Century Austin, Texas (University of North Carolina Press, 2017) and co-author of Republic of Barbecue: Stories beyond the Brisket (University of Texas Press, 2009). His new project, High Tech Texas: Public Institutions, Regional Economic Development, and the Myth of Free Markets, is under contract with the University of Texas Press.

Teaching Areas

Globalization, critical thinking, interdisciplinary studies, urban studies, environmental studies, sustainability, political economy, oral history

Research Areas

Urban and environmental history, political economy, economic geography, Texas and the US South, racial issues, sustainability