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history professor , writer

David Todd Courtwright, American history professor, writer. Recipient College on Problems of Drug Dependence media award, 2002; National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1991, 98-99, American Council Learned Societies fellow, 1993-1994; National Aeronautics and Space Administration/American Heart Association fellow, 2002.

Background

Courtwright, David Todd was born on April 10, 1952 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Robert Thomas and Elizabeth Beatrice (Brown) Courtwright.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Kansas, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Rice University, 1979.

Career

Assistant professor history University Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1979-1985, associate professor, 1985-1988, chairman department, 1979-1988. Professor history University North Florida, Jacksonville, since 1988, chairman department, 1988-1995, presidential professor, since 2005. Member substance abuse committee Institute Medicine, Washington, 1988-1990.

Works

Membership

Trustee Mark Twain Memorial, Hartford, 1982-1988. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Association for History Medicine, National History Center (founding member), Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association Northeast Florida (president 1992-1993, since 2009, vice president 1994-1997), Alcohol & Drugs History Society (president since 2009).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running.

Connections

Married Shelby Marie Miller, December 29, 1976. Children: Andrew Miller, Paul Miller.

father:
Robert Thomas Courtwright

mother:
Elizabeth Beatrice (Brown) Courtwright

spouse:
Shelby Marie Miller

children:
Andrew Miller Courtwright

Paul Miller Courtwright