Dr Harcourt Fuller, associate professor of African and African Diaspora history in the Department of History at Georgia State University in Atlanta, has been appointed to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Fuller fills the vacancy created by the expiration of the second four-year term of numismatist Thomas J. Uram. Uram spent the last two years of his second term as CCAC President.
A collector of coins and currency since childhood, Fuller is a member of the American Numismatic Association and the International Bank Note Society. His numismatic research has been highlighted in World of coins and the IBNS Review.
Fuller is also the creator of the museum’s traveling exhibit, Black Money: World Coins exhibition showcasing the history of Africa and the African Diaspora and Cultures; the Black silver exhibition soundtrack; and the next documentary film, Black women on money.
Fuller holds a doctorate in international history and an MSc (with merit) in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics. Fuller also holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, a Master of Arts in History, and a Certificate in Latin American Studies from City College of New York.
During his graduate studies he held the post of Research Assistant in the Department of Coins and Medals at the British Museum in London.