Leora Fuller

Creative & Research Collaborator

Leora Fuller (she/her) is a trans artist, organizer, and facilitator currently teaching at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) and working as a Creative & Research Collaborator for the Public History Project. Her passion is supporting students and communities telling their own stories in ways that evoke the past and present to imagine a more just future. Leora has facilitated classes on decolonizing the NY-NJ region, environmental justice, subaltern history, and trans mutual aid, often incorporating new technologies such as AR/VR and digital mapping. As a member of the PHP team she helped found the organization, supported several Lenape/Lunaapeew Homeland Gatherings, and consults on a decolonized approach to data and research. She has taught at New York University, led storytelling and pedagogy workshops at the New School and the CUNY Grad Center, and curated several exhibits as co-founder of the Below the Grid Lab including “Haunted Files: The Eugenics Record Office,” “Lost Streets: Seward Park’s Fight for Housing Justice” and “In the Shadow of the Highway: Robert Moses and the Battle for Downtown.”