Bartow Elmore

Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow

Bartow Elmore is a Class of 2017 National Fellow and author of Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism. An assistant professor of environmental history at Ohio State University and a member of the school's Sustainable and Resilient Economy Discovery Group, he is currently completing his second book, Seed Money: Monsanto's Past and the Future of Food. It will offer the first global environmental history of the St. Louis firm, tracing Monsanto's astounding evolution from making DDT to manipulating DNA. Not just a story of one corporation, the book examines the profits and perils associated with selling genetically engineered seeds.