Michaela (Míša) Appeltová

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2020–22)
PhD'19 (modern European history) University of Chicago

Research Interests

Modern East Central Europe; gender, sexuality, and the body; disability history; oral history methodology; colonialism and Eastern Europe.


Amy Coombs

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2020–22)
PhD'20 (British history) University of Chicago

Research Interests

Economic and environmental history; the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions; coal transformation and oil acceleration; environmental and energy drivers of colonization and war; applied history; energy and agricultural economics; archival methods; paleography; digital humanities; geographic information systems (GIS).


Charles Bégué Fawell

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2021–23)
PhD'21 (modern European history) University of Chicago

Research Interests

Colonialism and the history of the French and British Empires; maritime history; migration, travel, and transit; military cultures and masculinity; material culture; global history


Alexander Hofmann

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2021–23)
PhD'21 (US History) University of Chicago

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States; history of the American South; cultural, social, and political history; race and racism; gender and sexuality; violence; science, medicine, and the body; mass and visual culture; collective memory; public history


Erin McCullugh

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2021–23)
PhD'21 (Caribbean & Atlantic World History) University of Chicago

Research Interests

History of Brazil; Latin American history; slavery and emancipation in the Americas; the transatlantic slave trade; the Atlantic World; race and racism; the history of gender and sexuality


Colin Rydell

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2020–22)
PhD'20 (British history) University of Chicago

Research Interests

Early modern Britain; commodity and consumption history; alternative agriculture; environmental history; the early American colonies; the history of science; The Great Instauration