Thomas Rodgers
Teaching Fellow

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  • Address: School of History, Classics, & Archaeology
    Newcastle University
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 7RU


I joined the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology as a teaching fellow in January 2012. My research and teaching centre on the history of early America and the British Atlantic World.


PhD in History, University of Warwick, 2011

MPhil in Historical Studies, University of Cambridge, 2006

BA (Hons) in History, Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, 2005


British Group for Early American History 

European Early American Studies Association (EEASA), secretary 2008-2012 


Research Interests


Undergraduate Teaching

HIS1030 Evidence & Argument

HIS1046 History of the Americas

HIS2021 Slavery and Antislavery in the Atlantic World

HIS2131 American Slavery, American Freedom: Black and White America in the Age of Revolutions

HIS3000 Reading History

HIS3020 Writing History

HIS3081 The American Civil War, 1861-65

Postgraduate Teaching

HIS8031 Advanced Themes in the History of the Americas

HIS8063 Nation Building in the Americas

HIS8064 Ethnicity, Race and Gender in the Atlantic World