Teaching Fellows

Amy Coombs

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences Amy Coombs

Area of Study

Department of History

Amy Coombs

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences

Amy Coombs focuses on economic history and agriculture. Prior to completing a PhD in eighteenth century British history at The University of Chicago, she earned an MS in Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue. Her work bridges archival methods, data mining, GIS, and science writing. Her editorial features have appeared in Nature Biotechnology, the American Geophysical Union EoS, The Scientist Magazine, and other outlets. She is currently working on her first book to revise her dissertation work focusing on eighteenth century oilseed economies.

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