Ms Kellie Moss

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Carceral Archipelago Affiliated Researcher Ms Kellie Moss profile picture

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Biography

After graduating in Modern History at De Montfort University in 2012 and completing an MA in history at the University of Leicester, I was awarded a Graduate Teaching Assistantship with Leicester’s School of History in 2013. My doctoral research centres on the global integration of forced labourers to Western Australia from 1829-1868, with a particular focus on the entanglements between indentured European servants, apprenticed juvenile emigrants, convict labourers and Indigenous Australians.  I am currently an affiliated researcher on the ERC Carceral Archipelago project (2013-2018) led by Prof. Clare Anderson. I am also the founder of the East Midlands PGR Teaching Training and Peer Support Programme funded by the East Midlands Centre for Teaching History.


Teaching

As a Graduate Teaching Assistant I have designed and taught the module HS1100: Free colony to Penal Settlement: Settlers, Aborigines and Missionaries in Western Australia 1829–1849, since 2014. The module traces the history of Western Australia from its origins as a free colony in 1829 to its transformation into a penal settlement in 1849. The course seeks to understand the many forces that shaped Western Australia’s identity in this period, especially its relationship with Britain.


I have also taught and continue to teach on a number of first year undergraduate modules including, HS1002: Shock of the Modern, HS1016: Europe 1861-1991: Emancipation and Subjugation, HS1011: Making of the Modern World, and HS1010: Europe Reshaped.


Publications

Anderson C, Crockett CM, De Vito CG, Miyamoto T, Moss K, Roscoe K, Sakata M (2015) Locating penal transportation: punishment, space and place c. 1750-1900. In: Morin KM, Moran D (Eds.) Historical Geographies of Prisons: Unlocking the usable carceral past. London, Routledge.

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