Assistant Professor of History, University of Rochester
Thomas Fleischman is a historian of modern Europe, Germany, environmental history, and animals. He is the author of Communist Pigs: An Animal History of the Rise and Fall of East Germany, published in the Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books series at the University of Washington Press in 2020. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Program in Agrarian Studies at Yale University as well as the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia at NYU. He has taught at Bowdoin College and The Cooper Union while his work has received support from the Social Science Research Council, the Mellon Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the J. William Fulbright Program.