Teaching and Supervision
2011-Present Teaching Assistant, University of British Columbia
Courses: History of Canada (Hist 235), History of the United States Post 1945 (Hist 339), History of the United States 1896-1945 (Hist 338)
- Canadian Citizenship
- Civil Liberties in the Great Depression
- Democracy in 20th Century Canada
- Liberalism and Conservatism in the 19th and 20th centuries
- Temperance and Prohibition in Canada
- Political History, North Eastern North America
- World War One and Canada
A. Coombs, “Liberty and Community: The Political Ideas of Nineteenth-Century Canadian Temperance Movements”, University of Victory Graduate History Review, vol. Fall, 2011.
A. Coombs, “Country Before Party. The Influence of Classical Republicanism on Anti-Party thought in Late Nineteenth Century Canada”, in Colloque Mobilisations politiques et prises de parole citoyenne au québec et au canda, UQAM, Montreal, PQ, 2014.
A. Coombs, “For the Public Good: The Conflict over Waterfront Property and Economic Development in North Vancouver, 1905-1916”, in BC Studies 2013 Conference, New Westminster, BC, 2013.
A. Coombs, “Like the Exchange of Fire Between Two Regiments: Goldwin Smith and Anti-Party Thought in North America during the Late Nineteenth-Century”, in US Society for Intellectual History Annual Conference, UC Irvine, Orange County, CA, 2013.
A. Coombs, “Liberty and Community: The Political Ideas of the Nineteenth-Century Temperance Movement in Canada”, in Qualicum-Parksville History Conference, Parksville, BC, 2012.
A. Coombs, “Liberals in Conservative Clothing: Prohibition and Liberal Freedom in Victorian Canada”, in University of Ottawa’s Pierre Savard Graduate History Conference, Ottawa, Ont., 2012.
A. Coombs, “Made in Canada or the British Connection: A Historiographical Review of Canada’s Confederation in 1867”, in University of Victoria CSPT Workshop – Thinking Politically, Victoria, B.C., 2011.
A. Coombs, “A Popular Peace: Canada’s Decision to Deploy Peacekeepers to Cyprus”, in The Conference of Defence Associates Institute 13th annual Graduate Student Symposium, Kingston, Ont., 2010.
A. Coombs, “The Scott Act of 1878”, in Carleton University Undergraduate History Colloquium, Ottawa, Ontario, 2010.
A. Coombs, “Red Scare: Canada’s Rush to Integrate North America Air Defence Systems”, in The Conference of Defence Associates Institute 12th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, Kingston, Ont., 2009.