Nicolas Hoffmann is currently working on his Ph. D. in 19th and 20th Century United States History focusing on the history of Medicine and Person-hood. He has taught US History for the last seven years. He has written for the textbook The American YAWP in a section on Antebellum Women's Rights. He has spoken at conferences on Bandages Over Bullets: The Civil War’s Medical Side, Midnights in Mascara: Rocky Horror and Niche Culture, Dysentery and Defeat: A Tragic Medical History of the Civil War, Systemic Risk: Teaching Economics in Unstable Times, Disease Detectives, Inside the War Room: Teaching with War Games in Government Classroom, and Teaching with War: Current Events in High School Government. He has earned his M.A. in United States History and his M. A. T. in Social Studies Education from Georgia State University. He earned his B.A. in European History, with a minor in Film Studies and a minor in European Area Studies from Miami University in Oxford, OH.