School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Dr. Kylie Galbraith is an historian and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide, who completed her PhD in 2017. Prior to this, she completed a double degree in Bachelor of Arts and International Studies, majoring in History in 2007. In 2008, she completed Honours (First Class) in History.
Dr Galbraith specialises in British and German history, with a particular focus on the history of the press.
Dr Galbraith's research primarily focuses on British press relations with and perceptions of Nazi Germany in the interwar period through to the end of the Second World War. This includes the representation of Nazi terror and antisemitism (including Holocaust) in British media. Her research also examines British media understanding of the nature of the Nazi regime.
Broadly, Galbraith's research incorporates the following:
- The history of the British press early-mid 20th centuries.
- British history, particularly from a social and political perspective.
- Nazi Germany, 1933-1945, particularly from a social and political perspective
- Post-War German history, including Denazification and the the Nuremberg Trials
Galbraith was awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award to undertake her PhD at the University of Adelaide in 2009.
Dr Kylie Galbraith has experience teaching at both the University of Adelaide and Flinders University in South Australia. She has been teaching since 2010. Her teaching expertise in History includes 20th century European and world history, Australian history, the study of ethnic cleansing and genocide, and the first and second world wars. At the University of Adelaide she has tutored in Twentieth Century: A World in Turmoil (HIST1106, 2010, 2012). At Flinders University she has taught in the following topics: History's Turning Points (HIST1703, 2012 2013, 2017), History's Killing Fields (HIST1704, 2013, 2014, 2016), Nazi Germany: Its Origins and Nature (HIST2009, 2013, 2015, 2017), and Creating a Nation: A brief history of Australia to 1939 (HIST1203, 2017). Galbraith has also lectured at Flinders University in History's Killing Fields in 2014 and 2016.
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