Shaun Nichols

Shaun Nichols

College Fellow in History
Shaun Nichols

Dr. Nichols is College Fellow in History at Harvard University, where his research and teaching center on the history of capitalism, immigration, and labor in the United States and the world. His current book project, Crisis Capital: Industrial Massachusetts and the Making of Global Capitalism, 1865-Present, offers a global history of the rise and fall of industrial Massachusetts as told through the  changing global geographies of migrant labor, mobile capital, and state power. Dr. Nichols also serves as a concentration advisor in the Quincy Undergraduate House, was previously an Associate of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and was also a visiting fellow at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam. Nichols received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2016 and his B.A. from Western Washington University in 2010. 

Teaching, Fall 2016:

HIST 1457: History of American Capitalism

HIST 13N: American Immigration

Teaching, Spring 2017:

HIST 13O: When the Bottom Falls Out: The History of Economic Crisis in America

Contact Information

Robinson Hall 113
35 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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