African American Studies, with a primary field in History
Nicholas is a doctoral candidate in African American Studies with a primary concentration in History. His research focuses on slavery, urbanization and the built environment in the Black Atlantic world. Currently he is working on a history of urban slave quarters in New Orleans as part of a larger dissertation on the role of urban slave labor in the city’s architectural construction. He received his BA in Psychology from Lawrence University in 2003, additional BAs in Interdisciplinary Studies and History from the University of New Orleans in 2011, and an MA in African American Studies from Harvard University in 2014.