Name: Nicholas Marshall
Title: Chair, Associate Professor of History
Office Location: Fontaine 211
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2290
Degrees Held:

Ph.D. University of California, Davis
M.A. University of California, Davis
B.A. Oberlin College


Courses taught:

Conspiracy Theories in American History

The Empire State: New York History

American History to 1877

Themes in Modern History
Civil War and Reconstruction
Historical Research Methods
American Colonial Experience
History and Culture of the Hudson River Valley
Sex, Death, and Disease in America
Honors Seminar (Hudson River Valley Studies)
Radicals and Reformers in Nineteenth-Century America


Social history of the United States


"The Sacrosanct Statistics of the Civl War," J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 4 (Spring, 2016), 214-221.

"The Great Exaggeration: Death and the Civil War," Journal of the Civil War Era 4 (March, 2014), 3-26.

"Rural Experience and the Development of the Middle Class: the Power of Culture and Tangible Improvements," American Nineteenth Century History 8 (March, 2007), 1-25.

"The Rural Newspaper and the Circulation of Information and Culture in New York and the Antebellum North," New York History 88 (Spring, 2007), 133-151.

"'In the Midst of Life We Are in Death': Affliction and the Practice of Religion in Antebellum America," in Mortal Remains: Images and Attitudes toward Death in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003).


American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Society for Historians of the Early American Republic
New York State Historical Association