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Alice Nash

Associate Professor of History

Portrait of Alice Nash

(413) 545-1330

Herter Hall 638

Ph.D., Columbia University (1997).

Professor Alice Nash is an Associate Professor of History.  She has published numerous articles on northeastern Native American history including three in French translation in the leading Quebec journal Recherches amérindiennes au Québec. In 2003-2004 Nash held the first Fulbright-Université de Montréal Distinguished Chair, teaching a course on the Deerfield Raid of 1704 to Canadian students and bringing them to Deerfield for the Tercentenary of the Raid on February 29, 2004. With Christoph Strobel, she co-authored Daily Life of Native Americans from Post-Columbian through Nineteenth Century America (Greenwood, 2006). She is a co-editor of The Routledge Handbook on the History and Society of the Americas: Inter-American Perspectives (forthcoming, 2018). Nash is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (2013, 2015, 2017) to co-direct Summer Institutes for Teachers on teaching Native American histories in collaboration with Five Colleges Incorporated.

Research Areas

Native American history
Indigenous studies
Early American history

Courses Recently Taught

Undergraduate Courses:
Indigenous Peoples of North America
New Approaches to History: Deerfield 1704
American Revolutionary Era
Native American Activism in the Northeast
Salem 1692
Indigenous Women

Graduate Courses:
Indigenous Peoples in Museums and Archives
Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations
Researching Early New England and New France
Theory and Method in Native American History