Phone: (615) 904-8174
Office Location and Mailing Address: Peck Hall, Room 285
MTSU Box 23
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
FIELDS: American Revolution and Early American Republic, American and Global Environmental
History, Early American Frontier.
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:
GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:
Nelson, Lynn. "When Land Was Cheap, and Labor Dear: James Madison's 'Address to the Albermarle Agricultural Society' and the Problem of Southern Agricultural Reform," History Compass, (2008).
Nelson, Lynn. "Historiographical Conversations about the Backcountry: Politics," Journal of Backcountry Studies, 2 (Autumn, 2007).
Nelson, Lynn. Pharsalia: An Environmental Biography of a Southern Plantation, 1780-1880, (University of Georgia Press, 2007).
WORKS IN PROGRESS:
"Pioneers and Posterity: Narrating the History of Early Tennessee."
"Conserving the Caney Fork: Nature and Democracy in the Twentieth-Century South."
Ph.D., College of William and Mary, 1998
M.A. University of Kansas, 1991
A.B. University of Chicago, 1989
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