Howard Nicholson

Assistant Professor
203B Cohodas
(906) 227-2586
hnichols@nmu.edu

Education

B.S., M.A., Ball State University
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

Interests

Dr. Nicholson's interests include the old Northwest, upland southern culture in Jacksonian America, and secondary history and social studies education.

Selected Publications/Presentations

"Fruit Agriculture in the Upper Peninsula." Sonderegger Symposium VIII, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, October 2, 2008.

"The Transition from Open Range Livestock to a Dairy Economy: The First 100 Years of Agriculture in Menominee County, Michigan, 1840-1940." Sonderegger Symposium VII, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, September 14, 2007.

"The Cornish in Michigan." Synopsis of Dr. Russell Magnaghi's recent book, The Cornish in Michigan, published by the Michigan State University Press. Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee, Michigan, August 21, 2007.

"Lumberjack, Lover, and Inventor: A Danish Immigrant's Story in the Upper Peninsula." Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee, Michigan, July 31, 2007.

"Mentor for Life: The Dialogue of Bowman and Voelker." Sonderegger Symposium VI, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, September 14, 2006.

"Danish Traditions in the Upper Peninsula." Sonderegger Symposium V, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, December 9, 2005.

"Danish Immigration to the Upper Peninsula as Exemplified by Knud Nielsen." Sonderegger Symposium IV, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, October 13, 2004.

Selected Professional Affiliations

American Historical Association
Indiana Historical Society
National Council for History Education
National Council for Social Studies

Program Sponsor

Supervisor for NMU History role players at historic Fort Wilkins State Park since summer 2007.