Jeremy Nelson

Field & Specialties

19th Century America
Environmental History
Political History
Civil War Era


A.B., Princeton University (2020), summa cum laude


Jeremy Nelson is a first-year doctoral candidate with interests in the history of the American environment, populism, and the working class. A Virginian from birth, he spent his middle and high school years in Hampton and graduated from Kecoughtan High School.

Awards & Honors

Princeton University Department of History C.O. Joline Prize in American History