Nigel A. Sellars
Associate Professor
History
757-594-7077 | nsellars@cnu.edu

Areas of Expertise
American labor history, especially the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW); Rebellions and uprisings in American history; American Presidency; the 1918 Influenza pandemic; Great Depression; The 1960s & Viet Nam; Fascist movements in America; Socialist party of America; 20th Century American Popular Culture, including films, folk & pop music, pulp magazine, science fiction writers, and radio broadcast; and Sports, especially late 19th and early 20th century baseball and ice hockey.

Education
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1994
M.A., University of Oklahoma, 1985
B.A. Journalism, University of Oklahoma 1980

Awards, Scholarships, Grants
CNU Faculty Development Grant, Fall 2004
Muriel Wright Award for Best Article, “The Chronicles of Oklahoma”, 2001

Associations/Memberships
American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Western Historical Association
Oklahoma Historical Society
Labor and Working Class History Association
Social Science History Association

Community Involvement
Faculty Sponsor, CNU Alpha Zeta Mu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society 2004
Moderator, “The Sixties: A Film History of America’s Decade of Crisis and Change.” 2004
Judge, Virginia History Day, District 6, Western Branch Middle School, Chesapeake, 2003