John Nichols - Directory - Christopher Newport University


John Nichols

Department of English - Center for Effective Teaching - Honors Program

John Nichols

Associate Professor
Director, Center for Effective Teaching

McMurran Hall 201C
(757) 594-8896


  • Ph D in English, University of Pittsburgh
  • MA in English, University of Pittsburgh
  • BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Richmond


American film, digital humanities, cultural constructions of value, film genre. modernism, roaring twenties, film and literature adaptation.


Film appreciation and education efforts 1915-1960, censorship, cinematic depictions of waste and reuse, modernist theories of composition and reception and their impact upon disciplinary formation.


Dr. Nichols is Associate Professor of English, Director of Film Studies, and Director of the Center for Effective Teaching.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Other
    Art(S)cience Festival 2024.
  • Other
    "CNU Art(S)cience Festival: Arts and the Environment". CNU Art(S)cience Festial. Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center. Newport News.
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