Nathan T Tye

 Nathan Tye

Contact Information

309 Gregory Hall
810 S. Wright Street
M/C 466
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • Tuesday, 12-1:30pm, or by appointment
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Research Interests

  • United States History (Post-1830)
  • Homelessness and Transience
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Labor History


  • B.A. History and Theology, Creighton University, Omaha, 2011

Distinctions / Awards

  • Joseph Ward Swain Prize for Outstanding Paper in a Graduate Seminar - 2015



  • HIS 200A: Crime and Civil Disobedience on Campus: The History of the University of Illinois (Fall 2017)

Selected Publications


Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine: Rival Images of a New World in 1930s Vancouver Labour/Le Travail 77 2016, p. 263-265.

Book Contributions

Their First Allegiance: Secession in North Carolina The Secession Crisis of 1860-1861: Documenting the March Toward Disunion Their First Allegiance: Secession in North Carolina New York The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 2011, p. 152-162.