Robb Nelson

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Graduate Student History robb.nelson@huskers.unl.edu (402) 472-2414 612 Oldfather Hall
JOINED THE DEPARTMENT

2016

BIO

Robb's primary research interests concern issues within the field of Race and Ethnic Studies, specifically on the topic of colorism throughout the long 19th century in the U.S. His current position as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln grants him the opportunity to work with international graduate students and to be an advisor to future graduate students. Robb's other position as an intern in the museum collections division of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln State Museum allows him the opportunity to enhance his research and collections management skills while also increasing his academic knowledge through hands-on experience in his field.

Education

History Ph.D. program – Pursuing specializations in 19th Century Studies and Race and Ethnic Studies; University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Master of Arts – History: Specialization in 19th Century Studies; May 2016; University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Bachelor of Arts – History and Political Science; August 2013; University of Nebraska-Lincoln