Nicole Belolan – Public Historian
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden and the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) recently announced the appointment of University of Delaware alumna Dr. Nicole Belolan to the position of Public Historian in Residence at MARCH, effective August 13, 2018. While contributing to programs and publications at MARCH, she will serve as co-editor of The Public Historian, the leading journal in the field of public history, and Digital Media Editor for National Council on Public History (NCPH).
Belolan earned her Ph.D. in History of American Civilization from the University of Delaware under the direction of Prof. Katherine Grier and master’s degrees from Delaware in History and from the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture. While at Delaware, she worked with the IMLS-funded Sustaining Places project. In her research field of disability history, she has published peer-reviewed academic articles as well as essays for general audiences. She is a Public Scholars Project Speaker for the New Jersey Council for the Humanities on the topic “Disabilities Then, Disabilities Now.”