Nicolaus Mills

BA, Harvard University. PhD, Brown University. Special interest in American studies. Author of Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America’s Coming of Age as a Superpower; The Triumph of Meanness: America’s War Against Its Better Self; Their Last Battle: The Fight for the National World War II Memorial; Like a Holy Crusade: Mississippi 1964; The Crowd in American Literature; and American and English Fiction in the Nineteenth Century. Editor of Getting Out: Historical Perspectives on Leaving Iraq; Debating Affirmative Action; Arguing Immigration; Culture in an Age of Money; Busing USA; The New Journalism; and The New Killing Fields. Contributor to The Boston Globe, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Newsday, The Nation, Yale Review, National Law Journal, and The Guardian; editorial board member, Dissent magazine. Recipient of fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, American Council of Learned Societies, and the Rockefeller Foundation. SLC, 1972–

Courses taught in Literature

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • The Nonfiction Essay: Writing the Literature of Fact, Journalism, and Beyond
2012-2013
  • Declarations of Independence: American Literary Masterworks
  • The Nonfiction Essay: Writing the Literature of Fact, Journalism, and Beyond
2011-2012
  • First-Year Studies: Declarations of Independence: American Literary Masterworks, American Art
  • The Nonfiction Essay: Writing the Literature of Fact, Journalism, and Beyond

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