Thomas M. Wickman
Associate Professor of History and American Studies
Phone: (860) 297-2393 Office Location: Seabury Hall N-044
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Trinity College faculty member since 2012 View office hours for Spring 2024
General ProfileTeachingResearchPublications/PresentationsHonors/Awards
Ph.D., Harvard Univ.
A.M., Harvard Univ.
A.B., Harvard College

Tom Wickman is Associate Professor of History and American Studies. He received a Ph.D. in History of American Civilization from Harvard University. He also earned an A.M. in History and an A.B. in History and Literature, both from Harvard. His first book is Snowshoe Country: An Environmental and Cultural History of Winter in the Early American Northeast (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018). 

At Trinity, he offers courses in environmental history, Native American history, and colonial American history. In all courses, he draws attention to large-scale structures of power and systems of economic production and distribution, while also emphasizing the variety of local environments, everyday practices, and personal experiences.