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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
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, food history, Native American history, colonial American history, planetary history, and climate 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.