Dr. Nicole L. Greenspan

Dr. Nicole GreenspanAssociate Professor of History
Maples, 027
(434) 223-6354


B.A., York University, 1996; M.A., University of Toronto, 1998; Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2006.

Selected Publications
Selling Cromwell's Wars: Media, Empire, and Godly Warfare 1650-1658 (Routledge, 2016; originally published Pickering and Chatto, 2012).


"Charles II, Lucy Walter, and the Stuart Courts in Exile," English Historical Review (forthcoming, 2016).

"Charles II, Exile, and the Problem of Allegiance," Historical Journal 54.1 (2011), 73-103.

"War and Popular Literature in Mid-Seventeenth Century Britain," Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, ed. Joad Raymond (Oxford University Press, 2011), 315-35. 

"News and the Politics of Information in the Mid-Seventeenth Century: The Western Design and the Conquest of Jamaica," History Workshop Journal 69 (2010), 1-26.

"News, Intelligence, and Espionage at the Exiled Court at Cologne: The Case of Henry Manning," Media History 11 1&2 (2005), 105-125. Reprinted in News and News Networks in Early Modern Britain and Europe, ed. Joad Raymond (Routledge, 2006).

"Religious Contagion in Mid-Seventeenth Century England," Imagining Contagion in Early Modern Europe, ed. Claire Carlin (Palgrave, 2005), 212-27.

"Public Scandal, Political Controversy, and Familial Conflict in the Stuart Courts in Exile: The Struggle to Convert the Duke of Gloucester in 1654", Albion 35.3 (2003), 398-427.

Recent Courses
HIST 499 Print and Politics in Revolutionary Britain
HIST 499 Piracy in the Early Modern World
HIST 307 Early Modern Britain
HIST 308 Renaissance Italy
HIST 201 & 202 England and the British Empire
WCUL 102 Western Culture
HONS 101Witchcraft and Persecution in the Atlantic World, 1500-2000