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Nicholas Myers

Graduate Student

Nicholas Myers

Educational Background

Master of Arts, History, Cornell University (2017)

Master of Arts, English and American Literature, The University of Montana (2011)

Bachelor of Arts, Comparative Literature, New York University (2003)


My focus is on northern Mexico and, more broadly, the North American West in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This work reflects interests in geography, state formation, political ecology, and spatial theory.

Advisor:  Ray Craib, Ernesto Bassi


Mexico, American West, Modern and Colonial Latin America, Indigenous History, Borderlands, Political Ecology, Geography and Space, Autonomy and Exile, Literature of the Americas


  • History


“Longitudinal Antarctica: A Continent in the Abstract.” Cartographica. Volume 51; Spring 2016. University of Toronto Press.