Hayden Nelson

Hayden Nelson
  • Graduate Student

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall, Room 2015
Office Hours:
By Appointment (Online)


Hayden L. Nelson earned his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2018 where he was a History major with minors in Ancient and American Indian Studies, as well as earning a Certificate from the university's Ojibwe Language program. Hayden then earned his M.A. in History from the University of Montana, Missoula in Spring 2020. At the University of Kansas, Hayden studies 19th century U.S. history, focusing on interactions between Indigenous peoples and Euro-Americans in borderlands spaces throughout the North American West. Hayden is particularly interested in points of both conflict and cooperation regarding access to and usage of the environment and its resources.

Advised by Andrew Isenberg