Elizabeth Nielsen

Elizabeth Nielsen

Research Interests

history of medicine, maritime culture, the body, material culture, trade & commerce, environmental and oceanic histories


Elizabeth Nielsen is a Ph.D. student in the History department. Her research interests are at the intersection of maritime culture and history of medicine, specifically the relationship between space and place, the body, and experiences of health during oceanic voyages. They have a BA from the University of Puget Sound (2014) and an MAs in History of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2017).