About

This website serves as the professional platform for Nathan Braccio. Nathan is an Assistant Professor of History of Lesley University. His research centers on Indigenous mapmaking in colonial New England. He is currently working on turning his dissertation into a monograph, tentatively titled “Mapping New England: The Algonquian-English Cartographic Struggle, 1500-1700 .” Part of this project involves the creation of analytical maps using GIS software.

Nathan received his PhD from the University of Connecticut in April 2020 and his BA and MA in History from American University in Washington DC.  In 2019-2020 Nathan was the Draper Dissertation Fellow at the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute. His research has been funded by the ACLS, NEH-Massachusetts Historical Society, the JB Harley Fellowship in the History of Cartography, and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Nathan can be reached at nbraccio[at]lesley.edu