Nicole Eustace

Professor of History

University of Pennsylvania, PhD 2001

Office Address: 

King Juan Carlos Center, Room 713



Field of Study: 

Atlantic World

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Eighteenth-century North America in the Atlantic world; gender, culture, and politics


Nicole Eustace is Associate Professor of History and Program Director of the History of Women and Gender Master’s Degree at New York University. She is a historian of eighteenth-century British America and the early United States.

Selected Works:


Eustace1812.jpg1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism (University of Pennsylvania Press, May 2012)

PassionBOOK.jpgPassion Is the Gale: Emotion, Power, and the Coming of the American Revolution (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008 / paper 2011)


“The Sentimental Paradox: Humanity and Violence on the Pennsylvania Frontier.” William and Mary Quarterly 65 no. 1 (2008): 29-64.

“When Fish Walk on Land: Social History in a Postmodern World.” Journal of Social History 37 no. 1 (2003): 77-91.

“Vehement Movements: Debates on Emotion, Self, and Society during the Seven Years War in Pennsylvania.” Explorations in Early American Culture (Now published as Early American Studies) 5(2001): 79-117.

“‘The Cornerstone of a Copious Work’: Courtship, Love and Power in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia.” Journal of Social History 34 no. 3 (2001): 517-546.


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