About the Author

Prof. Nicole M. Phelps is an associate professor of History at the University of Vermont. She holds a BA summa cum laude from The Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University and a MA and PhD from the University of Minnesota. Her first book, U.S.-Habsburg Relations from 1815 to the Paris Peace Conference: Sovereignty Transformed, was published with Cambridge University Press in 2013 (paperback 2015). She is an active member of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) and the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE), as well as holding a leadership position in the Alpha of Vermont Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Prof. Phelps can be reached via email at nphelps@uvm.edu.