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Kim Nielsen

Kim Nielsen
Professor of Social Change & Development, History, and Women's and Gender Studies
MAC A320
(920) 465-2487

Kim Nielsen has published multiple books and articles, served as an advisor for several film documentaries, and won numerous academic and teaching awards. These include a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Stipend, the 2004 UWGB/Student Government Association Woman of the Year Award, and a Fulbright Scholar Award to the University of Iceland. One of her books, The Radical Lives of Helen Keller, is published in both English and Japanese. In 2005 she lectured in Japan, invited by the Japanese Association of American Studies. In 2007 she helped direct a leadership development course on violence against women held in Amman, Jordan. She is particularly proud of her 2005 Founders Association Award for Teaching Excellence.

Education: Ph.D., M.A. in History, University of Iowa; B.A. Mcalester College