History Department

Nicole Etcheson

Alexander M. Bracken Professor of History

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BB 218   Phone: 765-285-8725  

Department of History
Burkhardt Building (BB), room 200
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Teaching and Research Specialties
Sectional crisis, Jacksonian era, Civil War and Reconstruction

Biography

Etcheson’s book, A Generation at War: The Civil War Era in a Northern Community (2011), won
the 2012 Avery O. Craven Award from the Organization of American Historians for most original book on the Civil War era and the 2012 Best Nonfiction Book of Indiana from the Indiana Center for the Book, Indiana State Library. 

In addition to her books, Etcheson is also the author of numerous articles in professional journals as well as a frequent presenter at historical conferences. She is a member of the American Historical Association, Kansas State Historical Society, Organization of American Historians, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, Southern Historical Association, and the Indiana Historical Society. Etcheson came to Ball State University with twelve years organizing for National History Day at the local and state level, as well as fourteen years of experience in teaching.

Vita

Course Schedule
  • Course
    Course
    No.
    No.
    Section
    Section
    Time
    Time
    Days
    Days
    Location
    Location
  • Course
    American History, 14
    No.
    201
    Section
    1
    Section
    1300-1350
    Days
    M W F
    Location
    BB 220
  • Course
    US Civil War and Rec
    No.
    407
    Section
    1
    Section
    1000-1050
    Days
    M W F
    Location
    BB 309
  • Course
    US Civil War and Rec
    No.
    507
    Section
    1
    Section
    1000-1050
    Days
    M W F
    Location
    BB 309