Niklas Frykman, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

U.S. History, Early American History, Atlantic History, Maritime History

Selected Research and Publications

  • “Connections between mutinies in European navies,” in Mutiny and Maritime Radicalism in the Age of Revolution: A Global Survey, edited by Niklas Frykman, Clare Anderson, Lex Heerma van Voss, and Marcus Rediker (forthcoming special issue of the International Review of Social History)
  • “Pirates and smugglers: Political Economy in the Red Atlantic,” in Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy in Early Modern Britain and its Empire, edited by Carl Wennerlind and Philip Stern (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming)
  • “The Mutiny on the Hermione: warfare, revolution, and treason in the Royal Navy,” Journal of Social History 44, no. 1 (2010): 159-187.
  • “Seamen on late eighteenth-century European warships,” International Review of Social History 54 (2009), 67-93.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Barbara Thom Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Huntington Library (2013-14)
  • Mellon/ACLS Recent Doctoral Recipient Fellowship (Declined)
  • Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2009-10)
  • Lillian B. Lawler Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh (2008-09)
  • Research Fellowship, Sweden-America Foundation (2007-08)

Niklas Frykman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
Department: History
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