Nicholas Barone is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department of History at Princeton, specializing in modern Britain and Europe. His research focuses on the intellectual, affective, legal, and imperial dimensions of British working-class political life in the long nineteenth century. He has secondary interests in the comparative history of European statecraft, Victorian literature and criticism, the history of the family, and the philosophy of history.
Nick graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College in 2019 with a B.A. in English and History and studied modern history at St Edmund Hall, Oxford for two terms in 2018. He has also completed graduate coursework in literary studies, legal history, and gender and sexuality studies at Brown University.