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Dr. Nathan Tye is an assistant professor of history at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. His dissertation, The Ways of the Hobo: Transient Mobility and Culture in the United States, 1870s-1930s explores the history of mobility and its intersections with gender, sexuality, class, and race within the lives of transient and casual laborers, better known as hobos, in the United States. Tye is an expert in labor history, gender and sexuality history, transnational history, and the history of the Great Plains and Midwest. A native Nebraskan, Tye graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in History and Theology from Creighton University in 2011.

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