Nathan Tye is a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 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 serves as the Associate Editor of the SourceLab digital publishing collective and as Assistant Book Review Editor of Middle West Review, published by the University of Nebraska Press. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in History and Theology from Creighton University in 2011.

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