Christopher McKnight Nichols, PhD
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Christopher McKnight Nichols is an Associate Professor of History and the Director of the Center for the Humanities at Oregon State University. Nichols is an expert on the 1918-19 influenza pandemic and is a frequent commentator on the historical dimensions of contemporary politics and foreign policy. He is an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and an Organization of American Historians (OAH) Distinguished Lecturer. Nichols is author or editor of five books, including award-winning Promise and Peril: America at the Dawn of a Global Age (Harvard UP, 2011, 2015), co-editor, Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (2017), and co-editor, co-author of the forthcoming Rethinking American Grand Strategy (Oxford UP). https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20200420/four-lessons-from-the-1918-spanish-flu-pandemic#1