Nathan Martin

Associate Professor of History
Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership
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PhD - University of Nebraska, Lincoln
MA - Minnesota State University, Mankato
BA - Iowa State University

Nathan Martin

Dr. Nathan Martin is an associate professor of history at Charleston Southern. His research interests include early modern European history as well as diplomatic history. He received a PhD from the University of Nebraska in 2008, and has taught at Charleston Southern University since 2008. In 2014, he assisted in the development and administration of the Experiential Learning Initiative.

Your Purpose. Our Mission.

I choose to continue to work at CSU because I believe God has called me to be here at the institution. Charleston Southern gives me an opportunity to integrate faith into the classroom, and this is not an option in public institutions.

Dr. Nathan Martin

Quality Matters Applying the Rubric Certificate, 2020
National Society for Experiential Education (Experiential Education Certification, 2017)
Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society, 2002)
Eta Sigma Phi (Classical Studies Honor Society, 1997)
Paul A. Olsen Student Travel Award, 2008
Agnes Strickland Prize for Best Graduate Paper, 2008
Folger Shakespeare Paleography Alternate Fellow, 2006
Warren F. and Edith R. Day Dissertation Travel Award, 2006
University of Nebraska Landis Fund Recipient, 2006


“Ibn Al-Arabi,” “Frashokereti,” and “Great White Throne Judgment” in End of Days: An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions, edited by Wendell Johnson (ABC-CLIO, 2017)

“Princess Cecilia Vasa” in A Biographical Encyclopedia of Early Modern Women, edited by Carole Levin, Anna Bertolet, and Jo Carney (ROUTLEDGE, 2017)

“Princess Cecilia’s Visit to Elizabethan England,” published in The Foreign Relations of Queen Elizabeth, edited by Dr. Charles Beem. (PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, 2011)

“Gustav Rebellions” in The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, edited by Immanuel Ness. (WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2009)

Numerous book reviews for Sixteenth Century Journal, Seventeenth Century News, and the Journal of World History


“Springboard to Success: Using the Accreditation Process to Enhance Experiential Education,” Savannah, 2018

“James I and Christian IV: Anglo-Danish Correspondence during the Early Stuart Period,” Atlanta, 2018

“Dark Year: Shifts in Understanding and Interpreting Eclipses in Early Modern and Colonial Times,” Charleston, 2017

“Erik XIV and Mary Queen of Scots,” St. Louis, 2016

“’A Most Necessary and Fruteful Diaglogue’: Anti-Anabaptist Polemics and English Nonconformity, 1550-1620", Raleigh, 2016

“The Religious ‘Other’ and the Inns of Court: Images of Late Elizabethan Conformity in John Manningham’s Diary,” Tucson, 2014

“Erik XIV and Elizabeth I: Early Episodes of Anglo-Swedish Contact, 1558-1568,” presented at the Sixteenth Century Society Conference, San Juan, PR, 2013

“Queen Elizabeth and John III of Sweden: English Reactions to Shifts in Swedish Continental Policy, 1568-1592,” Omaha, 2014

“The Diary of John Manningham and Religious Influence at the Inns of Court, 1602-1603,” New Orleans, 2012

“Queen Elizabeth I and John III of Sweden, 1568-1592,” Fort Worth, 2011

“Helena Snakenborg and Queen Elizabeth, 1565-1603,” St. Louis, 2011

American Historical Association (Departmental Member)
Sixteenth Century Society
South Central Renaissance Conference
Queen Elizabeth I Society