Gina Nichols

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(818) 677-3556
Office location:
Sierra Tower 601



MA, California State University, Northridge
BA, California State University, Northridge 


HIST 505 (Archival Methods and Theory)
HIST 506 (Archival Management)


  • The Stone Frigate: A Pictorial History of the U.S Naval Shore Establishment, 1800-1941 (Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 2013)
  • The Navy at Point Mugu (South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2011)
  • The Seabees at Gulfport (South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2007)
  • The Seabees at Port Hueneme (South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2006)

Research and Interests

Gina Nichols, an Adjunct Professor in the Department of History, has been the head archivist for the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum since 2004; is a Certified Archivist with the Academy of Certified Archivists; and received her Records Management Certification from the National Archives and Records Administration in 2007. She has given guest lectures at The Society of California Archivists 2007 Annual Conference (“No Innocent Deposits: When Appraisals Clash”); UC Santa Barbara’s Public History Studies (““Digital Archives, Archives and the New Media,”); and at California State University Channel Islands’ “Collecting Ventura: the Gold Coast Collections” seminar (“Hidden Treasures in the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum Archives”). Her research interests include digital curation; archival administration; digital asset management; digital museum integration; and military history.