The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

Nick is responsible for selecting material in all formats and providing instructional assistance in support of the fields of Philosophy, U.S. History, World History and general Humanities. He serves with the other coordinating bibliographers to advise on collections-related planning and policy. Nick also coordinates outreach and services for the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive. Prior to coming to Penn, Nick worked at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the New York Historical Society. Nick has a Master's degree in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts in Philosophy from Columbia University, and a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Haverford College.

Nicholas Okrent
Library
Department
Areas of Expertise
  • Asian American studies
  • Humanities (general)
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, politics, & economics