Nathan is a historian of early modern Europe, diplomacy, and cross-confessional relationships. He began working with digital humanities tools during his doctoral training at George Mason University. He received his Ph.D. in history in 2020. Between 2015 and 2019, he was an editorial assistant at the Journal of Social History, proofing and copyediting articles and book reviews. He is currently an instructor in the department of history and art history at George Mason University. Along with this project, he is working on his book manuscript, The Ottoman Empire in French Foreign Policy, 1547-1610, which investigates the cross-confessional alliance and its place within France’s broader foreign-policy initiatives.