Herman Clarence Nixon (1886-1967) was an American writer. He is perhaps best known for his contribution to the volume I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition as a member of the Southern Agrarians.
Herman Clarence Nixon was born in 1886. He was educated in the Jacksonville, Alabama public schools and attended the Jacksonville State normal school, graduating in 1907. He graduated from Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now known as Auburn University, and the University of Chicago. From 1925 to 1928, he taught at Vanderbilt University. From 1928 to 1938, he taught at Tulane University. He then taught at the University of Missouri, and then again at Vanderbilt to teach Political Science. He contributed to I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition as a Southern Agrarian and was a member of the Social Science Research Council's Southern Regional Committee and the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. He died in 1967.