She received her Dual PhD in Women's Studies and Geography the summer of 2013. She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto-Mississauga.
Nicole’s research is located at the intersection of geography, feminist theory, and critical development studies. Her studies of systems of violence and non-violent strategies to address violence include research into the intersections of militarism, development, and human rights in post-war northern Uganda as well as violence in institutions of higher learning in North America. She is currently researching the application of feminist and anti-oppression pedagogies in undergraduate geography courses.