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Nicole Yokum

Nicole  Yokum

Dual PhD candidate in Philosophy and Women's Studies


Nicole is a dual-title PhD student at Penn State in Philosophy and WGSS. She received a BA in Theater and an MA in Liberal Studies from Dartmouth. Nicole is interested in critical social theory (esp. Frankfurt School), affect theory, critical philosophy of race, and feminist ethics. In 2019, she won the Sara Woods Outstanding Grad Teaching Award in WGSS. She is also a competitive (mostly trail) long-distance runner and a parent.