Nicole is currently a David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University’s Center for Population and Development Studies. She holds her PhD in Sociology from Brown University and AM in Social Policy from the University of Chicago.
Nicole’s research interests include immigrant, racial, and gender stratification, labor markets and educational institutions, and law, organizations, and society. Her research examines labor market inequality broadly and immigrant inequalities in the labor market more specifically. She brings over a decade of professional experience to her research, working for governmental and non-governmental organizations as a policy researcher, investigator, organizer, and career counselor.
Nicole has published dozens of academic articles, policy briefs, and essays on inequalities in educational institutions and the labor market. Her academic research has appeared in journals such as Social Forces, Social Problems, and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. She has consulted with national coalitions to understand immigrant professional integration. Her work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Social Science Research Institute, and the C.V. Starr Program in Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations at Brown University.