Learning Consultant and Student Engagement Coordinator, Academic Resource Center
Nicholas is a native of Buffalo, New York. He earned a BA in Music Education from SUNY Buffalo State. He also earned a Master of Educational Leadership from Michigan State University, with a concentration in school leadership and student development. Nicholas also earned a Master of Divinity from Duke University. He has experience working and teaching on the K-12 and Undergraduate levels. These experiences have led him to pursue a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership at Auburn University. He is currently in coursework at Auburn, critically evaluating scholarship, policy and practice to promote equity, access, and social justice. His interests also include student success, motivational strategies, and students of color experience in higher education. Before coming to Duke, Nicholas worked in several leadership capacities at SUNY Buffalo State, focusing on educational pipeline programs, career development, and mentoring. Outside of the office, you can find him with his Church family, mentoring one of his many mentees, hanging with close friends, and/or on his grill at home.