Nicole Nieto, PhD

Assistant Vice Provost 614-247-4966

Nicole Nieto is assistant vice provost for Outreach and Engagement in the Office of Academic Affairs. Throughout her 15 year-long Ohio State career, she has held positions in the Offices of Student Life, Human Resources, Research and now Academic Affairs.

Nicole has a Ph.D. in Womens, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) with a specialization in Folklore Studies from The Ohio State University. Nicole serves on the President and Provosts Council on Sustainability and is a 2019 OSU Glassbreaker, an honor given to women who have advanced their careers at Ohio State while serving as mentors to other women. She is also a member of the Ohio Prison Education Exchange Project (OPEEP) Advisory Council.

Nicole teaches courses in WGSS on popular culture, literature and food. She is also a STEP faculty mentor. Prior to arriving at Ohio State, Nicole served as assistant director of International Student and Scholar Services at the University of Alabama.