Nicole’s research draws on energy studies, plant studies, and the anthropology of science. Her dissertation project investigates Brazilian bioenergy scientists creating new forms of biofuel production aimed at bolstering economic and social development in Brazil and Mozambique.
Nicole received her M.A. in Cultural Anthropology from the New School for Social Research and her B.A. in Anthropology and Philosophy from Mount Holyoke College.
energy studies; anthropology of biology; environmental anthropology; biofuels; global STS; Brazil; Mozambique