Gateway to Service….. Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Nicole Currier


Education Profile:

PhD coursework (in progress), American Studies, University of Maryland College Park
MA, American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 2002
BA, History, Atlantic Union College, 1997


Prior to working at WAU, Ms. Currier served as chair of the History Department at Atlantic Union College from 2002-2008, and Dean of Humanities at Quinsigamond Community College from 2008-2011. Originally hired as Registrar at WAU, Ms. Currier accepted the appointment of Interim Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies in January 2014.

Research and Professional Activities:

Ms. Currier’s research interests include popular culture (particularly film), American imperialism, transnationalism, and critical tourism. Her M.A. final project was entitled, “Imperialist Images: Hollywood Depictions of Native Hawaiians, 1927-1959.”


School of Arts & Social Sciences 

The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a curriculum focused on fostering the development of the skills essential to be successful in the global service economy of the 21st Century: writing, critical thinking, debate, analysis, and an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity.

School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness

The School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness employs a philosophy that balances practical training and theory in approaching education for future health sciences professionals. We bridge the gap between concept and practice.

School of Graduate & Professional Studies (SGPS)

For more than 30 years, WAU has been a leader in providing career building undergraduate degree programs for working professionals. WAU has continued to expand those offerings by adding graduate programs. This provides undergraduate students the opportunity to transition into graduate programs and continue to enhance their skills and competitive marketability.