Nicole Reiz, Ph.D.

Nicole Reiz
  • Director of Professional Development & Communications

Contact Info

Strong Hall, Room 213
1450 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045


Originally from Wichita, Kansas, Nicole has made Lawrence her home since 2002 earning her BS in Environmental Studies from KU in 2007, followed by an MA and PhD in the Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science. Her research focused on popular geopolitics and geolegal arrangements of extraterritorially housed military personnel and crimes of sexual violence involving civilians. Nicole has served KU in many roles most recently as the Program Manager for Graduate Professional Development and now the Director of Professional Development & Communications in the Office of Graduate Studies. She is currently working on numerous projects supporting professional development and career advancement for graduate students across KU including the PhD Career Pathways Project and GradMaps. 


Ph.D. in Geography, University of Kansas, 2016