Audrey Nicolaides is a social and political theorist committed to public facing scholarship and nonprofit education work. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the political science department at Northwestern University and an Organizing Fellow at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. Her research focuses on nationalism and supranationalism in France, Germany, and the European Union. Other interests include critical theory, history, geography, and aesthetics. She received her MA in the social sciences from the University of Chicago and her BFA in visual and critical studies from the School of Visual Arts.