Dr. Nicole Eugene received her PhD from Ohio University in Communication Studies, her MA is from Bowling Green State University in American Cultural Studies and she studied Sociology and Art at Spelman College. She is an interdisciplinary scholar, a disability advocate, and a scholar-artist. Her dissertation, Sleeping Everywhere: Narrating How People with Narcolepsy Navigate Everyday Life, uses experimental performative writing to describe how people with narcolepsy experience specific spaces (i.e. home, work, driving, and leisure). She is the winner of numerous awards and her work has been supported by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
When not working, Dr. Eugene enjoys running, writing poetry, and nurturing an addiction to fiction and non-fiction audiobooks.