Assistant Professor,
California State University Sacramento


Areas of Expertise
Children and Armed Conflict, Genocide, Human Rights, International Criminal Court, Post 2015 Development Agenda, Post-conflict reconstruction and development, Transitional Justice, Violence Against Children, Violence Against Women, Women’s Rights

Region of Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa

PhD Brandeis University Sociology; Assistant professor of criminal justice at California State University Sacramento

Recent Publications

Fox, Nicole. Forthcoming. “Memory in Interactions: The Remembering and Forgetting of Gender-Based Violence During Atrocity.”

Fox, Nicole and Hollie Nyseth Brehm. 2018. ““I Decided to Save Them”: Factors that Shaped Participation in Rescue Efforts During the Genocide in Rwanda.” Social Forces, 96(4): 1625-1647.
* RADIO INTERVIEW titled “What Rescuers During the Rwandan Genocide Tell Us About Becoming a Hero” conducted on November 21, 2019 with Top of Mind with Julie Rose Boston: BYUradio.

Brehm, Hollie Nyseth and Nicole Fox. 2017. “Narrating Genocide: Time, Memory & Blame.” Sociological Forum, 32(1): 1-22

Recent ACUNS Activity
Presented at 2019 Annual meeting: 25 Years Later: Gendered Challenges in Post-Genocide Rwanda in Achieving SDGs, June 19, 2019, South Africa

Updated July, 2019