Nicole Paulson is a Marine Corps combat veteran and a researcher. She has a BA in Public Sociology and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. Nicole is pursuing an MA in Liberal Studies with a Women’s and Gender Studies certificate add-on. She has a passion for writing and educating. Her research includes women veteran’s issues, military sexual trauma, and social inequality. She spends her time homeschooling her two children and chasing her one-year-old. She is married to a wonderful artist and great father.