Nicole Brewer

Senior Academic Advisor,  Graduate School of Engineering



Nicole Brewer is working with MIE students at Northeastern. She has spent most of her childhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she developed a love for different cultures, languages, and the outdoors. She eventually moved with her family to Iowa where she went to high school. Nicole completed her undergraduate degree with double majors in Philosophy and Political Science in Colorado. During her undergraduate studies, she had studied abroad in the Hague, the Netherlands, where she became friends with people from around the world. During this time, she became fascinated with China and subsequently moved to China in 2008.

She taught English in central China. She later moved to Shanghai, where she continued to teach English, primarily working with college-aged students while completing her Master’s in Applied Linguistics from UMass Boston. Her family moved from Shanghai to the Boston area in 2016. Nicole has been working in international education throughout her career and came to Northeastern in 2020. She enjoys making sure students have everything they need to succeed in their academic journeys.

Fun fact: Currently studying Spanish for fun.