Nicole Novak

Title & Affiliation
Research Fellow Crime and Justice Policy Research Program
Research Assistant Professor Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health


  • PhD, Epidemiological Science, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2016
  • Graduate Certificate in Science, Technology & Society, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2016
  • MSc, Global Health Science, University of Oxford, 2010
  • MSc, Medical Anthropology, University of Oxford, 2009

Research Interests

  • Community-driven initiatives to promote wellbeing and health equity
  • Impacts of immigration policy and enforcement on community health and wellbeing
  • Reproductive justice and historical impacts of US state eugenic sterilization laws, 1909-1979
  • Structural and social determinants of rural health inequities