Kimberly Nolan

Associate Teaching Professor


Kimberly Nolan is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Graduate Programs in Education including the Doctor of Education program. Her research interests include school climate, experiential learning, action research and student-centered schools. Dr. Nolan is a leader within Northeastern’s Network of Experiential Learning Educators (NExT) within the Graduate School of Education and throughout the university. She is the lead faculty for the Ed.D program in the Southeast Region. Dr. Nolan has more than 20 years of experience in K-12 education, included experience as a middle school science teacher, K-12 assistant principal and alternative high school principal. Additionally, she has worked in the community college system as a faculty member and administrator. Dr. Nolan joined Northeastern in 2008 as a half-time faculty member and became full-time in 2013. She has taught a number of classes in the Doctor of Education program and has graduated over 50 advisees since 2013.


EdD from University of Vermont (2004)