Nichole Argo is a graduate student in the Psychology Department at the New School for Social Research. Before coming to the New School, she worked for several years as a journalist and field researcher in Israel, the Palestinian Territories, and England. Her field research examined motivations for political violence, and involved interviews and surveys. Previous to her time in the Middle East, Nichole lived and worked in Zimbabwe and Rwanda. She holds an M.S. in Political Science from MIT, and an M.A. in International Studies from Stanford.