Nikki Gottleib joined the Honors College staff in the fall of 2016, and advises students, teaches in HON 101, and creates programming around leadership and service. She completed her B.A. in Communications and Theatre & Drama at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her M.Ed. in Higher Education at Loyola University Chicago. Nikki grew up in Wisconsin, but has been in Chicago since 2008 and has worked at Loyola, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and in the virtual world at Kaplan University. On the side, she freelances as an event coordinator and you can sometimes find her on a trolley during the holiday season, leading tours around the city. Nikki is an avid theatre fan, a big reader and book collector, obsessed with her dog, and often retains too much knowledge of pop culture.