Nikole Seitz is the Program Coordinator for the ICONS Project at CIDCM. She came to ICONS in the summer of 2011. She graduated from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo with a M.A. in Political Science in 2010, and a B.A. in Social Sciences Interdisciplinary and Political Science, with a minor in French in 2008. Focusing her graduate studies on international organizations and international cooperation, her final thesis project explored United Nations member-state troop, personnel, and financial contributions to peacekeeping missions between 2001 and 2008.