Nichole Fazio-Veigel






MSt, History of Art, University of Oxford

MA, Interdisciplinary Studies: Art History, Philosophy, and Ethics, Marylhurst University

BA, Art History, Seattle Pacific University


D.Phil., History of Art, University of Oxford


Nichole Fazio-Veigel joined UT in August 2012 as the Assistant Director for the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships. Nichole is currently completing her D.Phil. [Ph.D.] in the History of Art; her work focuses on 19th century fine-art photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. She is a post-graduate fellow at Trinity College, University of Oxford, and received an internationally competitive ORS Clarendon Bursary Fellowship and the Trinity Graduate Excellence Fellowship in support her research. Her writing on Frederic Evans’ photographs of British cathedrals was also awarded the Richard Hilary Prize. Prior to returning to graduate studies, she worked for the University of Washington, helping to develop its undergraduate research program and undergraduate scholarship office, coordinating the first UW Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities, and advising undergraduate applicants for prestigious scholarships and fellowships. She was the programme coordinator for the Oxford Summer Programme and continued to serve as a fellowships and scholarships advisor to students participating in summer and semester programs in Oxford. Nichole is also the co-author of 'The Best Scholarships for the Best Students: Scholarships, Fellowships, Internships, and Experiential Learning Programs for Top Students' with Dr. Jason Morris and Donald Asher (Peterson’s Publishing, 2010). She currently teaches the HSP 197 course on preparing for nationally competitive scholarships and offers a University Honors course on the art of the Pre-Raphaelites. Nichole is also an active board member of The Sicilian Project, which supports language and cultural instruction at the Babelonia School in Taormina, Sicily.