Nikki N. Anderson is from West Fork, Arkansas and is a second-year master’s degree student at the Clinton School of Public Service. Anderson earned two bachelor’s degrees in criminology and business economics from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville with a minor in marketing.
Anderson has worked as a visiting researcher for the Arkansas Department of Education on community engagement strategies. Prior to her graduate studies, she worked at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences as a special advisor to the dean and a special projects aide. Her areas of public service interest include women’s empowerment, higher education, criminal justice reform, human rights and global development.