As the technical writer for NS4ed, Dr. Frankie Nicole Weaver shares her experience as a versatile researcher and writer. She is responsible for showcasing NS4ed’s research, data analysis, and career-connected curricula and helping us to narrate our story. Frankie is a trained researcher and historian (interested in comparative histories, cultural exchange, education, and social movements for equality). She enjoys producing content for NS4ed, especially that which aims at cultivating career awareness and encouraging youth to practice data-informed decision making.
Before joining the NS4ed team, Dr. Weaver was the Curator of Collections for a National Historic Landmark and museum, the education director for a church, and has worked in higher education for more than 15 years, teaching for the State University of New York at Buffalo, D’Youville College, SUNY Brockport, and Maryville College. Dr. Weaver holds a PhD in History from the University at Buffalo; she also holds a post-doctorate associate degree focused on computer science. She has a track record of teaching writing, historical inquiry, and critical thinking; planning and curating museum exhibitions; producing web content and social media campaigns; researching, drafting, and publishing peer-reviewed articles; presenting conference essays; and contributing content and editing organizational pamphlets, press releases, newsletters, and journals.
Frankie is dedicated to service and has coordinated and facilitated numerous educational and community service initiatives promoting resources and events for underprivileged urban and rural youth.
Hubs of Inquiry: Research, Technical Writing, & Publication; Higher Education; Access and Equity; Innovative Career-Connected Learning; and Community-Based Research Methods.