• Title:
    Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Department:
    Political Science

Nicole Loring



Dr. Nicole Loring specializes in Southeast Asian politics, authoritarianism and democracy, and women’s political participation. She teaches courses in political science and history at Rivier University.


  • Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
  • M.A., Northern Illinois University
  • B.A., Syracuse University


  • Southeast Asian politics
  • Authoritarianism and Democracy
  • Women in Politics

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • U.S. Federal, State, and Local Government
  • Modern China
  • West in the World II
  • U.S. Foreign Policy in the 20th Century
  • Women in Politics
  • Comparative Parties, Elections, and Voting Behavior

Recent Publications and Proceedings

  1. 2018. Nicole Loring. “Overcoming Barriers: Myanmar’s Recent Elections and Women’s Political Participation.” Asia-Pacific Viewpoint, volume 59 issue 1.
  2. 2014. Nicole Loring. “Political Twist: A Combined Electoral System in Myanmar.” Indo-Pacific Review. December 1.