Nicole Rizzuto

Program Manager

Nicole Rizzuto is the Program Manager at the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education, where she plans and organizes Chhange’s programming throughout the year. Rizzuto has experience in the museum field, and taught history courses at Hudson County Community College & New Jersey City University.

Rizzuto is a PhD student in History & Culture at Drew University, where she studies the History of Gender & Sexuality. Her research focuses on the censorship and erasure of marginalized subcultures around the world. She earned her BA in History with a minor in Political Science from the College of Saint Elizabeth and her MA in History & Culture from Drew University. In 2012 she was a part of the Anti-Defamation League’s Campus Leaders Mission to Israel and in 2013 she received the Student Staff Social Justice Award from the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers.

Did you know?

Nicole is distantly related to Phil Rizzuto (the Yankees shortstop) and was called “Scooter” & “Phil” in high school.

Chhange educates, inspires, and empowers individuals to stand up to injustice.