Charlotte Nickerson

Research Assistant at Harvard University


Emotional Intelligence, Young Adult Relationships


Undergraduate at Harvard University


Charlotte Nickerson is a student at Harvard University obsessed with the intersection of mental health, productivity, and design. She is passionate about understanding how to strengthen relationships and communication to foster resilience, productivity, and emotional intelligence.

Charlotte is working on a bachelor’s of History with a focus on urbanism and mental health at Harvard University and has two years of professional experience as a writer and marketer. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, navigating her own relationship, and language learning.

Professional Experience

  • Writer, SimplyPsychology (September 2021 – present): has written over 100 articles for SimplyPsychology and SimplySociology, with an h-index of 3.
  • Head of Corporate Sponsorships, Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative (2022 – present): manages business-to-business communications for an organization of 200+ Harvard students.
  • Content Strategist, Sthenos (2021 – present): uses psychology and marketing insights, along with data analysis, to create captivating social media campaigns for several clients.
  • Marketing & Content Strategy Internship, Cactus (2021): conducted and compiled sociological case studies for market research for new ventures on the effects of digital and physical spaces on mental health.
  • Researcher, Harvard MCB (2018-2020): worked until Harvard researchers investigated the effect of glycosylation on the brain — and its impact on Alzheimer’s.


  • AB in History, Harvard University (2024).
  • Thayer Academy (2019).


  • Moore, A. et al. (2020). “Geodatabase of Historical Reports of Weather Observations From Written Sources,” Science of Human Past. Harvard University.
  • Nickerson, C. (2021). Yerkes-Dodson Law. Simply Psychology.
  • Nickerson, C. (2021). Understanding collectivist cultures. Simply Psychology.
  • Nickerson, C. (2021). Symbolic Interactionism Theory & Examples. Simply Psychology.