Dr. Nagel is an Associate Professor in the Geography Department at the University of South Carolina. She received her B.A. in Political Science and Latin American Studies from the University of California Berkeley, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to her arrival at USC, Caroline was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Kentucky and a lecturer in Geography at Loughborough University (United Kingdom). Caroline is the vice-chairperson of the Urban Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, and she serves on the editorial boards of Arab World Geographer and Political Geography. She is currently serving as director of graduate studies in the Geography Department, and she has a campus-wide role as director of the Islamic World Studies Program.