Multicultural Center

Nicholas Cream

Nicholas Cream

Coordinator of MRC

I grew up and spend the first 18 years of my life in Princeton, NJ.  After graduating high school, I attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges and studied history and philosophy.  I studied abroad for one semester in the beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain.  From college, I spent 18 months in various different parts of Japan, teaching skiing and English.  From there, I moved to Cambridge, MA and worked with EF Foundation for Foreign Study as a recruitment and placement manager.  After leaving EF, I completed my master's degree at the School for International Training (SIT) in Brattleboro, Vermont studying Sustainable Development with a concentration in Community Development and Social Action.  For the last year I worked at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC in their Multicultural Education Department.  In August 2013, I joined the Amherst College staff.  My passions within multiculturalism include understanding the ways in which privilege (in particular white male privilege) is created and reproduced in our lives, while at the same time hiding itself from the majority of people who benefit from it.  Another interest of mine is creating radical social change through understanding the ways in which privilege and oppression affect every aspect of our lives.