Caitlin Nye, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CHSE

Caitlyn Nye.

Pronouns: she/her/hers
X: @cmnye14
Faculty Advisor: Darryl Somayaji, PhD, RN, CNS, CCRC, and Amy Hequembourg, PhD


Research Interests

  • LGBTQ+ health inclusive nursing education
  • Social justice


Dillard-Wright, J., & Nye, C.M. (In press). Queering the poster: Disruptive knowledge at the AACN diversity symposium. Journal of Nursing Education.

Nye, C. M., & Dillard-Wright, J. (2023). Queering the Classroom: Teaching Nurses Against Oppression. The Journal of Nursing Education, 62(4), 193–198.

Nye, C. M., Livingston, J. A., & Hequembourg, A. (2023). Key considerations for conducting qualitative research with LGBTQ+ youth. Journal of LGBTQ+ Youth. Advance online publication.

Nye, C. M., Tengelin, E., & Somayaji, D. (2023). Developing a theory of norm-criticism in nursing education. Advances in Nursing Science46(2), E66-E79.

Nye, C. M., Canales, M. K., & Somayaji, D. (2022). Exposing othering in nursing education praxis. Nursing Inquiry, 30(3), e12539.

Nye, C., & Anderson, A. (2021). Transgender and gender diverse nursing care. American Journal of Nursing, 121(10), 53-57. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000794272.25624.e5



Nye, C. M. (2022, October). Norm-critical nursing pedagogy: Teaching against oppression [Presentation]. International Nursing Education Conference, Sitges, Spain.


Nye, C. M. (2022, March). DEI and New Grads: You Know Your ‘Why?’ But Do You Know Your “We’? [Poster presentation]. Association of Nursing Professional Development Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

Nye, C. M. (2022, March). Norm-critical pedagogy: Deconstructing boundaries [Conference Session]. Virtual Nursing Theory Week.

Poster Presentations

Nye, C. M., Livingston, J.A., Foltz-Ramos, K., & Hequembourg, A. (2024, February). Pre-licensure, undergraduate faculty knowledge, beliefs, and experiences with teaching LGBTQ+ health content: A scoping review [Poster presentation]. American Association of Colleges of Nursing Diversity Symposium.

Nye, C. M., Livingston, J., & Hequembourg, A. (2023, March). Key considerations for conducting qualitative research with LGBTQ+ youth: A scoping review [Poster presentation]. Eastern Nurses Research Society Annual Scientific Sessions,  Philadelphia, PA, United States.

de Rosa, C., & Nye, C. M. (2022, April). Peer-led peer mentoring in a PhD in nursing program during the COVID-19 pandemic [Poster presentation]. Professional Nurses Association of Western New York Research and Scholarly Activities Annual Conference, Amherst, New York, United States.

Nye, C. M. (2021, November). Queering the classroom: Disrupting white cisheteronormativity in nursing education [Poster presentation]. American Association of Colleges of Nursing Diversity Symposium.

Nye, C. M. (2020, April). LGBTQ+ Health content in undergraduate nursing education: A literature review [Poster presentation]. SUNY University at Buffalo School of Nursing Annual Research Day.

Funding & Fellowships

Awards & Recognition

Why I Chose UB

The ability to complete the PhD as a distance learner, but at a distance that is easily traveled for ready access to the larger UB community; the opportunity to participate in a SON with a growing interest in equity and inclusion.