Nomi is a full time Lecturer in the Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she teaches Journalism and Writing for Web and Social Media.

Prior, she spent three years teaching at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles – in the Master of Science program in Digital Journalism and in the undergraduate core journalism degree program. Previously, she was Program Chair for Visual Journalism at Brooks Institute, a visual and media arts college in Ventura, Calif., where she taught various forms of nonfiction writing. Before that, Nomi taught media writing at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, Calif., and at Moorpark College.

She has also taught current affairs, international relations and media studies in adult education programs at the University of California, Santa Barbara, the Casa Dorinda Retirement Community, Montecito, and Theater 150, Ojai.

For more than two decades, she has been a guest speaker at other universities and has given public and private lectures on the Middle East, International Affairs, and Journalism.

Nomi has an MFA in Writing (Nonfiction) from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Her undergraduate studies were at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where she earned a Joint Honors BA in Political Science and Middle East Studies.