Nance has over 20 years of experience as a psychologist working in college mental health. In addition to her work at JED, she is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry. Nance was Director of the Health and Counseling Center at Sarah Lawrence College before becoming the Assistant Dean of Health and Wellness at Sarah Lawrence, and more recently was the Associate Dean of Health and Wellness at Rhode Island School of Design. She is a senior advisor for the National College Depression Partnership and her publications have focused on effective strategies for treatment and management of at-risk students on college campuses. Nance earned a B.S. degree from the University of Rhode Island, an M.S. from the University of North Carolina and an Ed.D. from Harvard University.