MS, University of Missouri; BS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Nicolette Leiby is an instructor as well as an academic and career services advisor. Nicolette comes to the Department of Textile and Apparel Management with a long tenure as an industry professional. She has experience in multiple functions in the industry, including buying, product development, product sourcing, retail and consumer strategy and planning and allocation. She received her Master of Science from Mizzou and teaches global consumer behavior, global sourcing, professional development and the apparel retaining and digital merchandising senior capstone course. Nicolette’s research interests involve identifying current and future cross-functional skill needs and exploring interactive learning opportunities to ensure students have a well-rounded global supply chain education when entering the fashion workforce.