MS, University of Missouri; BS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Nicolette Leiby is an assistant teaching professor and career services advisor for the TAM program. 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, and professional development. 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.