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Amanda Nicholson

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Professor of Retail Practice
Sam Walton Fellow, SU-Enactus

(315) 443-9633
Room: 641
agnichol@syr.edu

MS, PhD, Syracuse University

MS, Syracuse University

Research Topics

  • General retail
  • Department stores
  • Power-related merchandise
  • Brand management

Professor Nicholson teaches a variety of courses in the retail area including Retailing Fundamentals, E-tailing as a Marketing Tool, and Retail Sales Management.

Professor Nicholson spent 20 years in the retail management field before entering higher education. She began her career with Marks & Spencer in London and then moved to Chicago to work in a variety of department store management positions. Her research interests include the preparation of students with appropriate skills for industry, developing student leadership skills, and the role of communications in the retention of retail employees.