Charles Nicholson, Ph.D.

Chuck Nicholson is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Supply Chain & Information Systems in the Smeal College of Business at Penn State. His teaching focuses on forecasting, inventory management, distribution and strategic procurement in supply chains, and his research on agricultural and food supply chains, including pricing, market and policy analysis. Prior to coming to Penn State in 2012, Chuck worked in the Department of Agribusiness at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and as the Associate Director for Research with the Program on Dairy Markets and Policy at Cornell University. He has developed numerous economic models to examine spatial organization in the US dairy industry, dairy price cycles, origins and policy responses to price variability, dairy price regulation and international dairy trade. His work experience also includes projects in sub-Saharan Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania) and Latin America (Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia and Peru). Chuck has PhD and MS degrees in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University and an undergraduate degree in Economics from UC Davis.

Mailing Address:

Chuck Nicholson

The Pennsylvania State University

Smeal College of Business

467 Business Building

University Park, PA 16802

Phone Number:

(814) 863-3229