Charles Nicholson, Ph.D.

Chuck Nicholson is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell, where he teaches supply chain management and conducts research on food supply chains.    From 2012 to 2017, he served as Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Supply Chain & Information Systems in the Smeal College of Business at Penn State, where his teaching focused 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.

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Dr. Charles F. Nicholson

Adjunct Associate Professor

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

451 Warren Hall Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-7801

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