Phyllis Shapiro has been a part-time faculty member in the School of Fashion since 2004. She has led teaching engagements in Merchandising Math, Retailing, Retail Buying, Business and Entrepreneurship, Fashion Industry Profiles and Import- Export. She is known as a highly effective lecturer with an outstanding reputation to lead exciting and enriching courses by creating an interactive classroom dynamic to enhance student learning and critical thinking.
Her twenty five plus year industry experience includes Director Positions with well-respected retail, wholesale and global sourcing companies. Product areas have spanned women’s, men’s and children’s fashion. Currently she is the owner and President of a boutique management consulting firm for the fashion design, retail and manufacturing industries.
Phyllis has an undergraduate degree in Fashion Merchandising from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She also holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Emerging Technologies from SUNY Empire State College.