About LIM College
Marketing, Management & Finance
Associate Professor, Associate Chair
Dr. Nicole Kirpalani is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair of the Marketing, Management & Finance Department. She has been with LIM College since 2010. Dr. Kirpalani teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate marketing courses, including Consumer Behavior, Services Marketing, Global Markets, Cause Marketing, Marketing & Sales Management, and Consumer Behavior in Fashion.
Dr. Kirpalani’s academic interests focus on consumer relationships with fashion brands, consumer privacy, and sustainability in the context of fashion. She is also engaged in research related to marketing pedagogy and online learning.
Dr. Kirpalani has published papers in Psychology & Marketing, Marketing Education Review and the Journal of Marketing Management. She serves as an editorial advisory board member for Young Consumers and as an editorial review board member for Marketing Education Review. She has presented multiple conference papers on marketing and marketing education-related topics.
Her professional background includes responsibilities as a Product Line Financial Analyst for Hewlett-Packard in Germany, and as a Marketing Assistant for Irmscher International, also in Germany.
Dr. Kirpalani holds a Ph.D. in Business (Marketing) from the City University of New York, where she was a doctoral fellowship recipient. She also received a Master of Science in Secondary Education (Business Education) and a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Hofstra University, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing & Management from Cooperative State University in Germany. She is a member of the American Marketing Association and the Society for Marketing Advances (SMA).
Dr. Kirpalani was inducted into the Delta Mu Delta honor society as a faculty member in 2014. She is the recipient of LIM College's 2012 Distinguished Teaching Award and was selected as one of three finalists for the Pride-Ferrell Cengage Innovations in Teaching Competition at the SMA Conference in 2012.
In her spare time, Dr. Kirpalani enjoys photography, yoga, travel, and historical fiction.