PLU School of Business

Nancy Albers-Miller, Ph.D.

Nancy Albers-Miller, Ph.D.


253-535-7251 (office)



Dr. Nancy D. Albers-Miller became Dean of the School of Business at Pacific Lutheran University in 2013.  Prior to joining PLU, she served as Chair and Professor of Marketing at Berry College and Associate Professor at University of North Texas.  Dr. Albers-Miller has taught a wide range of marketing classes, including topics such as research methods, experimental design, international and global marketing, travel and tourism, strategy, marketing management, social media and electronic marketing, events, sports and arts marketing and advertising.  Additionally, she has taught a variety of other business classes including statistics, career management, and introductory computing.  She has frequently participated in study abroad programs and new student seminars. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Albers-Miller worked in industrial distribution, industrial sales, international marketing and retail.

Dr. Albers-Miller has an accomplished publication record primarily in the areas of cross-cultural values and ethics, consumer decision making and pedagogy.  Her research has appeared in Journal of Advertising, International Marketing Review, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Journal of Bank Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Marketing Education, and Marketing Education Review, among others.  She has persistently engaged undergraduate and master’s students in her research agenda. She has contributed dozens of studies, co-authored with student scholars, to regional, national and international academic conferences.