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School of Fashion

Kathleen Potter, M.B.A.

Kathleen Potter

Office: Donahue

Tel: 617-243-6460



  • Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing, Mount Ida College
  • Master of Business Administration, University of West Florida


The cornerstone of Professor Kathleen Potter's work in the School of Fashion at Lasell University is working closely with students along their professional arc; from advising and mentoring to identify interest areas to individualized professional development to internship coaching to portfolio building and career preparation and beyond.

A broad range of deep relationships in industry inform Professor Potter's approach to guiding students to career readiness, and facilitate connecting students to a professional network.

Professor Potter has been teaching in higher education for eight years, with roles in administration, new program development, department leadership, and more. Prior to academia, she worked in industry in such areas as Buying, Merchandising, Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Event Production, Advertising and Promotion, Styling, and more.

Connect with Professor Potter on LinkedIn and Facebook and find her on Twitter and Instagram using the handle @prof_potter!