Holly Lentz-Schiller Ph.D.

Business Administration | Brown School of Business and Leadership


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Professional Experience

Holly Lentz-Schiller received her Ph.D. in Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 2008 and joined the faculty at Stevenson University in 2014. As Director of the Service Scholars Program, Associate Professor of Marketing, and Lead Faculty in Fashion Merchandising, she teaches courses in consumer behavior, social entrepreneurship, service learning, retailing, and sourcing and logistics. Her research focuses on the social psychology of dress and consumer behavior, as well as sustainability and teaching in higher education.

Dr. Schiller is the advisor to Enactus where the on-campus Success Studio provides free professional clothing to all students and is launching the Stevenson Entrepreneurship Table (S.E.T.), an initiative to feature SU student entrepreneurs through on-campus locations and social media outlets. In 2020, a sustainable business plan student project from Dr. Schiller’s Sourcing and Logistics course won first place in the Educator’s for Socially Responsible Apparel Practices poster competition at the International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Meeting. She also mentored senior students in her capstone class to present projects at the Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting and prepare two manuscripts for publication in academic journals.

She is also the advisor to Kappa Omicron Nu and Sigma Beta Delta honor societies. Dr. Schiller integrates mindfulness and meditation as well as her commitment to sustainability and service with students and colleagues in her work with service projects and on-campus workshops.

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