Retirement Celebration of Walter Nicholson

Ward H. Patton Professor of Economics

Saturday, April 6, 2013

In June, Walter E. Nicholson, the Ward H. Patton Professor of Economics, will retire after 45 years at Amherst College. Since joining the faculty in 1968, he has been a beloved teacher and inspiring mentor. This event celebrated his service to the College and academic community.


Robin McKnight ’95
, Associate Professor of Economics
, Wellesley College
Katie Merrell ’82
, Senior Research Scientist
, Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
Lara Shore-Sheppard ’91, 
Professor of Economics
, Williams College

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