Nissan Wasfie has worked for various arts organizations including Murphy Rabb Inc. in Chicago, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Shooting Gallery (Sling Blade, You Can Count on Me) in New York City. He continues to provide consulting to artists and small not-for-profit and for-profit arts businesses.
Nissan began teaching part-time at Columbia College in 2003 and became a full-time faculty member in 2006. He became the Academic Manager for AEMM in January 2007. He holds a B.A. Economics and Art History from Kalamazoo College and a Master in Arts management with a concentration in Visual Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago