Marketing Faculty

At Goizueta, we make it our business to understand the current landscape, anticipate, and capitalize on successful positioning. Marketing is one of the ways we do that. Through marketing, we determine, create, communicate, and deliver a value proposition that meets the needs of an organization's customers. Scholarly research in marketing is social science applied to marketing problems — applied economics, applied psychology, applied sociology, etc. The Marketing faculty primary research orientation revolves around making rigorous conceptual and theoretical advances and empirically testing theories in two broad areas: marketing strategy and marketing analytics.

The Marketing faculty has a very active program of research and publication in the leading journals in marketing. Many faculty have received highly competitive external research grants, hold leadership positions in marketing professional organizations, and are active in agenda-setting through visible roles in the editorial boards of leading journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Management Science, and Marketing Science.

Hightower Faculty Lectures

The Hightower Seminars are supported by the Robert Edgar Hightower Lectureship Endowment Fund, memorializing the late Robert Edgar Hightower, Sr., one of the founders of Thomaston Mills. The lectureship fund was established in 1969 to bring distinguished professors from other institutions to Emory, principally in the field of Business Management, so outstanding visiting lecturers will share their knowledge and expertise with faculty, students, and the public.