Professional Work History

Position Period Organization
Professor of Marketing & Industrial Distribution and Marshall Scholar 2004 – 2017 University of Alabama at Birmingham
Chairman, Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics 2009 – 2013 University of Alabama at Birmingham
Chairman, Marketing & Industrial Distribution 2004 – 2009 University of Alabama at Birmingham
Visiting Professor of Logistics 2005 Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico
Director, C&BA Honors Program 2001 – 2004 University of Alabama
Bruno Professor of Retail Marketing 1994 – 2004 University of Alabama
Visiting Professor of Marketing 1997 Echol des HEC, University of Montreal
Visiting Professor of Marketing 1995 University of Melbourne – Australia
Professor of Marketing 1992 – 2004 University of Alabama
Marketing Program Coordinator 1992 – 2004 University of Alabama
Director, Hess Institute for Retailing Development 1992 – 2013 University of Alabama
Associate Professor of Marketing & Logistics 1977 – 1992 University of Alabama
Assistant Professor of Marketing & Transportation 1974 – 1977 University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Instructor of Marketing 1973 – 1974 Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge
U.S. Army Band 1969 – 1970 United States Army, Fort Polk, Louisiana

Appointments

  • Alabama Retail Association, Board of Directors
  • Will Bright Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Omer DeSerres Chair of Retailing, Echol des HEC, Montreal, Canada, Board of Directors
  • Advisory Council, Board of Directors, Alabama Women on Board
  • American Marketing Association, Retail Special Interest Group, Board of Directors
  • Society of Franchising, Board of Directors
  • Associate Editor, Franchise UPDATE Magazine (1991 – 1993)

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Marketing (Ph.D.) 1974 Louisiana State University
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) 1972 Louisiana State University
  • Bachelor of Science – Marketing (B.S.) 1969 Louisiana State University