Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains three levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, and (3) External.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one external graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.


MEHDI AMINI, Professor, PhD (1989), Southern Methodist University [2027]

GEORGE DEITZ, Associate Professor, PhD (2006), The University of Alabama [2027]

BALAJI C. KRISHNAN, Professor, PhD (1998), Louisiana State University [2023]

GENSHENG LIU, Associate Professor, PhD (2007) University of Minnesota [2024]


GREGORY W. BOLLER, Associate Professor, PhD (1988), The Pennsylvania State University 

ORRIN COOPER, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), University of Pittsburgh 

ERNEST L. NICHOLS, JR., Associate Professor, PhD (1993), Michigan State University 

JEFF THIEME, Associate Professor, PhD (1998), Michigan State University 

MICHAEL L. CERVETTI, EdD (1984), Memphis State University 

CHRISTOPHER MYERS, MBA (1987), Arizona State University 


ANDREW BAILEY, EMBA (2005), University of Memphis [2021]

BRYAN HOCHSTEIN, PhD (2016), Florida State University [2020]

JOANN PECK, PhD (2000) Carlson School of Business [2020]

PARKER J. WOODROOF, PhD (2015) University of Memphis [2025]

DAVID GAGNON, MS (1993), University of Arkansas [2025]


NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets for Full and External only.