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Julie Moulard

Dr. Moulard (Ph.D., Texas A&M University) is an Associate Professor and the Balsley-Whitmore Endowed Professor in Business at Louisiana Tech University.  Julie’s research has been published in journals such as Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS)Journal of Business Research (JBR), and Psychology & Marketing, among others. She serves as an editorial review board member for JAMS and JBR and as an ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Marketing and AMS Review. An active AMS Fellow since 2001, Julie previously served as the AMS Vice President for Membership—North America and as VP of Programs. She has also participated as a track chair, presenter, session chair, discussant, and reviewer for numerous AMS conferences. In 2013, Julie was presented with the inaugural AMS Harold and Muriel Berkman Award for Faculty Achievement and Development for her service to AMS as a junior faculty member. Julie also received the AMS Jane K. Fenyo Award for best paper authored by a doctoral student in 2003.

Executive Vice President/Director
Harold W. Berkman

Dr.Harold W. Berkman is the Founding Fellow of the Academy of Marketing Science.  He is retired from his position of Vice Dean and Professor of Management and Marketing at the University of Miami. He is the founding Editor of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. Since the inception of AMS he has served as Executive Vice President and Director. Dr. Berkman has authored or co-authored 18 textbooks and numerous scholarly articles.  He earned a Combat Infatryman Badge for action seen during WWII including during the battle for the Ardennes better known as the Battle of the Bulge. 

Immediate Past President
OC Ferrell

Dr. O.C. Ferrell is the James T. Pursell, Sr. Eminent Scholar in Ethics and Director of the Center for Ethical Organizational Cultures at Auburn University. Dr. Ferrell holds a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in Marketing, an M.B.A. in Marketing as well as a B.A. in Sociology from Florida State University. Dr. Ferrell is President-Elect of the Academy of Marketing Science. He was formerly Vice-President of Publications for the Academy of Marketing Science and was Past President of the Academic Council of the American Marketing Association. He received the AMS Cutco/Vector Distinguished Educator Award for contributions to the marketing discipline. Additional recognition includes being the first recipient of the Marketing Education Innovation Award for the Marketing Management Association, Lifetime Achievement Award from the Macromarketing Society and special award for service to doctoral students from the Southeast Doctoral Consortium. He has chaired 13 dissertations. Dr. Ferrell is co-author of several leading textbooks including Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases (13th edition), Marketing (19th edition), Marketing Strategy (6thedition), Business and Society (5th edition) Management (4th edition) and Introduction to Business (13th edition). He has published in the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, AMS Review as well as others. Dr. Ferrell has served as an expert witness is some high profile ethics, legal and marketing cases.

Brad D. Carlson

Brad D. Carlson (Ph.D., Oklahoma State University) is Professor and the James J. Pierson Endowed Chair in Marketing in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University. He has served as Director of the PhD Program since 2016. Brad has received multiple awards for excellence in teaching, service, and research and he teaches marketing classes across all levels (undergrad, MBA, Executive Education, and PhD). Focused on consumer-brand relationships, branding issues and the frontline employee-customer interface, his research has been published in the Journal of Marketing ResearchJournal of the Academy of Marketing ScienceJournal of Applied Psychology, Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Advertising, and Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice among others. Brad is heavily involved with AMS, previously serving as AMS Associate Director for Programs, Co-Chair of the 2014 AMS Annual Conference in Indianapolis, and Co-Chair of the 2016 and 2017 AMS Doctoral Consortia. He has also participated in various other roles such as track chair, session chair, discussant, presenter, and reviewer for numerous AMS conferences.

Vice President for Programs
 Nina Krey

Nina Krey (Assistant Professor of Marketing, Rowan University) has served as the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Secretary/Treasurer for the last four years. Nina served AMS in many other important ways since being appointed the inaugural AMS Doctoral Fellow in Marketing at Louisiana Tech University. Her AMS engagement includes track chair service (2017, 2019, and 2020), co-editing the Annual Conference Proceedings (2014, 2017 through 2019), co-editing WMC Proceedings (2017 through 2019), and serving as the Managing Editor for the AMSQ Newsletter. Nina has also presented her research at numerous AMS Annual and WMC Conferences (the first in 2009) and participated as a special session speaker in various sessions. Most recently, Nina contributed to the AMS Doctoral Consortium as a panel member. Her research focuses on sensation in value-added consumption experiences, contemporary issues in new technologies, and multi-method research approaches. Her research appears in the Journal of Advertising, Journal of Business Research, Computers in Human Behavior, among others. In 2017, Nina received the Harold and Muriel Berkman Award for Faculty Achievement and Development recognizing her initiative and service to AMS.  Nina is intimately familiar with AMS having four years of service at the AMS home office.


Vice President for Engagement
Janna M. Parker

(DBA, Louisiana Tech University) is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at James Madison University. Her research interests include retailing, advertising, social media and sustainability. Her research has been published in the Journal of Business Ethics and  Journal of Consumer Marketing. She is a contributing author of the textbook: Social Media Marketing, 2nd Edition. She also has a chapter in Sustainable Water Use and Management. She joined AMS as a doctoral student and has stayed actively involved as a presenter, reviewer and session chair. She was a track co-chair for the 2014 AMS Conference in Denver. 

Vice President of Global  Membership 
Felipe Pantoja

Felipe Pantoja is an Assistant Professor of Marketing and Researcher at IÉSEG School of Management. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Management (major in Marketing) from NEOMA Business School (France) and his research interests lie in the domain of consumer psychology and behavior. He is passionate about understanding how consumers perceive the world and make decisions in their everyday lives, and is constantly presenting his work in international conferences such as the Academy of Marketing Science conference and Association of Consumer Research. Some of his research projects are already published in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Advertising, Journal of the Association of Consumer Research and Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services.

Vice President of Communications
Obinna Obilo 

Obinna “Obi” Obilo (Associate Professor of Marketing, Central Michigan University) currently serves as the content editor for the AMS Quarterly. Having received his doctoral education at AMS’ home office (Louisiana Tech University), Obi has been involved with AMS in numerous ways since 2010. Obi’s service to AMS began at the Annual conference in Coral Gables (2010), where as a doctoral student, he served as one of the friendly faces on the AMS logistics/registration team. He reprised that role multiple times during his doctoral education, and he has continued to serve the Academy in multiple roles as a session chair, track chair, doctoral colloquium chair, and currently by keeping the AMS membership informed of the goings-on as the content editor of the AMS Quarterly. Obi has presented his research at numerous AMS conferences, and he has also served as a speaker or chair on multiple panels. Further his research has appeared in journals including Journal of Business Research, Marketing Letters, Journal for Advancement of Marketing Education, Qualitative Market Research, etc. 

Vice President for Publications
Jim Boles

James (Jim) Boles is Professor of Marketing and Department Head of the Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Department at The University of North Carolina Greensboro (2014- current). Jim also is a co-founder and currently Director of the North Carolina Sales Institute (NCSI). Jim is a former editor of the Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management and has published over 70 academic journal articles and has numerous other publications. His research has appeared in a variety of journals including: Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, and the Journal of Applied Psychology. He was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sales Special Interest Group of the American Marketing Association in 2014. While at Georgia State University, he received recognition awards for research, teaching, and service. In addition to his work and academic experience, Professor Boles has conducted sales research and/or training for many organizations including: AT&T, NationsBank (now Bank of America), Scientific Atlanta, Alfa-Laval, Honeywell, and the Atlanta Olympic Committee. In the sales and customer service area, he has presented open-enrollment seminars to key account managers and executives from major corporations such as PPG, BP, Exxon, Bank of America, Honeywell, and DuPont. He also has consulted with firms on marketing strategy, sales, and innovative/creative thinking. Internationally, he has conducted a sales training program for NCB Bank in Kingston, Jamaica. Jim has also conducted personal selling and marketing management programs in Jamaica and negotiations seminars for managers in the Caribbean. In the Middle East (Bahrain), he has conducted customer service seminars for firms in the banking/financial sector and has taught Marketing Strategy in a joint EMBA program between the University of Alexandria (Egypt) and Georgia State University.  

Patricia Rossi

Patricia Rossi (Assistant Professor of Marketing, IÉSEG School of Management) has been involved with AMS in different ways. She has presented her research in several AMS Conferences since 2013. Patricia served as reviewer and session chair in many conferences, while also being track chair in 2016. She contributed to the organization of the 2016 AMS WMC in Paris and edited the 2016 AMS WMC Proceedings. Patricia co-edited the 2017 AMS Annual Conference Proceedings and the 2017 AMS WMC Proceedings. Her research appears in the Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, Journal of Advertising,Journal of Retailing and Customer Services, among other journals

Co-Director of International Programs
Board of Governors
John B. Ford, PhD 

John Ford is a Professor of Marketing and International Business, Eminent Scholar and Haislip-Rohrer Fellow at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. His research interests focus on cross-cultural perceptual research particularly in the areas of advertising, nonprofit organizations and scale development and research methodology in a cross-cultural context. He has been actively involved with the Academy of Marketing Science since 1987, and began his role as an officer in 1998. He is presently serving with Barry Babin as Co-Director of International Programs. He is an AMS Distinguished Fellow and has also been awarded the Harold Berkman Service Award. He has served as President, V.P. for Membership-North America, Secretary-Treasurer, and he spent six years as the Editor of the Academy of Marketing Science Quarterly. He has served as Track Chair, Presenter, Session Chair and Discussant at numerous AMS conferences over the years, and has served as the Conference Program Co-Chair for the 2001 Academy of Marketing Science World Marketing Congress in Cardiff, Wales, the 2013 World Marketing Congress in Melbourne, Australia and the 2018 World Marketing Congress in Porto, Portugal. He has also served on the Board of Governors from 2012-2018. He is presently serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advertising Research and the Associate Editor for Advertising for The Journal of Business Research. His research has been published in such journals as Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Advertising, Journal of Advertising Research, Journal of International Marketing, Psychology and Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management, International Marketing Review, Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising, Journal of World Business, and Journal of Services Marketing among a number of other national and international journals.



Contact Information
Academy of Marketing Science
c/o Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3072
Ruston, LA 71272