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Ronald Hill Professor Department of Marketing

Ronald Hill
KSB | Marketing
Kogod School of Business T23
Ph.D. University of Maryland at College Park

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Ronald Paul Hill, Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Maryland, is the Dean’s Professor of Marketing and Public Policy and Distinguished Professor at the American University, Kogod School of Business. He has authored over 200 journal articles, books, chapters, and conference papers on topics that include impoverished consumer behavior, marketing ethics, corporate social responsibility, human development, and public policy. Outlets for this research are Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Business and Society, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Human Rights Quarterly, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Harvard Business Review. He served as the Vice President of Publications for the American Marketing Association, and he is Editor-in-Chief of the Responsible Research in Business and Management Honor Roll. His term as Editor of the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing extended July 2006 until June 2012, and he served as Editor of the Journal of Consumer Affairs 2018-2022. Awards include Williams-Qualls-Spratlen Multicultural Mentoring Award of Excellence, Villanova University Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Pollay Prize for Excellence in the Study of Marketing in the Public Interest, AMA Marketing and Society Special Interest Group Lifetime Achievement Award, Alan N. Nash Distinguished Doctoral Graduate Award, and VSB McDonough Family Faculty Award for Research Excellence. His 2014 article won the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing Thomas Kinnear Award in 2016, his 2015 Journal of Consumer Affairs article won the best paper award in 2016, and his 2015 Journal of Macromarketing article won the Slater Award in 2016. He also was awarded the Marketing Management Association Master Scholar Award, and he was given AMA William L. Wilkie Marketing for a Better World Award. In 2023 he received the Outstanding Scholarship, Research, Creative Activity and Other Professional Contributions Award at American University. The American Marketing Association named him a Fellow in 2024 for his Significant Contribution to the Field.

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Spring 2024

  • MKTG-551 Marketing for Social Change