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Areas of Expertise

The Whitman research topics database includes Whitman School faculty members and senior administrators. Use the database to identify faculty members with expertise in a wide range of business areas. Search by using business practice terms (i.e. human resources), department names (i.e. finance), or name of a particular individual. Once you have found a person, or persons, with whom you would like to speak, please forward your request to Kerri D. Howell, director of communications and media relations, at kdhowell@syr.edu.

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Faculty whose research interests contain: Innovation
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E. Scott Lathrop

Lathrop, E. Scott
Professor of Marketing Practice

(315) 443-3459
slathrop@syr.edu

Research Topics: cognitive processes in decision-making, new product development, innovation, corporate positioning, branding, consumer products, law firm marketing, airline industry marketing, electric utilities marketing, marketing strategy consulting


Tridib Mazumdar

Mazumdar, Tridib
Howard R. Gendal Professor of Marketing
Director, Earl V. Snyder Innovation Management Center
(315) 443-3453
tmazumda@syr.edu

Research Topics:

pricing, innovation management, marketing research, marketing of motion pictures


Alexander McKelvie

McKelvie, Alexander
Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
(315) 443-7252
mckelvie@syr.edu

Research Topics:

new firm growth, innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial decision making, strategic management of new firms, family business


Gokce Sezgin

Sezgin, Gokce
Adjunct Instructor


gsezgin@syr.edu

Research Topics:

Digital marketing, web development and e-commerce, Large multi-national to start-up like medium-sized business experience, Private and publicly owned business experience, Business strategy development and execution, P&L ownership
Selling diverse channels, New product innovation, Agency management, Consumer packaged goods (CPG), Consumer promotions, Innovation pipeline, New product launches, Consumer segmentation, Brand growth, Global brand strategy, Consumer communication, Consumer marketing


David Wilemon

Wilemon, David
Emeritus Professor of Marketing

(315) 443-3443
dwilemon@syr.edu

Research Topics: new product development, research and development, corporate innovation, innovativeness, outsourcing, corporate boards of directors, R&D Management


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