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Marketing Faculty

Mavis Adjei

Interim Director of School of Management and Marketing and Professor

Mavis Adjei

Rehn Hall, 227A
Office: 618-453-7703
Dept: 618-453-4341
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Born and raised in Ghana, West Africa, Adjei is an ocean away from home, but she feels right at home in southern Illinois. “I love Southern Illinois and what I love most about SIU is its culture. We have a very challenging but nurturing atmosphere. Most schools are either academically full profile >>

Nwamaka (Amaka) Anaza

Marketing Program Coordinator and Associate Professor

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Rehn Hall, 229A
Office: 618-453-7787
Dept: 618-453-4341
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Nwamaka (Amaka) Anaza, joined the faculty at SIU College of Business in 2015. However, she first became a Saluki while earning her bachelor’s in paralegal studies with a minor in history and then continued on at SIU to earn her MBA. She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in West full profile >>

Gordon Bruner II

Professor of Marketing, Emeritus

Gordon Bruner II

Dept: 618-453-4341
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Professor Bruner began working with the SIU College of Business in the Fall of 1984. Prior to that, he received a B.B.A. and M.S. in marketing, both from Texas A&M University. His Ph.D. with a major in marketing and a minor in music was from the University of North Texas. Bruner's research full profile >>

John Fraedrich

James N. Jannetides Professor of Business Ethics

John Fraedrich

Rehn Hall, 219A
Office: 618-453-7786
Dept: 618-453-4341
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John Fraedrich received his bachelor’s degree in management from Brigham Young University and his MS and PhD in marketing from Texas A&M University at College Station. Fraedrich’s research stream began with one of the first empirical business ethics dissertations, was the full profile >>

Omid Kamran Disfani

Assistant Professor

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Rehn Hall, 225A
Office: 618-453-7784
Dept: 618-453-4341
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Curriculum Vitae

Omid Kamran Disfani joined the faculty at SIU College of Business in 2019 after earning his PhD in Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business. Dr. Kamran has also received a Master’s degree in advertising and marketing from full profile >>

Ellen Novar


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Rehn Hall, 235A
Office: 618-453-7773
Dept: 618-453-4341
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Ellen Novar has been a lecturer at the College of Business since 2016. She currently teaches Marketing Management (MKTG 304), Retail Management (MKTG 401) and Small Business Marketing (MKTG 350). Novar received her BS in Management and Marketing from DePaul University, Chicago, IL in 1992 and her MBA full profile >>

Taeho Yoh

Professor and Program Director, Sport Administration | SIU

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Rehn Hall, 223
Office: 618-453-7770
Dept: 618-453-4341
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Taeho Yoh holds two doctoral degrees, one in Marketing from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and one in Sport Management from Florida State University. His primary research interests are in the following areas: Corporate Social Responsibility Sport Marketing and Social Impact of Sport Organizations Marketing and Promotions for Non-profit Sectors