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Jacob Brower is an Assistant Professor of Marketing who joined the School in July. He received his PhD and an MSc in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin, after two Economics degrees: BA (SUNY College at  Geneseo) and MA (Syracuse University). His research interests include corporate reputation and brand management, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. His research has been presented at national and international conferences, and he won the best paper award at the American Marketing Association’s 2010 Marketing and Public Policy Conference.

A native of the Syracuse, NY, area, Professor Brower has worked as a consultant and market research analyst specializing in brand management and tracking for several Fortune 500 clients, including FedEx, AT&T and IBM.

Yolande Chan, E. Marie Shantz Professor in Management Information Systems, stepped down as the Director of The Monieson Centre, a position she held since 2006. She is now on sabbatical, concentrating on her research.

Scott Carson, formerly Director of the full-time MBA program, was appointed The Monieson Centre’s new Director, effective July.