College of Business Administration

Ballentine Hall, 7 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 02881

admitcba@etal.uri.edu401.874.2337

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Edward M. Mazze

Edward Mazze
  • Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration
  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management—Specializations: Marketing Strategy, Business Strategy and Policy, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Management Consulting
  • Phone: 401.874.4308
  • Email: emazze@uri.edu
  • Mailing Address: 304 Ballentine Hall, 7 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 02881

Biography

Previously served as Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island (1998-2006) and formerly Dean of the Belk College of Business Administration at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and Co-Director, The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise-Charlotte. Served as Dean of the School of Business and Management at Temple University and Dean of the W. Paul Stillman School of Business of Seton Hall University. Currently, Member of the Board of Directors of Home Loan Investment Bank, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ocean State Business Development Authority, and Member of the Board of Directors of Urban Ventures. Previously, a member of the Board of Directors of Washington Trust Bancorp, the Barrett Growth Fund and Pulse Electronics Corporation. Public Member, Rhode Island Joint Reinsurance Association, Member of the Small Business Advocacy Council of Rhode Island, and Member of the Economic Development Committee of the Town of Narragansett. Author, co-author and editor of twelve books in business and articles in publications such as the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Advertising Research, Journal of Economics and Business, American Business Law Journal, Family Advocate, Journal of Finance and Industrial Marketing Management, among others. Member of the Academic Liaison Committee, Chief Marketing Officer Council. In 2016, appointed to the Editorial Board of  Applied Marketing Analytics. 

Research

Corporate Governance, Business Strategy and Policy, Economic Development, Enterprise Risk Management

Education

B.B.A., Baruch College of the City University of New York, 1961

M.B.A., Baruch College of the City University of New York, 1962

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1966.

Publications

Recent Publications

“Boards Need Independent Directors to Think Independently,” AGENDA (a publication of the Financial Times), September 28, 2015, 3

“Management Audits Offer Deep Insight Into Exec Performance,” AGENDA (a publication of the Financial Times), February 1, 2016, 3

“Use Consultants for Faster Resolutions in a Crisis,” AGENDA (a publication of the Financial Times), June 6, 2016, 3

 

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