Faculty Profiles

Marketing, supply chain logistics, and economics department faculty contact and bio information


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Dr. Richard R. Hawkins

  • Position: Chair and Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 120H

Dr. Richard R. Hawkins, a Professor with a Ph.D. in Economics, has examined tax structures and related factors in both Florida and Georgia, including the rise of e-commerce and the growth of local-option sales taxes.

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Dr. Nestor Arguea

  • Position: Associate Professor and COB International Program Director
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 134

Dr. Nestor M. Arguea's research interest is applied econometrics with emphasis in microeconomic issues. These include pricing, industry studies, quality change, input markets, and differentiated products, and in general in the estimation of models for which complete information does not exist.

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Dr. Helena Allman

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 120H

Dr. Helena F. Allman's research interests include Marketing Strategy and International Business. She examines branding – strategies, product line extensions, and the impact on consumers’ decisions to purchase them.

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Dr. Harriette Bettis-Outland

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Marketing and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 127

Dr. Harriette Bettis-Outland has both personal and professional experience in Customer Relationship Management, one of the courses she teaches and studies.

Dr. Sherry Hartnett

Dr. Sherry Hartnett

  • Position: Director, Executive Mentor Program and Clinical Professor of Business
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 225

Dr. Sherry Hartnett's research has focused on Digital and Social Media Marketing, Marketing Analytics and Health Care. Hartnett’s business career included being a top marketing executive in the health care and newspaper industries and owning her own consulting firm.

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Dr. Bill Huth

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 101

Dr. Bill Huth, a Distinguished University Professor at the University of West Florida, conducts marine-related economic research, including the continued development of artificial reefs and their place in fishery management.

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Dr. Scott Keller

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 106

Dr. Scott Keller is the John C. Pace Distinguished Professor at UWF. Keller is recognized for being in the top 5 percent of the most productive and frequently published researchers in top logistics journals. Keller helped create UWF’s Supply Chain Logistics Management Degree program.

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Dr. Bob Kimball

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 117

Dr. Bob Kimball has written several books on marketing and sales. They include The American Marketing Association Handbook for Successful Selling, The Book on Management, and The Essence of Marketing. He’s also co-author of Selling in the New World of Business.

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Dr. Stephen Arthur LeMay

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 104

Dr. Stephen Arthur LeMay has a deep background in Transportation and Logistics and has authored two books, a textbook and a research book, on logistics and transportation topics.

Dr. James Mead

Dr. James Mead

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 120E

Dr. James A. Mead’s research examines how emotion and memory influences consumer choice. Substantively, his work attempts to address variables of strategic importance, such as pricing, packaging, and presentation tactics.

Dr. Felicia Morgan

Dr. Felicia Morgan

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 138

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Cody Reinhardt

Cody Karl Reinhardt

  • Position: Visiting Instructor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 120E

Cody Karl Reinhardt's research focuses on Urban, Regional, and Environmental fields. He particularly focuses on city to city migration patterns and networks in the U.S. and the impact of local environmental and housing policies on migration flow, energy service consumption, and national emissions.

Jeff Risher

Dr. Jeff Risher

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 120E

Dr. Jeffrey Risher's research focuses on global supply chain risk management, particularly total cost of ownership and manufacturing location decisions.

Michael Roberts

Dr. Michael Roberts

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 120E

Dr. Michael Ewing Roberts, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of West Florida, has a research focus of Childcare, Public Policy, and the Political Economy of Care Choice and Relative Poverty.

Dr. Katrina Savitske

Dr. Katrina Savitskie

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
  • Office Location:  Bldg 53 Room 120E

Dr. Savitskie has taught a variety of courses, including Introduction to Supply Chain Management, Global Logistics, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Management Strategy, International Marketing, Principles of Marketing, and International Business.

Adjunct Faculty

Marketing, supply chain logistics, and economics department adjunct faculty contact and bio information


  • John Atkins

  • Snorri Gislason