Former Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development director named to PhD Project Hall of Fame

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Date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Location: 
Montvale, NJ

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The PhD Project, an award-winning program to increase diversity in management, announced the 2017 inductees into its PhD Project Hall of Fame.

They are: Geraldine Rosa Henderson, Associate Professor, Loyola University Chicago; Fay Cobb Payton, Professor of Information Systems/Technology, North Carolina State University; and Thaddeus H. Spratlen, Professor Emeritus of Marketing, University of Washington.

Dr. Geraldine Rosa Henderson is an Associate Professor with Tenure in the Department of Marketing at the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago. She has been an active contributor and ambassador of The PhD Project since its inception. Even as she advanced her research achievements and served as a role model for students of color in the classroom, she has also been a consistent contributor to The PhD Project's achievement and stature. She is the co-author of Consumer Equality: Race and the American Marketplace.

She was previously the Chairperson and Associate Professor with Tenure of the Department of Marketing and the Associate Research Director for The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) at Rutgers Business School Newark/New Brunswick at Rutgers University. Her primary areas of research include: global marketplace diversity and inclusion, health disparities, public policy, consumption communities, and consumer networks (both cognitive and social). She has published over fifty articles, books, or book chapters. She is a recipient of the 2015 Kinnear Best Paper Award from the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.

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