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Linda Ferrell, Ph.D.

08 Linda FerrellDr. Linda Ferrell is a professor and chair of the Marketing Department at the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business at Auburn University. She was previously a University Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics at Belmont University. Her research interests include: marketing and society, social responsibility, and business ethics education. She has published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, AMS Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, Journal of Macromarketing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Teaching Business Ethics, European Journal of Marketing, Case Research Journal as well as others. She is co-author of Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases, Business and Society and Business in a Changing World.

She is working with the Daniels Fund on the Bill Daniels Teaching Business Ethics initiative to improve business ethics education in New Mexico. The $1.25 million grant from the Daniels Fund supports business ethics education and outreach. She has been a consultant to many Colleges of Business assisting in their business ethics initiatives.

She is President Elect of the Academy of Marketing Science and on the Ethics Committee of the American Marketing Association. She is on the Cutco/Vector College Advisory Board, a member of the Direct Selling Education Foundation Board, a member of the NASBA Center for the Public Trust board, and on the Board of Visitors of the University of Central Florida’s Nicholson School of Communication. She also serves as an expert witness in cases dealing with business ethics disputes and has assisted companies in the development of their ethics and compliance programs.