Dr. Kenneth Clow is a Professor of Marketing and holder of the Biedenharn Endowed Chair of Business in the College of Business Administration at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Previously, he served as the Dean at both the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He began his teaching career at Pittsburg State University where he also served as the MBA Director. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas in 1992. Dr. Clow has published over 150 articles in academic journals and proceedings and has written six textbooks. Books currently available include Integrated Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Communications (3rd edition) , Services Marketing (2nd edition), and Essentials of Marketing (2nd edition). Prior to earning his doctorate, Ken owned and operated a commercial cleaning service in Joplin, Missouri and Fayetteville, Arkansas. During the 8 years he was in business he went from being the sole employee to one of the largest cleaning service in Northwest Arkansas with 40 employees.
Dr. Robert E. Stevens is John Massey Professor of Business in the John Massey School of Business, Southeaster Oklahoma State University, Durant, Oklahoma. He has over 200 publications including 28 books, 128 articles, 25 cases, 25 case teaching notes, and 14 other publications. Recent books include; Marketing Research: Text and Cases (2nd edition), Marketing Management: Text and Cases, Marketing Planning Guide (3rd edition), and Marketing Planning Guide (2nd edition). Dr. Stevens taught at four other universities prior to joining the faculty at SOSU in 2006. Dr. Stevens has served as a consultant to local, regional, and national firms and has been an owner of 4 small businesses. Dr. Stevens serves on the editorial board of 4 journals and is co-editor of Services Marketing Quarterly, Health Marketing Quarterly and Best Business Books, a series of business books published by The Haworth Press.