Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. James Curran.
Dr. James (Jim) Curran was selected by the USF Sarasota-Manatee faculty to serve as president of the Faculty senate for the 2014-15 academic year.
Dr. Curran has over 35 years of experience working and researching in the field of marketing. Dr. Curran has taught courses on more than twenty different topics in marketing and management and delivered these courses on both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His research interests include the use of technologies in marketing, customer loyalty, and customer relationship management.
The results of his research have been presented nationally and internationally and have been cited more than 650 times by other researchers. Dr Curran’s work has been published in theJournal of Service Research, Journal of Services Marketing, Journal of Relationship Marketing, Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Marketing Theory & Practice, Journal of Marketing Education, Journal of Business to Business Marketing, and other journals. Prior to joining the marketing faculty, he held sales and marketing positions with four large international precious metals firms, spent time consulting, and managed his own manufacturer representative business.
Dr. Curran holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration/Marketing and an M.B.A from the University of Rhode Island and a B.A. in Mathematics from Fordham University.