Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship

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How We Rank


The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Bauer #9 among leading research universities for faculty scholarly productivity in marketing, and Bauer doctoral students have won many awards for the best dissertation research in their fields.


Bauer is #1 for Selling. Bauer's Program for Excellence in Selling has the deepest curriculum, largest enrollment and highest corporate support of any university program in selling and sales management, and our Stephen Stagner Sales Excellence Institute is a hub for sales research and education.


Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review have ranked Bauer's undergraduate Entrepreneurship program among the top three in the nation since 2007, and Bauer students have won more awards than any other school in national business plan competitions in recent years.


News and Awards

Congratulations to doctoral alum Yashar Atefi and Prof. Michael Ahearne on winning the 2019 AMA Sales SIG Excellence in Research Award, which honors the journal article published during the previous year that has made the most significant contribution to the sales discipline.

Congratulations to doctoral alum Raghu Bommaraju on winning the 2019 AMA Sales SIG Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Congratulations to Prof. Seshadri Tirunillai on winning the 2019 O’Dell Award, which honors a Journal of Marketing Research article that has made the most significant, long-term contribution to marketing theory, methodology, and/or practice.

Congratulations to Prof. Shijie Lu on being named to the Journal of Marketing Research editorial board.

Congratulations to our Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship on being ranked by The Princeton Review as the #2 undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the nation.

Congratulations to Program for Excellence in Selling students Nalani Gruel, Sue Lynn Law, Kristin Powell, and Joy Yang on placing 6th at the 2019 National Collegiate Sales Competition, and to Nalani Gruel on placing 4th in the individual competition. This is the eleventh year in a row that our PES team has finished in the Top 10 at NCSC.

Read more award stories on our Marketing Awards page


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Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship
University of Houston
334 Melcher Hall
Houston, Texas 77204-6021
Phone: 713-743-4555
Fax: 713-743-4572