Janet Y. Murray
Janet Y. Murray
E. Desmond Lee Professor for Developing Women Leaders and Entrepreneurs in International Business
Office: 458 SSB ~ Voice: 314-516-6537
Dr. Janet Y. Murray is E. Desmond Lee Professor for Developing Women Leaders and Entrepreneurs in International Business and Professor of Marketing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She received her Ph.D. in marketing from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1992. Dr. Murray has taught courses in marketing and international business at the undergraduate, Master's and doctoral levels. She has previously held faculty positions in marketing and international business at Saint Louis University, Cleveland State University, and City University of Hong Kong. She is currently serving a two-year term as the President, Women in the Academy of International Business (WAIB).
Dr. Murray's research interests focus on global sourcing and international marketing strategies, international strategic alliances, learning and knowledge transfer, and competitive strategy in transitional economies. Her research has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Marketing, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of World Business, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research, Management International Review, International Marketing Review, and others. She was the recipient of the 1999 S. Tamer Cavusgil Best Paper Award for the best paper that advances the practice of international marketing management published in 1998 in the Journal of International Marketing. In 2002, she received the Hans B. Thorelli Best Paper Award for the best paper that has made the most significant contribution to the international marketing theory or thought published in the Journal of International Marketing in 2001. In 2005, she was awarded the Best Paper Award for her paper published in International Marketing Review in 2004. In 2008, she received the Douglas E. Durand Award for Research Excellence from the College of Business Administration, UMSL.
Dr. Murray has consulted with Fortune 500 and other firms in the areas of marketing and international business strategies. She serves on the editorial review boards for the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of International Management, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets, and Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal. In October 2005, the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Michigan State University identified 89 most prolific researchers (out of a total of 1,908 authors) in International Business during 1996-2005, among whom Dr. Murray ranked #21. The ranking also reflects that Dr. Murray placed as #1 female IB researcher.