Faculty Profile


Dr. Doug Ross is the Associate Dean of the Global MBA as well as the Global MBA Program Chair at Franklin University. He brings extensive experience in the marketing field, both from a corporate and academic background.

Dr. Ross has earned the distinction of being the only educator to receive the Columbus American Marketing Association (AMA) Marketing Professor of the Year honor a record four times (1999, 2005, 2008, 2010). Also, in 2006, he won an AMA Achievement in Marketing Award for his innovative “Faces of Franklin” campaign. In addition, Dr. Ross is the only fulltime Franklin University professor to win the Robert L. Bailey Teaching Award at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, a distinction voted on by Franklin students each term to acknowledge the professor who was most influential in their programs. In 2012, he won the Central Ohio PRSA Award of Excellence for Speeches, Non-profit. In 2013, he won two more awards: Executive of the Year by EWI of Columbus and the Teaching Excellence Award by Franklin University.