Alabama A&M University
Charles W. Richardson, Jr. currently serves as Dean for Misericordia University College of Business. He previously served as Dean of the School of Business and Associate Professor of Marketing, at Claflin University. Prior to that, he worked as Sustainability Chair and Associate Professor in the Marketing Department at Clark Atlanta University, where his teaching duties included courses in Consumer Behavior, Marketing Strategy, Multicultural Marketing and Sustainability Marketing.
Dr. Richardson earned his doctorate in Marketing and International Business from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business. His previous education includes a M.B.A. in Marketing (New York University, Stern School of Business), a M.S. in Operations Research & Statistics (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), a B.S. in Mathematics (Pratt Institute), and Masters Certificates in Finance (Wharton School of Business) and Project Management (Stevens Institute of Technology).
Dr. Richardson’s research interests include Consumer Social identity, Cross Cultural Consumer Purchasing Behavior, Green Business Models, Ecopreneurship and Marketing’s Role in Sustainability. His research has been presented at an extensive array of conferences, and published in numerous journals in the Marketing and International Business disciplines.
Prior to his service in academia, Dr. Richardson spent significant time working in the private sector, primarily with AT&T, accumulating extensive knowledge and experience in international strategy, global alliances and ventures, mergers and acquisitions and transition planning and change management.
He is a lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association, a past president of the Ph.D. Project’s Marketing Doctoral Students Association and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Societies. He also holds certifications in Quality Assurance, Integrated Planning in Higher Education and Practice of MBTI Step I and Step II Instruments. He served as an ACE Fellow during the 2013-2014 academic year.
His community involvement includes serving on the board of directors of the Association of Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and the Greening Youth Foundation.