Dr. JoAnna Williamson, Ph.D, J.D., MBA
Dr. JoAnna Williamson is Chair of the Department of Management and Marketing and Program Chair of the Master of Science in Marketing & Communication (MCM) program in the Ross College of Business at Franklin University. She has more than 30 years of executive-level marketing and communication experience in the corporate, non-profit, and entrepreneurial sectors. Dr. Williamson has been a regularly-requested marketing speaker and instructor at local, regional, and national conferences, professional schools, companies, and events. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in marketing from The Ohio State University, a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Capital University Law School, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.) in strategic (marketing) communication from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has received numerous awards and accolades for her communication-related service on organizational boards and committees.