JoAnna Williamson

Dr. JoAnna Williamson, Ph.D, J.D., MBA

Franklin University

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.