Dr. Joe F. Hair, Jr.

Dr. Joe F. Hair, Jr.

Distinguished Professor of Marketing
Director of Ph.D. in Business Administration Program

Research Interests

Dr. Hair's research interests include Multivariate Data Analysis, Sales & Sales Management, and Marketing Research.


  • PhD, University of Florida
  • Masters of Arts, University of Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Florida


Joe F. Hair is Professor of Marketing, Cleverdon Chair of Business, and Director of the PhD degree program in the Mitchell College of Business, at the University of South Alabama. In 2018 and 2019 he was recognized by Clarivate Analytics as being in the top 1% globally of all Business and Economics professors. He was selected for the award based on his scholarly citations of his research, which for his career exceed 230,000.  Google Scholar ranks him #1 globally in the categories of Marketing and Multivariate Data Analysis, and number #2 in Research Methods. Joe formerly held the Copeland Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship at Louisiana State University. 

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