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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Doug Johansen

Dr. Doug Johansen

Department Chair, Marketing & International Business

Davis College of Business

Email address  djohans@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7763
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Office location  Davis College of Business, 141

Douglas Johansen is the Associate Dean, Graduate Director, and Associate Professor of Marketing & International Business at Jacksonville University’s Davis College of Business. He also has over twenty five years of corporate experience in International Marketing and Business Development and has worked and lived all over the globe. His research interests include International Marketing, International Business, Marketing Strategy, Emerging Markets and Entrepreneurship, topics that form the basis for a wide range of scholarly publications, conference presentations and other scholarly work.


  • Ph.D. Marketing & Multinational Business, Florida State University
  • Master of International Management, Finance & Marketing, Thunderbird School of Management
  • B.A. Letters and Creative Writing, University of Iowa

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Jacksonville University, 2009-Present
  • Instructor, Florida State University, 2006-09
  • Instructor of Marketing, University of North Florida, 2004-06

Professional Experience

  • Founder and President, Ecobid.com, Inc., 1997-2002
  • Principal, NOVABRAS, 1993-Present
  • Director of Business Development, Kenyon Group International, 1990-93
  • Vice President of Marketing/Director of Business Development, Coast to Coast Legal Referral Network, Inc 1988-90
  • International Market Development and Business Development Manager, XEROX University Microfilm International, 1984-88

Recent Scholarship & Research

"Private and Public Voice: Exploring Cultural Influence."" Swanson, Scott, Robert Frankel, Marius Sagan and Douglas Johansen. 2011. Managing Service Quality. 21 (3)

"Entrepreneurial- and Market-Oriented International SME’s: Fit to International Environments, Dynamic Capabilities and Competencies" Johansen, Douglas and Gary Knight 2010 International Business: Research, Teaching and Practice, 4(1)

"Interdisciplinary Project-Based Model for Enhanced Instruction of Marketing Courses" Johansen, Douglas, Florida State University, Claudia Scaff, University of North Florida and Jace Hargis, University of the Pacific. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. January, 2009


Fluent French, Fluent Portuguese, Proficient German, Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese, Spanish

Personal Interests

Travel, languages, rugby, water polo, cooking