The Clemson Marketing department has added 6 new faculty

July 12, 2023

Dr. Ishani Banerji (Ee-shah-knee Banner-jee or Dr. B!)
Educational Institution(s):
• B.A.: Denison University (Psychology and Cinema)
• M.A.: Wake Forest University (Psychology)
• PhD: Indiana University (Social Psychology)
• I’ve taught at Georgetown University, University of Texas San Antonio, and Fort Lewis College.

“I am excited to be joining Clemson University this Fall! I will be teaching Consumer Behavior, which is also my main area of research interest. I have been a part of several different universities across the country. Now, I am looking forward to getting to know the Clemson Tigers and exploring the upstate region. “

What you will be teaching?
Consumer Behavior in the Fall.
“I have taught a variety of courses including Principles of Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Strategy and Ethics, and Introduction to Digital Marketing.”

Larry Carter
Educational Institutions:
• PhD – Old Dominion University
• BS and MS – Virginia Tech
• Clinical Assistant Professor – Marketing

“I am excited to join the Department of Marketing and contribute to the success of the students at Clemson University. I hope to bring my previous experiences in marketing, sales, and small business ownership into the classroom to provide students with an interesting and engaging learning environment. Go Tigers!”

Gail Vermillion / Lecturer
Educational Institutions:
• Texas A&M University BS, MS, PhD
• Marketing Metrics and Analytics & Promotional Strategy

“I have a passion for teaching and am excited to join the Clemson team. I have worked as an employee or consultant in sales, sales management, sales training, brand management, channel marketing, strategic planning and teaching for a wide variety of manufacturers, distributors, health care service, universities, and nonprofit organizations. Some of these companies include Proctor & Gamble, Helene Curtis, Black & Decker, Primera Vision, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Berendsen Fluid Power and Cornerstone Diagnostics.”

Dr, Sayan Gupta
Educational Institution(s):
• PhD Marketing, University of Pittsburgh (2023)
• MBA, Indian Insitute of Management, Indore, India (2013)
• B.Tech/M.Tech Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (2011)

“I am excited to join the terrific marketing department at Clemson University. My research and teaching focuses on digital and social media marketing, marketing analytics, brand management and the marketing-finance interface. My doctoral dissertation titled “Essays on Brand Actions and Love-Hate Relationships with Consumers” investigated various aspects of consumer polarization in response to brand crises. I look forward to experiencing the beautiful campus at Clemson and contributing to the vibrant academic community there.”

• What you will be teaching?
Digital Marketing (Fall 2023)

David Sturkey

Educational Institutions

  • BS Finance, Clemson University
  • MBA, Georgia State University
  • MHA, Georgia State University

“I am beyond thrilled to be teaching at Clemson University in the Marketing Department.  I just retired from a 30 year corporate career and am very excited to be able to work with students that are just about to start their journey into the work world.  The Powers School of Business does an outstanding job preparing students for their professional careers and I can’t wait to be a part of the team that educates the excellent students we have here at Clemson.  Go Tigers!”

What you will be teaching?

Lecturer, Marketing

Dr. Gavin Leach

Educational Institutions: 

  • University of New Mexico
  • Illinois Wesleyan University

“My name is Gavin Leach. I’m so excited to be teaching at Clemson University! I love the South and can’t wait to watch Clemson’s athletics. I’m originally from Albuquerque, NM, and received my degrees from the University of New Mexico. I have taught various business, entrepreneurship, and communication courses at the University of New Mexico and Illinois Wesleyan University. My professional career includes real estate, consulting, instructional design, and entrepreneurship.”

What you will be teaching?

Marketing Courses