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Department of Marketing and International Business

The Marketing Department at the University of Washington Foster School of Business is a collaborative group of thought leaders making its home in the backyard of one of the world’s most vibrant economies. Through a thought leadership approach and commitment to continued excellence, our faculty is dedicated to developing expertise and driving insight into tomorrow’s world of commerce and communication.

The Seattle connection

The Marketing Department resides in a city that plays home to the headquarters of Amazon, Nordstrom, Starbucks, Qualtrics, Tableau, and countless other innovative companies. A wealth of opportunities, mentorship, and career-building experiences lay just two light rail stops from Husky Stadium, making the the Foster community well positioned for:

  • Access to rich data for academic inquiry
  • Inspiration for cutting edge research
  • Collaborations with leading practitioners
  • Excellent job placements for students

Foster goes global

Undergraduate students can concentrate their international studies through the Certificate of International Studies in Business (CISB) program.

Students can also take advantage of Foster global programs such as studying or working abroad, business competitions, and more while at the Foster School.

Foster Customer Analytics Center

The Foster Customer Analytics Center develops relationships between businesses, researchers, and students to create impactful real-world business applications, research, and education in the fields of machine learning and marketing analytics.

How a Professor Reconciles the Supply Chain with Marketing

When people think of supply chain, they think about procurement and transfer of raw materials into consumable goods, but not marketing. According to the James D. Currie Professor of Marketing, Shailendra Pratap Jain, people, especially supply chain professionals need to…

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March 29, 2021

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Contact Us

Michael G. Foster School of Business
University of Washington
474 PACCAR Hall, Box 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

Phone: 206-543-4369
Fax: 206-543-7472

Mark Forehand
Chair of the Department of Marketing and International Business
Professor of Marketing
559 PACCAR Hall
[email protected]

Alix Furness
472 PACCAR Hall

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