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 Department of Retailing

Zanne Tenney Augur, MIBS

Zanne Tenney Augur has 25 years in international marketing working in various international posts, including Paris, France, and Dubai, U.A.E. After earning a Master of International Business from the Darla Moore School of Business, Augur started an event and PR company in Dubai, running major events such as the FIFA World Congress and the Dubai International Shopping Festival.

Marianne Bickle, director of Interdisciplinary Studies in the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management. Bickle has blonde-brown hair, brown eyes and is dressed in black with garnet accessories.

Marianne C. Bickle, Ph.D.

Marianne Bickle is the director of the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.I.S.) program and director of online learning for the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management. Bickle's passion for and expertise in online learning are the driving forces behind her goal to assist students in earning their bachelor’s degrees.

Deborah J. C. Brosdahl, Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Retailing

Deborah J. C. Brosdahl, Ph.D., M.S., B.S.

Deborah J. C. Brosdahl is associate professor in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina, where she teaches retail management strategies and multi-national retailing.

Sang-Eun Byun, associate professor, Department of Retailing

Sang-Eun Byun, Ph.D.

Dr. Sang-Eun Byun is an associate professor in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina. She currently teaches Retailing in Multinational Markets. Previously, she taught Consumer Theory and Research Method at the graduate level and Global Retailing, Global Sourcing, International Buying and Product Development, Promotional Strategies in Retailing, Fashion Forecasting, Visual Merchandising at the undergraduate level. Her recent research interests include (1) consumer psychology and decision making in offline/online retail environments, (2) strategies for customer engagement and experience creation, (3) strategies for CSR communication, and (4) small business and entrepreneurship.

Jeffrey Campbell, Retailing Department Chair, Associate Professor

Jeffrey M. Campbell, Ph.D., MBA., B.S.

Jeffrey M. Campbell serves as department chair and associate professor of retailing at the University of South Carolina. Campbell serves on the Higher Education Advisory Board for the Category Management Association. He received his Ph.D. in retail, hospitality, and tourism from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a minor in marketing.

Karen Lear Edwards, senior instructor, Retailing

Karen Lear Edwards, J.D.

Karen Edwards serves as interim associate dean of academic programs and is a senior instructor in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina. Recipient of the University’s 2019 Garnet Apple Award for Teaching Innovation, the 2017 Faculty Integrity Award, and the 2010-11 Harry E. Varney Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award, Edwards teaches in the areas of digital commerce, asset protection and law-related issues affecting retailers.

Headshot of Kristy Ellison. Kristy stands smiling in front of a lush background of trees. She has blonde hair, blue eyes, and is wearing garnet and black.

Kristy Paradise Ellison, CPA, MACC

Kristy Paradise Ellison serves as an instructor in the Department of Retailing in the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sports Management. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of South Carolina, Ellison served as the business administration program director and accounting instructor at the Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort, South Carolina. Ellison began her career in academia in 2000 teaching at Aiken Technical College. She has taught courses in accounting principles, cost accounting, intermediate accounting, computerized accounting, payroll accounting, governmental/not-for-profit accounting, business ethics and law, personal finance and business math.

Reenea Harrison, clinical instructor and internship director, Retailing

Reenea R. Harrison, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Reenea Harrison is clinical instructor and internship director for the Department of Retailing in the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management (HRSM) at the University of South Carolina. Prior to her current position, Harrison was an academic advisor/student services manager for the College of HRSM Office of Student Services.

Lyndsey Herring

Lyndsey Herring

Lindsey Herring serves as the administrative coordinator for the Department of Retailing in the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management. Prior to joining the Department of Retailing, Lyndsey Herring worked for five years as an operations specialist at Training Concepts. In 2019, Herring accepted the position of director of Alumni Relations at the University of South Carolina Alumni Association, working with the Board of Governors, membership and the marketing team, and serving alumni.

Daniela Jankovska, instructor, Department of Retailing, College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Daniela Jankovska, M.S.

Daniela Jankovska is an instructor in the Department of Retailing and teaches in the area of computer-aided design (CAD) for fashion merchandising, store design and retail. Her courses provide an overview of the fashion industry as a global economic power. Topics covered in her classes include CAD, visual merchandising and store design, the changing nature of fashion, apparel production, merchandising and innovative fashion business practices as they relate to the designers, manufacturers and retailers.

Jiyeon Kim, associate professor

Jiyeon Kim, Ph.D.

Jiyeon Kim, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina. Kim holds degrees in apparel merchandising and retail management, fashion merchandising, fashion design and marketing, and clothing and textiles. She teaches in the areas of retail promotion, international retailing and retail shopper analysis.

Jung-Hwan Kim, associate professor, Department of Retailing, College of HRSM

Jung-Hwan Kim, Ph.D., A.A.S., M.S.

Jung-Hwan Kim is an associate professor in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina. Kim completed her doctoral degree in 2006 at The Ohio State University. At the University of South Carolina, Kim teaches courses in merchandising and fashion product analysis.

Mike Moody, retailing instructor

Mike Moody, M.R.

Michael Moody serves as an instructor in the Department of Retailing in the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management at the University of South Carolina. Prior to becoming an instructor, Moody was the director of practicum and internships in the Department of Retailing.

Joohyung Park, associate professor, retailing

Joohyung Park, Ph.D., M.S.

Joohyung Park is an associate professor in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina. Park joined the department after receiving her Ph.D. in consumer behavior from Purdue University. Before pursuing her Ph.D., Park worked full time as a marketing researcher and a brand consultant for six years in Seoul, where she gained hands-on experience in various industries.

Susan M. Reeves, senior instructor, retailing

Susan M. Reeves, C.P.A., MBA

Susan M. Reeves, senior instructor, received her MBA from the University of South Carolina. While a student at UofSC, Reeves was inducted into numerous academic honor societies including Phi Beta Kappa and Beta Gamma Sigma. She has taught Principles of Accounting at UofSC since she was a graduate student.

Mike Watson, Instructor, Department of Retailing, College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Michael Watson, Ed.D.

Upon graduating from the University of Nebraska Lincoln, Mike Watson worked for a national retail department store chain, eventually becoming their youngest regional visual merchandising manager, whereupon he won national design awards for his visual displays and managed design teams during merger acquisitions. Watson also ran East Coast operations for the national teen retailer Hot Topic, leading more than 60 stores and 500 employees through rapid growth transitions and new store expansions.

Donna Watts, instructor, retailing

Donna Watts, M.S.

Donna Watts is an instructor in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina. She received a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising and Master of Science in Textiles, Clothing, and Interior Design from Winthrop University in S.C. Prior to teaching, Watts worked in the retail industry for eight years in various capacities, including management of two jewelry stores for a large corporation.

Daniel J. Williams, instructor, retailing

Daniel J. Williams, C.P.A., M.S.

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of South Carolina in Fall 2017, Daniel J. Williams served on the faculty at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va., as an accounting professor for the previous seventeen years. There he taught courses in accounting principles, intermediate accounting, income taxes, and auditing.


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