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Department of Marketing and Management

Dr. Marilyn Young

Dr. Marilyn Young

Title: Professor of Management
Department: Department of Management & Marketing
Building: BUS 113
Phone: 903.566.7437


Ph. D. (Business Administration) University of Arkansas
M.B.A. University of Arkansas
B.S.B.A. University of Arkansas

Teaching and Research Interests

Professor Young’s primary teaching interest is in the area of Organizational Behavior. Her research interests are in the area of entrepreneurship, transnational entrepreneurship, and global teams. She does research for economic development agencies on labor market and wage and benefit surveys. She has performed business research for both profit and non-profit organizations.



Marilyn Young currently serves as a full professor in Management. She has published in several journals in the entrepreneurship area. She has given many seminars in the management area and is currently conducting leadership training for a financial institution.

Dr. Young has been on editorial board of  of Journal of Small Business Management and Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship. She has been the recipient of teaching and research awards during her career in academia.  Her research has appeared in the Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship, Midwestern Business Review, Journal of Development Entrepreneurship, and Journal of Small Business Strategy . She has presented papers at numerous conferences such as Decision Science Institute, Association of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Federation of Academic Disciplines, and Southern Management Association. She  was President and Faculty Sponsor of Beta Gamma Sigma from 1998 to 2010. She has served as Department Chair, Management and Marketing; Director, Small Business Institute; and Director of the MBA Program. She is on the Board of Directors of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra .

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