Management and Marketing

Marilyn Young

Marilyn Young

Title: Professor of Management Fellow, Hibbs Institute for Business Economic Research
Department: Management and Marketing
Building: COB 350.27
Phone: 903.566.7437


  • Ph.D. Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas
  • M.B.A. University of Arkansas
  • B.S.B.A. University of Arkansas


Dr. Marilyn Young has a passion for teaching and believes understanding management will have an impact on career success. Currently, she enjoys teaching Fundamentals of Management and uses real-world examples. She was a Hibbs Faculty Research Fellow , Hibbs Institute for Business & Economic Research for her work in labor market research and economic development. Her latest research has been in the areas of entrepreneurial success factors for Veterans, women, Hispanics, Millennials, and others.  She continues conducting research in economic development, hidden unemployment, and analyzing factors which make communities strong.

Dr. Young is a consultant/trainer/researcher for both profit and non-profit organizations.  She is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship and has been the recipient of teaching and research awards during her career in academia.  Business research and consulting are of utmost interest as she has published in such journals below:

Advances in Production and Engineering Management
Business Studies Journal
International Journal of Entrepreneurship
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business
Journal of Applied Management & Entrepreneurship
Journal of Business Diversity
Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship
Journal of Economics and Economic Education Review
Journal of Economics and Economic Education Review
Journal of Family Business Management
Journal of Global Business Development
Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics
Journal of Organizational Psychology
Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
Journal of Small Business Strategy
Midwestern Business Review
Southern Journal of Business and Ethics

She has presented her research at conferences, such as Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute, Academy of Business Research, Association of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Federation of Academic Disciplines, and Southern Management Association.

Dr. Young organized and was president of U. T. Tyler Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter. During her career at UT Tyler, she has served as Chair, Department of Management and Marketing, and Director, Small Business Institute, MBA Program, and Internship Programs. She has served on the Board of Directors of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra and is a member of Leadership Tyler Alumni. After living in Spain, she continues to study Spanish and has a passion for swimming.

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Curriculum Vitae