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Hair, Joe

Joseph F. Hair, Jr. University of South Alabama, USA

Joseph F. Hair, Jr. is Cleverdon Chair of Business, and Director of the PhD Degree in Business Administration, Mitchell College of Business, University of South Alabama. He previously held the Copeland Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship and was Director, Entrepreneurship Institute, Ourso College of Business Administration, Louisiana State University. Joe was recognized by Clarivate Analytics in 2018, 2019 and 2020 for being in the top 1% globally of all Business and Economics professors based on his citations and scholarly accomplishments, which exceed 238,000 over his career.   He has authored more than 75 books, including Multivariate Data Analysis (8th edition, 2019) (cited 140,000+ times), MKTG (13th edition, 2020), Essentials of Business Research Methods (2020), and Essentials of Marketing Research (4th edition, 2020). He also has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and was recognized as the Academy of Marketing Science Marketing Educator of the Year. A popular guest speaker, Professor Hair often presents seminars on research techniques, multivariate data analysis, and marketing issues for organizations in Europe, Australia, China, India, and South America. He has a new book on Marketing Analytics, forthcoming in 2021 (McGraw-Hill).