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Winter Storm Alert- Wednesday January 28, 2015

All classes are cancelled today, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. College offices are also closed. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.


Dr. Deirdre Bird, Bird.jpg
assistant professor of marketing;

Teaching at PC since 1996
  • International Marketing
  • Brands, Nonprofit marketing
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Teach Principles of Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations





H. Kirk Bozigian,
adjunct professor of marketing; 

Teaching at PC since 2011
  • New Product Creation and Development
  • Marketing Management
  • Kids Toy Marketing
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Marketing Capstone
  • Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Planning & Developing New Products
  • Marketing by Design


Dr. Helen M. Caldwell,Caldwell.jpg
assistant professor of marketing;

Teaching at PC since 1981
  • Marketing Fashion
  • Cosmetics
  • Fragrances and Luxury
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Promotion Strategy
  • Luxury Marketing




Dr. Piotr Chelminski, Chelminski.jpg 
associate professor of marketing;

Teaching at PC since 2002
  • Cross-cultural consumer behavior
  • Consumer information sharing
  • Consumer complaining behaviors
  • Country-of-origin effects
Selected Courses Taught:
  • International Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Internship



Dr. Mark DeFanti, DeFanti.jpg 
assistant professor of marketing;

Teaching at PC since 2006
  • Branding
  • Brand Portfolio Management
  • Corporate name changes
  • Corporate image and reputation
  • Luxury marketing
  • Fragrance marketing
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Brand management
  • Advanced advertising
  • Marketing management



Dr. Daniel R. Horne,

associate professor of marketing;

Teaching at PC since 1994
  • Consumer Payments (including credit, debit, and gift cards;
    mobile payments; other prepaid products)
  • Gift Selection & Purchase
  • Secondary: Consumer Privacy, Employee Motivation
    and Incentives
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Sports Marketing 


Dr. Ronald Jelinek,Jelinek.jpg
associate professor of marketing and
department chair;

Teaching at PC since 2004
  • Relationship Selling
  • Salesperson Behavior
  • Sales Management and Sales Force Automation
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Personal Selling
  • Sales Management
  • Promotional Strategy




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