Elyria Kemp, Ph.D.

Elyria Kemp, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Bank One Endowed Professorship in
Minority & Emerging Business


Office: 332 Kirschman Hall
Phone: 504-280-6483
Email: ekemp@uno.edu



Professor Elyria Kemp joined UNO in 2012. She has taught at Texas State University, the University of Arkansas and Dillard University. Dr. Kemp received her PhD from the University of Arkansas and holds an MBA from the University of New Orleans and a BS in Music Business from Bradley University.

Dr. Kemp’s professional experience lies in the arts and entertainment industry. Before entering academia, she worked for several organizations, including the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, the Madame Walker Theatre Center and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

She was named the "2013 Professor of the Year" in the Executive Masters of Science Health Care Management program.

PhD    University of Arkansas

MBA   University  of New Orleans

BS      Bradley University

Research Interests:
Dr. Kemp conducts research in the areas of emotions and hedonic consumption as well as social marketing and consumer welfare (with respect to health and nutrition).

Dr. Kemp has articles forthcoming and has published in the Journal of Advertising, Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Journal of Consumer Affairs, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Logistics Management, Journal of Marketing Theory & Practice, Journal of Consumer Behaviour, Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising, International Journal of Advertising, Journal of Consumer Policy, Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, International Journal of Arts Management, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Journal of Product & Brand Management, Journal of Promotion Management, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Journal of Selling & Major Account Management, Journal of Vacation Marketing, Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, Journal of Education for Business, Journal for Excellence in Business Education, Journal of Teaching for Travel and Tourism and the Journal of Consumer Marketing. She has presented research at numerous conferences, including Marketing & Public Policy, the American Marketing Association, the Academy of Marketing Science and the Association for Consumer Research.

Courses Taught

  • Strategic Marketing Management, graduate level
  • Health Care Marketing, graduate and executive level
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Global Marketing
  • Marketing Management