Dr. H. Keith Hunt, 1994-Present: A Research Icon Empowers Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in the Marketing Academic Discipline


  • Jacqueline A. Williams North Carolina A&T State University


I met Dr. Keith Hunt in 1994 at the AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium held at Santa Clara University. As hindsight is a powerful learning mechanism, I now understand that I had come face-to-face with an extraordinary soul. In my first encounter with Dr. Keith Hunt, I met someone who would help me express my unique perspective as an aspiring African American, Female, Scholar. For me Keith Hunt offered me sanctuary in the marketing academic discipline – a place of refuge and safety. As a young scholar, oftentimes the only African American women in academic venues attended, I searched for an approachable kindred spirit. I found one in Dr. Keith Hunt. TO KEEP READING, PLEASE CLICK ON THE PDF LINK FOR THE FULL ARTICLE.