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Philpot, Frank Allen

Academic Unit:Marketing
Position:Assistant Professor
Phone:703-993-4207
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 124
Office Hours:By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Risk Communication
  • Pedagogical issues in Marketing Research
Education:
  • PhD - Communications Research, Stanford University
Profile:

Philpot received a PhD in communications research from Stanford University. He has had a successful career as a professional broadcasting manager in which he has held positions as News and Public Affairs Manager of a San Francisco Television Station, as a producer of nationally syndicated children’s programs (for which he won a Peabody and an Ohio State Award), as National Director of Children’s Television for the Public Broadcasting Service and for 13 years as Executive Director of Marketing for the Broadcasting Division of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

In this position Philpot supervised syndication, promotion and advertising sales for three nationally syndicated business programs. During this time he contributed chapters to the Rand McNally Handbook of Communication, Media published by Prentice Hall and popular articles in San Francisco magazine and Radio and Television Digest.

In January 2002,after teaching for one semester as an adjunct, Philpot left the broadcasting industry and began teaching full-time at George Mason. Currently he teaches courses in Introduction to Marketing, Marketing Research and Marketing Communication.

George Mason University School of Business

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 15 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Business is one of only 10 percent of business schools worldwide that is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

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Main Campus
School of Business
4400 University Drive, MS 1B1
Enterprise Hall
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-993-1880

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