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Ephraim Okoro

Associate Professor

  • Marketing
  • School of Business


Dr. Ephraim Okoro, is an associate professor in the Department of Marketing, School of Business, Howard University, Washington, D.C. He teaches business communication, marketing communication, strategic communication, marketing communication, and principles of marketing. He earned an MBA in Marketing from Southeastern University and a Ph.D. in Communications from Howard University, respectively. Formerly administrative dean and professor of marketing at Southeastern University, Dr. Ephraim Okoro has taught at the University of Maryland University College, George Washington University's Executive Program, Strayer University, the University of the District of Columbia, Central Michigan University, and Bowie State University, respectively. His primary research interests focus on strategic business communication, political communication, cross-cultural communication and workforce diversity, and global marketing and consumer behavior. His current research probes the interface between intercultural communication and organizational effectiveness and productivity.Dr. Okoro, has authored book chapters, book reviews, and conference/research proceedings. He has also authored and co-authored articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Business Communication Quarterly, Journal of Innovative Marketing, China-USA Business Review, Journal of College Teaching and Learning, Journal of International Marketing and Exporting, the International Journal of Nigerian Studies and Development, etc. Dr. Okoro is a member of the Association for Business Communication, Eastern Communication Association, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Political Science Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, African Studies Association, and the Organizational Development Institute. He attends professional/academic conferences and presents papers in communications and marketing disciplines.