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Yuvay Meyers Ferguson

Assistant Dean of Impact and Engagement & Associate Professor

  • Office of the Dean, School of Business
  • School of Business


Dr. Yuvay Meyers Ferguson is the Assistant Dean of Impact and Engagement and an Associate Professor of Marketing at Howard University’s School of Business. She teaches Marketing Communications and Marketing Strategy at the University. Dr. Ferguson graduated with honors from Howard University with a Bachelors degree in International Business Marketing and then went on to American University to obtain a Masters Degree in Public Communications. Before returning to graduate school, she worked in advertising for a couple of years with clients such as the American Red Cross and BellSouth. Dr. Ferguson completed her Ph.D. in Advertising at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests focus on representation of Blacks and Millennials in advertising and their consumer behavior in the marketplace.Areas of expertise

  • Consumer Behavior - Understanding Blacks in the Marketplace
  • Consumer Behavior - Understanding Millenials in the Marketplace
  • Multicultural Advertising


  • Ph.D., Advertising, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 2008
  • M.A., Strategic Communication, American University, Washington DC, 2004
  • B.B.A., International Business Marketing, Howard University, Washington DC, 2003

Courses Taught

  • Marketing Communications
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Brand Management