Blake Runnalls

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Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, Marketing, July 2017
  • M.A., University of South Florida, Economics, December 2011
  • M.A., MBA, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, May 2009
  • B.A., Marist College, Communications/Public Relations, May 2003
  • Sales Force Management
Dr. Blake A. Runnalls earned his Ph.D. in marketing from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University in 2017. He also received his master of arts in economics from the University of South Florida and his MBA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He spent nearly five years working in the corporate world for companies such as Progressive Insurance, Credit Suisse, and General Electric. His research interests include personal selling and marketing management with a focus on sales training, organizational learning, and the customer-firm interface.
His dissertation is titled “The Impact of Social Networks on Sales Training Transfer and Performance,” which won the 2017 American Marketing Association Sales SIG Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition. Runnalls also won the 2017 Organizational Frontlines Research Young Scholar Research Competition. 
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Lincoln, NE 68588-0492
Phone: 402-472-6230

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