Joseph F. Hair, Jr. University of South Alabama, USA
Joseph F. Hair, Jr.is Professor of Marketing, PhD Director, and the Cleverdon Chair of Business in the Mitchell College of Business, University of South Alabama, USA. He previously held the Copeland Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship and was Director, Entrepreneurship Institute, Ourso College of Business Administration, Louisiana State University. He has authored over 95 books, including Multivariate Data Analysis (8th edition, 2019) (cited 170,000+ times), MKTG (13th edition, 2019), Essentials of Business Research Methods, 5th edition, 2023), and Essentials of Marketing Research (6th edition, 2023). Dr. Hair is the most highly cited scholar in PLS-SEM and marketing, with 340,000+ citations (Google Scholar, 2023). He also has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and was recognized as the Academy of Marketing Science Marketing Educator of the year. A popular guest speaker, Professor Hair often presents seminars on research techniques, multivariate data analysis, and marketing issues for organizations in Europe, Australia, China, India, and South America.