Combs, Howard W.


Combs, Howard W.

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Marketing, College of Business

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Year Retired from SJSU


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Howard Combs

Educational Background

University of Georgia, Marketing, 1985 Ph.D.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1978 M.B.A.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Economics and Political Science, 1976 B.S.

Teaching Experience

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Visiting Professor, 2000-2021

SJSU, Chair of Department of Marketing and Decision Sciences, 1996 - 2004

SJSU, Professor of Marketing 1996-2019

Radford University, Radford, VA, Professor of Marketing, and Department Chair, 1982 - 1996

Personal Commentary

Director of Study Abroad in the College of Business, took 65 students to Thailand on Study Abroad classes in 2006 and 2007. Served as Visiting Professor at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand for many years. After SJSU retirement I continue to travel extensively internationally, conduct academic research in the area of international marketing, and serve as a Visiting Professor in Thailand.


Combs, Howard W.