• 8015 Plum Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • (760) 458-6161
  • 8015 Plum Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • (760) 458-6161
  • Email: jmricks@xula.edu

Dr. Joe M. Ricks, Jr., is the Chair of the Division of Business and is the J.P. Morgan Chasse Professor of Sales & Marketing at Xavier University of Louisiana.  Dr. Ricks earned a Ph.D. in marketing with a minor in cognitive psychology for Louisiana State University, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of New Orleans and a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University.  Professionally, Dr. Ricks has published in many business related journals including Business and Society Review, Industrial Marketing Management, the European Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Business Ethics, and others. Dr. Ricks has also been a visiting professor at 3M Company in St. Paul Minnesota and at Young & Rubicam Advertising Agency in New York.  He has also been a marketing intern coordinator for McIllhenny Company maker of Tabasco.  Currently he serves on multiple boards including the City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board, the Louisiana Quality Foundation that awards the Louisiana Performance Excellence award based on the Malcolm Baldrige quality criteria, and the Uptown Music Theater. Additionally, he is the immediate Past President of the National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable.   Dr.  Ricks is a veteran of the United States Army and the Louisiana National Guard.