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Brigitte Burgess

Dr. Brigitte Burgess

Associate Professor


Dr. Burgess teaches merchandising and marketing courses, focusing on retail merchandising, retail buying and assortment planning, and retail management and strategy. She is also highly involved in study abroad, leading courses in London, Milan, Florence and Hawaii. Dr. Burgess's research centers on teaching and consumer behavior in various retail environments. She is the recipient of the Joseph A. Greene Excellence in Teaching Award and the University’s Excellence in Teaching Award as well as the Business Advisory Council’s Service Award. She currently serves as the internship coordinator for Merchandising and oversees the Merchandising program, Apparel Construction and Design Certificate program, and the Retail Merchandising Certificate program.

  • PHD - University of Tennessee-Knoxville (1996)
  • MS - University of Tennessee-Knoxville (1992)
  • BS - University of Southern Mississippi (1989)

Principles of Marketing
Principles of Merchandising
Retail Buying and Assortment Planning
Retail Management and Strategy
Retail Promotion
Societal Influences on Consumer Behavior
Study Abroad/Away (London, Edinburgh; Florence, Milan; Oahu and the Big Island, HI; New York City)

  • English (Native or Bilingual)

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Areas of Expertise

Consumer Behavior in Retail Environments; Teaching and Learning Research