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Ryan Freling Ph.D.

Thomas O’Kelly Mitchner Endowed Professor, Assistant Professor

Department: Marketing & Analysis

Phone: 318.257.2886

Fax: 318.257.4253

Email: rfreling@latech.edu

Office: COBB 345

Address: COBB #345

P.O. Box 10318

502 West Texas Ave.

Ruston, LA 71272


Dr. Ryan Freling joined the Marketing & Quantitative Analysis Department in the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University in 2017 and is the Thomas O’Kelly Mitchner Endowed Professor in Business and an Assistant Professor of Marketing and Quantitative Analysis.

Dr. Freling completed his Ph.D. in Management Science with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2017.  He also holds an M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Science in Optical Engineering from the University of Rochester.  While completing his doctoral degree Dr. Freling held visiting lecturer positions at Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian University and the University of Texas at Arlington.

Dr. Freling teaches analytics courses at the undergraduate and doctoral level in the College of Business.  His research focuses on the application of meta-analytic methods and he has multiple publications in the Journal of Retailing.

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Freling worked in the semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry in addition to non-profit sports marketing.