Rajan Chandran
Professor Emeritus


Dr. Rajan Chandran is Professor Emeritus of the Fox School of Business, and Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. He has played integral roles in the growth and success of the Fox School since 1976.

Dr. Chandran, who previously has served as Fox’s Director of International Programs and Chair of the Marketing department, has taught a variety of courses in Marketing and International Business. He received the Distinguished Faculty Award from the Fox School of Business Administration Alumni, Temple University’s Lindback Award, and the University’s Great Teacher Award for excellence in teaching.

He coordinated the Fox School’s three most-recent reaccreditation processes with the AACSB, and has overseen each of Fox’s federal grant renewal requests for the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), including the writing of the most-recent successful grant renewal.

Dr. Chandran’s articles have appeared in national conference proceedings, edited books, as well as refereed journals, like the Harvard Business Review, Management Science, Journal of Advertising, Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of the Marketing Research Society, and Business Horizons, to name a few.

He served as President of the American Marketing Association’s Philadelphia Chapter in 1990-1991. Prior to joining the academic profession, Dr. Chandran worked for a division of Exxon, and served as a consultant to numerous firms, like Campbell Soup Company and AT&T, in the U.S. and abroad.

Dr. Chandran earned his Bachelor’s degrees in International Law and Biology from India’s Madras University. He holds an MBA in Marketing and a PhD in Marketing and International Business from Syracuse University.