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Roger Andrew Peterson, American marketing educator. Grantee Eastern Michigan University, 1981, 83.


Peterson, Roger Andrew was born on August 29, 1934 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of Walter Octave and Mary Luvance Peterson.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting with distinction, University Hawaii, 1972. Master of Science in Transportation, University British Columbia, Canada, 1974. Doctor of Business Administration in Transportation and Logistics, University Tennessee, 1980.


Director traffic and supply Channel Air Lift, Honolulu, 1967-1969. General manager, manager airline services Air Service International, Air Service Corporation, Honolulu International Airport, 1969-1970. Manager night maintenance Aero Services Inc.

Honolulu International Airport, 1970-1971. Project coordinator Hawaii environmental area rapid transit study SEAGRANT and Department Marine Affairs University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1972. Graduate assistant school travel industry management college business administration University Hawaii, 1972-1973.

Research assistant department transportation faculty commerce and business University British Columbia, Vancouver, 1973-1974. Senior analyst transportation and distribution Burns Foods Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1974. Director maintenance Day and Ross Trucking Ltd., Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada, 1974-1976.

Assistant professor division administration University New Brunswick, Saint John, 1976-1978. Graduate teaching, research assistant department marketing and transportation University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1978-1980. Professor department marketing and business law college business Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, since 1985.

President Peterson and Associates Inc., 1985-1995, Augusta Industries, Willis, Michigan, since 1995. Visiting associate professor transportation department purchasing, transportation and operations, college business Arizona State University, Tempe, 1985. Project director grant to further international education Eastern Michigan University and United States Department Education, 1985-1986.

Following committees all at Eastern Michigan University, chairman committee review appointment, promotion and tenure procedures department marketing and business law 1982-1983, chairman committee student skills 1981-1986, chairman screening committee distinguished faculty awards Office Vice president Academy Affairs 1984, chairman research committee College Business 1983-1984, 85—, coordinator international business activities and programs College Business 1982-1995, editor research activities newsletter College Business 1983-1984, 85-86, editor research interests newsletter department marketing and business law 1986-1987, member advisory committee general aviation management program College of Technology since 1981, member curriculum internationalization committee College Business 1984-1985, member dean's advisory committee space allocation College Business 1984, member faculty council committee honorary degrees 1981-1984, faculty council committee scholarly awards 1986-1987, faculty advisory council College Business 1981-1984, chairman sub-committee elections College Business 1982-1983, member personnel committee department marketing and business law 1981-1983, program review committee graduate programs in physics 1981-1982, world business committee joint committee College Business and College Arts and Sciences since 1984, visiting professor department foreign languages 1981-1984. Consultant in field; member board & president Augusta Indus., Ypsilanti. Visiting scholar department naval architecture and marine engineering University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1981-1982.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Gy/sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1961-1968. Member American Society Transportation and Logistics (certified), Nautical Institute (United Kingdom), Royal Institute Navigation (United Kingdom), Warehouse Education and Research Council, National Defense Transportation Association, Transportation and Utilities Group of America Economics Association, International Council (executive committee 1983-1990, vice chairman 1983-1985), Michigan Intertribal Association, Marine Corps League, Yankee Air Museum, Kalamazoo Aviation Museum, Southwind American Indian Association, Masons, Shriners, Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Shooting, sailing, model building, travel, aircraft restoration.


Married Barbara L. Scott, October 25, 1960 (divorced April 1966). Married Takako Grace Shinya, December 30, 1967. Children: Kristina, Reiko.

Walter Octave

Mary Luvance Peterson

Barbara L. Scott

Takako Grace Shinya

Kristina Peterson

Reiko Peterson