Julia E. Blose, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing

Address: J.C. Long, Room 330
Office Hours: Contact for appointment
Phone: 843.953.7659
E-mail: blosej@cofc.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Dr. Julie Blose joined the College of Charleston faculty in 1999.  She completed her Ph.D. in marketing from Florida State University after earning a master’s degree in mathematics at the University of West Florida and a B.S. in marketing from Florida State University. 

In the School of Business, she has served as the Chair of the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management.  She currently teaches in both the undergraduate and MBA programs primarily in the areas of consumer behavior and marketing research.  Her current research interests include research methods, marketing communications and pro-social consumer behavior.  Her publications have appeared in outlets such as Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, the Journal of Vacation Marketing, Health Marketing Quarterly and the Quality Management Journal. 

Active in service to the community, she also partners with local organizations to conduct marketing research, founded the CofC Chapter of the American Marketing Association and recently served on the Advisory Board for the MUSC Division of Physical Therapy.


Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida
Ph.D., Marketing/Statistics, 2000

University of West Florida - Pensacola, Florida
M.A., Applied Mathematics, 1994

Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida
B.S., Marketing, 1992

Research Interests

  • Research methods
  • Marketing communications 
  • Consumer behavior

Courses Taught

  • MKTG 302 Marketing Concepts  
  • MKTG 329 Consumer Behavior  
  • MKTG 330 Marketing Research  
  • DSCI 232  Business Statistics     
  • HONS 394 Honors Business Research Methods 
  • MBAD 560 Marketing Analytics
  • MBAD 522 Marketing Research and Analysis for Decision Making 
  • MBAD 521 Consumer Marketing Strategy                     

Honors and Awards

  • College of Charleston Faculty Research and Development Committee Research Grant, Summer 2007.
  • Phi Eta Sigma member
  • Phi Kappa Phi member
  • National Honor Society member


Frash Jr., R. & Blose, J. (2022). Investigating Flow in Motorcycle Tourism: A Review of Previous Research and Identification of Opportunities. Journal of Tourism Science (Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft), 14(3), 263-282. https://doi.org/10.1515/tw-2022-0009

Blose J. E., Mack R. W., Pitts R.E. & Xie H. Y. (2020). “Exploring Young U.S. and Chinese Consumers’ Motivations to Recycle”, Journal of International Consumer Marketing, Vol. 32, No. 1, 33-46.  (Author names by Alphabetical Order). 

Frash, R. E. and J. E. Blose, (2019). Serious Leisure as a Predictor of Travel Intentions and Flow in Motorcycle Tourism,Tourism Recreation Research, 44(4), first published on June 12, 2019 as:  https://doi/org/10.1080/02508281.2019.1626118.

Frash, R. E., Blose, J. E. and W. W. Smith, and K. Scherhag, (2018). A Multi-disciplinary Marketing Profile of Motorcycle Tourists:  Explorers Escaping Routine to Find Flow on Scenic Routes. Tourism Recreation Research, 43(4), first published on July 9, 2018 as: https://doi/org/10.1080/02508281.2018.1492767.

Blose, J.E., Frash, R.E. and R.B. DiPietro, (2019). A TopBox Analysis of DinEX to Optimize Restaurant Resources, International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, first published on September 13, 2017 as:  https://doi.org/10.1080/15256480.2017.1359732.

Frash, R., Blose, J., Norman, W. and M. Patience. (2016). Healthy Parks, Happy People: An Exploratory Study of a County Park System. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, (34)1. 

Delaurell, R., Birkel, C. and Blose, J. (Spring 2016). Blurred Lines: Students' Perception of Twitter in the Classroom: #profsBware, Journal of Legal Studies in Business, (20).

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Blose's research, please see her CV.