• PHONE: 617-358-7701
  • EMAIL:  phyll@bu.edu
  • OFFICE: 548D
  • OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Results-oriented educator and consumer marketing professional with over 20 years experience in business and higher education, I am driven to deliver innovative programs, campaigns and learning experiences. MENTOR, ADVISOR, EDUCATOR. Philosophy: Be passionate, fearless and focused.  Message: Do what you love and you will be incredibly successful. Commitment: Unequivocally, I believe in my students’ and their path to success through education and hard work with dedicated mentors who support and advocate for them as they pursue their dreams and future.

  • EDUCATION Open or Close

    MS, Boston University, Paris, France, International Business and Marketing, 1993.

    BA, Boston College, History / Secondary Education.

  • CURRENT COURSESOpen or Close

    SMG MK323 A2 Marketing Management

    SMG SM131 G4 Business, Society and Ethics

    SMG SM131 I3 Business, Society and Ethics

    SMG SM151 A2 Creating Value in the Global Economy


      Meaningful Advising: Connecting Learning with Identity & Career Exploration, Boston University Center for Career Development, Knowing Our Students as a Foundation for Connection, Committee Chair. (April 1, 2015 - April 1, 2015).

  • AWARDS AND HONORSOpen or Close

    Class Gift, Boston University, Teaching. (December 31, 2016).

    Recognition for teaching and contribution to learning and student growth. It is humbling to be recognized for the privilege of contributing to my student's personal and professional growth. Thank you.

    Distinguished Member, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Boston University, Teaching. (October 22, 2016).
    It is an honor and humbling to be recognized for the privilege of teaching, mentoring and guiding you as my student, knowing you as a person. Thank you for this honor.

    2007 MMHE/Irwin New Product Challenge Winners (core), SMG and MMHE, Teaching. (March 17, 2015).
    2007-2000 MMHE/Irwin New Product Challenge Winners or contenders for Business Plan Development

    Innovation through Differentiation Award, BJís Wholesale Club, BJ Wholesale Club, Service, Professional. (March 17, 2011).

    2009 Produce Association Lifestyle Advertising Award, Produce Marketing Association, Service, Professional. (March 5, 2009).

    BU Legacy Award Honoree, SMG, Teaching. (April 17, 2008).
    2004-2008 BU Legacy Award Honoree

    BU Class Gift Honoree, SMG Students, Teaching. (June 1, 2007).

    Honorary Professor, BU LOCK Honor Society, Service, University. (May 1, 2007).