Ellen Thomas

Ellen Thomas

Associate Professor of Marketing, MTSM

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Telephone: +1 973-642-4597

Email: ellen.thomas@njit.edu


• PhD, Temple University, 2010

• MBA, Drexel University, 2002

• BS in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Ellen Thomas is an associate professor of marketing. Her research interests focus on new product development, innovation management, strategic issues in marketing, and managerial decision-making. Her research has appeared in outlets such as the Journal of Product Innovation Management, Industrial Marketing Management, European Journal of Innovation Management, and more.

Dr. Thomas’s pedagogical research focuses on experiential learning and information literacy. She currently teaches required marketing and management courses in the MBA, MS and undergraduates programs. She has also taught at Temple University, Rutgers University-Camden, and guest lectured at the Wharton Program for Working Professionals (WPWP) at the University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to entering academia, Dr. Thomas worked as a mechanical engineer at a global defense company and an east coast energy producer and distributor. She also opened and operated her own retail business.