David Marker, Ph.D

Dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business

Dr. David Marker, dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business, has been with Grantham University since 2013. He spent the previous 12 years at the École Supérieure de Commerce (ESC) – Clermont Ferrand, France, where he served as a full professor, the director of several master’s programs and the dean of faculty for 50 full-time professors and more than 100 adjunct professors. While there, ESC earned AACSB accreditation and was consistently ranked by The Financial Times among the top business schools in Europe.

Dr. Marker began his professional career with nearly two decades of experience in building small business before returning to school to pursue an academic career. He earned his Ph.D. in Business – Organizational Theory as well as his Master’s degree in Business – Organizational Behavior, both from the University of Kansas. He is a life-time member of Beta Gamma Sigma and has taught at large public universities and at small private schools. He has lectured and presented research papers in many different countries.