College of Business Mississippi State University

Faculty & Staff

 Emily Garrigues Marett, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D., Washington State University, Communication
  • MBA, Idaho State University, Marketing
  • BA, Central Washington University, Public Relations
  • BS, Central Washington University, Business Administration

Recent Publications

  • "Socioemotional wealth importance within family firm internal communication", with Laura Marler and Kent Marett, Journal of Family Business Management, 2018.
  • "The Entertainment-Education Strategy in Sexual Assault Prevention: A Comparison of Theoretical Foundations and a Test of Effectiveness in a College Campus Setting", with Stacey JT Hust, Paula M Adams, Jessica Fitts Willoughby, Chunbo Ren, Ming Lei, and Weina Ran, Journal of Health Communication, 2017.

Recent Presentations

  • "‘Bridging the gap’ between family and nonfamily knowledge: A dispersion model of complementary resources and innovation", with Josh Daspit and Kristen Madison, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Asheville, North Carolina, 2017.
  • "Creating efficiency in family firm knowledge exploitation: The influence of complementary knowledge and social resources", with Josh Daspit and Kristen Madison, International Family Enterprise Research Association (IFERA) , Free University of Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy, 2017.
  • "Family firm governance through strategic cronyism: Inviting nonfamily managers to the party", with Kristen Madison, Josh Daspit, and Sohrab Soleimanof, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Nova Lima, Brazil, 2016.
  • "The influence of the founding family's communication patterns on the family firm", with Kristen Madison, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Nova Lima, Brazil, 2016.
  • "The Role of Personal Experience When Interpreting Family Business Communication ", with Kent Marett and Shanan Litchfield, Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, Imperial College, London UK, 2013.