Assistant Professor April Kemp


Office location: Garrett Hall Room 88 (Sales Lab)

Office phone extension: 985-549- 3727





Brief bio:

Before joining the faculty at Southeastern Louisiana University, Dr. Kemp worked in sales and marketing positions for companies like State Farm Insurance, Target Corporation and Aramark Corporation. She enjoys bringing her experience and real-world examples to the classroom for students to gain a better understanding of marketing concepts. Dr. Kemp is the Co-Coordinator of the Professional Sales Program and the Faculty Advisor of the College of Business Ambassadors. Her passion is to help students find opportunities to grow, connect with professionals, and get placed in internships and job opportunities.



  • PhD, Business Administration, Marketing Concentration, University of South Alabama (2020)

  • MBA, Marketing Concentration, Southeastern Louisiana University (2010)

  • BA, General Business, Southeastern Louisiana University (2007)


Selected publications:

Kemp, A., McDougal, E., & Syrdal, H. (2019). The Matchmaking Activity: An Experiential Learning Exercise on Influencer Marketing for the Digital Marketing Classroom. Journal of Marketing Education.

Lopez, T., Kemp, A., & McKenzie, R. (2019). Building Authentic Intercultural Awareness in the Business Classroom. Journal of International Education in Business.


Link to Full CV