Julie L. Ozanne is the Sonny Merryman Professor of Marketing at Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business. In 2006 she was named the Ferber award winner at the Journal of Consumer Research (for best article based on a dissertation for which she was the head advisor). She was also recognized as the best reviewer of 2007 at the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing. Julie specializes in alternative methodologies for the study of social problems, such as interpretive, critical, participatory, and community action research methods. She also examines the problems of the poor and the low literate, as well as new forms of sustainable exchange.
Her scholarship has appeared in the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Marketing Management, among other outlets. She is an editorial review board member at the Journal of Consumer Research and Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.