Dr. Drumwright is director of the interdisciplinary Communication and Leadership degree. She has a joint appointment on the faculties of Advertising and Public Relations (Moody College of Communication) and Business, Government & Society (McCombs School of Business.)
Before joining the U.T. faculty, she was on the Marketing faculty of the Harvard Business School. Her research and teaching are in the areas of ethics, leadership, corporate social responsibility, and communication for nonprofit organizations. Her research has been published in a variety of journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Advertising,Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, and Journal of Media Ethics. She is co-chair of the Bridging Disciplines Program in Ethics and Leadership, a faculty fellow of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, a member of the Steering Committee of the Texas Ethics Project, and an author and Advisory Board member for Ethics Unwrapped (http://ethicsunwrapped.utexas.edu/.)
She has won numerous teaching awards including the Presidents Associates Teaching Excellence Award, the Moody College Teaching Excellence Award, the Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies, and the McCombs Elective Course Teaching Award.
She earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.