Kilts Center for Marketing

Founded in 1999 by James M. Kilts, ’74, and the Nabisco Foundation, the Kilts Center strives to enhance the research environment and facilitate thought leadership among Booth’s marketing faculty, as well as attract and graduate the very best MBA talent who will go on to pursue successful marketing and general management careers.

The center sponsors a wide variety of basic and applied research in marketing.  This research is supported by visiting faculty and doctoral fellows. Top faculty from around the world spend time on campus and add to the academic discourse for which the university is famous. The Kilts Center also contributes greatly to the examination of empirical and theoretical issues in marketing and economics. In its commitment to attracting and graduating the best MBA talent, the center provides financial support to students who wish to study and pursue careers in marketing with two programs: Marketing Fellowships and Kilts Scholarships.