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Mariea Hoy


476 Communications Building
Pronouns: She/Her

Mariea Grubbs Hoy is the DeForrest Jackson Professor in the School of Advertising and Public Relations, University of Tennessee.  She holds her PhD is Business Administration/Marketing from Oklahoma State University.  Her research interests include online privacy, children’s advertising, and advertising disclosures. She has presented at FTC workshops including “Putting Disclosures to the Test” held in September 2016.  She teaches Advertising Campaigns, Advertising Issues and Advertising Research at the undergraduate level and Advertising and Society at the graduate level.


Ph.D., Business Administration, Oklahoma State University

Masters of Business Administration, Oklahoma State University

Bachelor of Arts, Central State University (Univ. of Central Oklahoma), Magna Cum Laude

Research Interests: 
Advertising Disclosures
Online Privacy
Advertising & Childhood Obesity
DTC Rx Advertising
Advergaming/Social Gaming