Ph.D. in Marketing (1989)
MBA (1980), BA Economics University of Sarajevo
Dr. Cavarkapa received his undergraduate degree in economics at the University of Sarajevo. He completed an intensive executive
program at the International Marketing Institute and Tufts University in Boston in 1977. He received his M.B.A. with a concentration in
Marketing at the University of Sarajevo in 1980. He was a Fulbright Scholar in the Doctoral program at the Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania in 1982/83. He earned his Ph.D. in 1989 from the University of Sarajevo. He taught as an Assistant Professor
at the University of Sarajevo from 1988-1991, a Visiting Alexander Hamilton Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma, College
of Business from August 1991 to December 1992, and a Visiting Fulbright Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School
from 12/1992 to August, 1993. He has been teaching at Eastern since 1993. In the past he has been an Assistant Chairman and he was
also Chairman of the department of Business Administration at ECSU. He is a member of different professional organizations including
Association of Marketing Theory and Practice, American Marketing Association, Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S.
Principles of Marketing, Strategic Marketing, Sales Management, International Marketing, Marketing Research
Dr Cavarkapa's research and consulting work has been in the areas of international marketing , advertising, and market research. He is
serving as the reviewer for several academic journals and professional conferences. He received two awards for outstanding papers at
marketing conferences and an award for outstanding service as track chair for the Association of Marketing Theory and Practice. He
published articles in various marketing journals in Europe and the United States.