Dr. M. Jill Austin


Dr. M. Jill Austin
(615) 898-5308
Room N120, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 75, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • DBA, Mississippi State University (1986)
  • MBA, Delta State University (1981)
  • BBA, Delta State University (1980)

Areas of Expertise

- Business Ethics - social responsibility, ethical decision making

- Not-for-Profit Management - outcomes measurement, organizational issues

- Leadership - Strength Finders Assessment, conflict management, teamwork


Jill Austin is a profesor in the Department of Management. She has published scholarly articles on business ethics, teaching issues, and leadership.   Primary teaching areas include business ethics, non-profit management, and leadership.  Dr. Austin frequently works with non-profits as a volunteer.  She currently serves on the Board of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the MTSU Foundation Board.  Dr. Austin was the recipient of the Rutherford County ATHENA leadership award presented by Rutherford CABLE in April 2015.