Debra Jones Ringold (born September 8, 1954) is a professor at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University and is a marketing research consultant. She was selected to advise the U.S. Census Bureau on methods for improving Census participation, data collection methodology and communication of Census data to the public. Ringold is the JELD-WEN Professor of Free Enterprise at Willamette University, where she teaches classes in private, public and nonprofit sector marketing; marketing research; marketing communications; and marketing and public policy. She has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Public Policy since 1991, including a three-year term as its associate editor. In 2000, she was elected to the American Marketing Association board of directors, completing a term as chairperson in 2007; she also serves on the executive council for the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration from 2010 to 2013.