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RAJESH BHARGAVE, Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, University of Pennsylvania, 2009, B.B.A., University of Texas, 2003.

Research Interests: Effect of social context on consumer behavior; evaluations of hedonic experiences; time perception; and judgment and decision-making.

Recent Publications:
Bhargave, Rajesh
and Nicole Votolato Montgomery, "The Social Context of Temporal Sequences: Why First Impressions Shape Shared Experiences,"Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2013.

Kapitan, Sommer and Rajesh Bhargave, "Navigating Residue Sensitivity in the Used Goods Marketplace," Psychology and Marketing, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2013, pp. 305-317.

Zauberman, Gal, Jonathan Levav, Kristin Diehl and Rajesh Bhargave, “1995 Feels So Close Yet So Far: The Effect of Event ‘Markers’ on the Subjective Feeling of Elapsed Time," Psychological Science, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2010.

 

DAVID BOJANIC, Anheuser-Busch Foundation Professor of Tourism
D.B.A., Marketing, University of Kentucky, 1988; M.B.A., James Madison University, 1983; B.S., Markting, Pennsylvania State University, 1980.
 
Research Interests: Services marketing with an emphasis on tourism, sports, and hospitality. Specific interests include pricing, market segmentation, and sustainability.
 
Recent Publications: 
Bojanic, D. and R. Warnick (forthcoming), "The Role of Purchase Decision Involvement in a Special Event," Journal of Travel Research.

Bojanic, D. (2011), "Using a Tourism Importance-Performance Typology to Investigate Environmental Sustainability on a Global Level," Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Vol. 19 (7).

Bojanic, D. (2011), "The Impact of Age and Family Life Experiences on Mexican Visitor Shopping Expenditures," Tourism Management, Vol. 32, (2), pp. 406-414.

Warnick, R., D. Bojanic, A. Mathur, and D. Ninan (2011), "Segmenting Event Attendees Based on Travel Distance, Frequency of Attendance and Involvement Measures: A Cluster Segmentation Technique," Event Management, Vol. 15, (1), pp. 97-103.

Kim, J., D. Bojanic, and R. Warnick (2009), "Price Bundling and Travel Product Pricing Practices Used by Online Channels of Distribution," Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 47, (4), pp. 403-412. (JTR List of Most Read Papers, 2009).

Musante, M., D. Bojanic, and J. Zhang (2009), “An Evaluation of Hotel Website Attribute Utilization and Effectiveness by Hotel Class”, Journal of Vacation Marketing, Vol. 15, (3), pp. 203-215.

Musante, M., D. Bojanic, and J. Zhang (2008), “A Modified Brand Personality Scale for the Restaurant Industry,” Journal of Hospitality and Leisure Marketing, Vol. 16, (4).

Bojanic, D. , R. Warnick and M. Musante (2007), “An Extension of Burgernomics: Using a Full-Service Restaurant Product to Measure Purchasing Power Parity,” Journal of Hospitality Financial Management, Vol. 15, (1), pp. 57-69.

Bojanic, D. (2007), “Global Pricing Strategy for a Quick-Service Restaurant Chain,” FIU Hospitality and Tourism Review, Spring.

Bojanic, D. (2007), “Customer Profile of the “Carryout” Segment for Restaurants,” International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol. 19, (1), pp. 21-31.

Bojanic, D. and Y. Xu (2006), “An Investigation of Acculturation and the Dining-Out Behavior of Chinese Living in the United States,” International Journal of Hospitality Management, Vol. 25, (2), pp. 211-226.

Bojanic, D. (2005), “Tourism Area Life Cycle Stage and the Impact of a Crisis, ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism,” Vol. 4, (2), pp. 139-150.

 

KRISTINA DURANTE, Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Social Psychology, The University of Texas, Austin 2009; M.A., Social Sciences, The University of Chicago 2004; B.S. Mass Communication, Boston University 1995

Research Interests: Hormones and decision-making, evolutionary psychology, the consumer behavior of women and families, social influence

Recent Publications:

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Stephanie M. Cantu and Jeffry A. Simpson (2014), “Money, Status, and the Ovulatory Cycle”, Journal of Marketing Research, forthcoming.

Durante, Kristina M., Ashley Rae Arsena and Vladas Griskevicius (2014), “Fertility Can Have Different Effects for Single and Non-Single Women,” Psychological Science, forthcoming.

Cantu, Stephanie M., Jeffry A. Simpson, Vladas Griskevicius, Yanna J. Weisberg, Kristina M. Durante and Daniel J. Beal (2014), “Fertile and Selectively Flirty: Women’s Behavior Toward Men Changes Across the Ovulatory Cycle,” Psychological Science, Vol. 25, (2), pp. 431-438.

Durante, Kristina M., Ashley R. Arsena, and Vladas Griskevicius, “The Fluctuating Female Vote: Politics, Religion, and the Ovulatory Cycle,” Psychological Science, forthcoming.

Durante, Kristina M., Ashley R. Arsena, and Vladas Griskevicius, Hill, Sarah E., Christopher D. Rodeheffer, Vladas Griskevicius, Kristina M. Durante, and Andrew E. White, (2012) “Boosting Beauty in an Economic Decline: Mating, Spending, and the Lipstick Effect,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 103, (2), pp. 275-291.

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Jeffry A. Simpson, Stephanie M. Cantu, and Norman P. Li, (2012), “Ovulation Leads Women to Perceive Sexy Cads as Good Dads,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 103, (2), pp. 292-305.

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Jeffry A. Simpson, Stephanie M. Cantu, and Joshua M. Tybur (2012), “Sex Ratio and Women’s Career Choice: Does a Scarcity of Men Lead Women to Choose Briefcase over Baby?,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 103 (1), pp. 121-134.

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Sarah E. Hill, Carin Perilloux, and Norman P. Li (2011), “Ovulation, Female Competition, and Product Choice: Hormonal Influences on Consumer Behavior,” Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 37, pp. 921-934.

Hill, Sarah E. and Kristina M. Durante, (2011), "Courtship, Competition, and the Pursuit of Attractiveness: Mating Goals Facilitate Health-Related Risk-Taking and Strategic Risk Suppression in Women,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 37, pp. 383-394.

Hill, Sarah E. and Kristina M. Durante (2009), “Do Women Feel Worse to Look Their Best? Testing the Relationship between Self-Esteem and Fertility Status across the Menstrual Cycle,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 35, pp. 1592-1601.

Durante, Kristina M. and Norman P. Li (2009), “Oestradiol Level and Opportunistic Mating in Women,” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biology Letters, Vol. 5, pp. 179-182.

Li, Norman P., Vladas Griskevicius, Kristina M. Durante, Peter K. Jonason, Derek J. Pasisz, and Katherine Aumer (2009), “An Evolutionary Perspective on Humor: Sexual Selection or Interest Indication?,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 35, pp. 923-936.

Durante, Kristina M., Norman P. Li and Martie G. Haselton (2008), “Changes in Women’s Choice of Dress across the Ovulatory Cycle: Naturalistic and Laboratory Task-Based Evidence,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 34, pp. 1451-1460.

 

DAVID SILVERA, Associate Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Social Psychology, University of Texas, 1994; M.B.A., University of California at Irvine, 1988; B.S., Mathematics, University of California at Irvine, 1984.

Research Interests: Attributions and consumer behavior; Consumer judgment and decision-making; Impulse buying and consumer self-regulation; Philosophy of science; Endorsement advertising; Possession attachment.

Recent Publications:
Krull, Douglas S., & David H. Silvera (in press), “Superficial details influence perceptions of what is scientific,” Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Silvera, David H., Daniel Laufer, and Tracy Meyer (2012), “Age-related Reactions to a Product Harm Crisis,” Journal of Consumer Marketing, Vol. 29, (4), pp. 302-309.

Laufer, Daniel, David H. Silvera, D. H., Brian McBride, and Susan Schertzer (2010), “Communicating Charity Successes Across Cultures: Highlighting Individual or Collective Achievement,” European Journal of Marketing, Vol. 44, (9/10), pp. 1322-1333.

Laufer, Daniel, Kate Gillespie, and David H. Silvera (2009), “The Role of Country of Manufacture in Consumers’ Attributions of Blame in an Ambiguous Product-harm Crisis,” Journal of International Consumer Marketing, Vol. 21, (3), pp. 189-201.

Schertzer, Susan, Daniel Laufer, and David H. Silvera (2008), “A Cross-cultural Validation of a Gender Role Identity Scale in Marketing,” International Marketing Review, Vol. 25, (3), pp. 312-323.

Krull, Douglas, S., Charles R. Seger, and David H. Silvera (2008), “Smile When You Say That: Effects of Willingness on Dispositional Inferences,” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 44, pp. 735-742.

Neilands, Torsten B., David H. Silvera, Judith A. Perry, Astrid M. Richardsen, and Arne Holte (2008), “A Validation and Short Form of the Basic Character Inventory,” Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, Vol. 49, pp. 161-168.

Silvera, David H., Anne M. Lavack, and Fredric Kropp (2008), “Impulse Buying: The Role of Affect, Social Influence, and Subjective Well-being,” Journal of Consumer Marketing, Vol. 25, (1), pp. 23-33.

Perry, Judith A., David H. Silvera, Torsten B. Neilands, Jan H. Rosenvinge, and Tina Hanssen (2008), “A Study of the Relationship between Parental Bonding, Self-concept, and Eating Disturbances in Norwegian and American College Populations,” Eating Behaviors, Vol. 9, (1), pp. 13-24.

 

DENFENG YAN, Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2012; M.Phil, Marketing, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2007; B.A., Political Science, Nanjing University, 2003.

Research Interest: Numerical information processing, psychological distance and sensory marketing.

Recent Publications:
Yan, Dengfeng, "Future Events Are Far Away: Exploring the Distance-on-Distance Effect," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, forthcoming.

Yan, Dengfeng and A.V. Muthukrishnan,"Killing Hope with Good Intention: Effects of Consolation Prizes on Preferences for Lottery Promotions,"Journal of Marketing Research, forthcoming.

Yan, Dengfeng, Jaideep Sengupta and Robert S. Wyer, "Package Size and Perceived Quality: The Intervening Role of Unit Price Perceptions," Journal of Consumer Psychology, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2014, pp. 4-17.

Yan, Dengfeng and Rod Duclos, "Making Sense of Numbers: Effects of Alphanumeric Brand Names on Attribute Inference,"International Journal of Research in Marketing, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2013, pp. 179-184.

Yan, Dengfeng and Jaideep Sengupta, “The Influence of Base Rate and Case Information on Health Risk Perceptions: A Unified Model of Self-Positivity and Self-Negativity," Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 39, No. 5, 2013, pp. 931-946.

Yan, Dengfeng and Jaideep Sengupta, “Effects of Construal Level on the Price-Quality Relationship,” Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 376-389.

 

ALLEN ZHANG, Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, University of Pittsburgh, 2004; M.Ph., Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, 1999; B.A., History, Renmin University of China, 1992. 

Research Interests: Consumer psychology of cross-cultural and globalization issues

Recent Publications: 
Winterich, K., and Yinlong Zhang, "Accepting Inequality Deters Responsibility: How Power Distance Decreases Charitable Behavior,”Journal of Consumer Research, forthcoming in 2014.

Kim, Y., and Yinlong Zhang, "The Impact of Power-Distance Belief on Consumers’ Preference for Status Brands,” Journal of Global Marketing, forthcoming in 2014.

Zhang, Yinlong., L. Feick, and V. Mittal, "How Males and Females Differ in Their Likelihood of Transmitting Negative Word of Mouth,”Journal of Consumer Research, forthcoming in 2014.

Winterich, K., Yinlong Zhang, and V. Mittal, “How Political Identity and Charity Positioning Increase Donations: Insights from Moral Foundations Theory,”International Journal of Research in Marketing, Vol. 29, Issue 4, 2012, pp. 346-354.

Tu, L., A. Khare, and Yinlong Zhang, “A Short 8-item Scale for Measuring Consumers’ Local-Global Identity,”International Journal of Research in Marketing, Vol. 29, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 35-42.

Zhang, Yalan, and Yinlong Zhang, “The Impact of Jin-Shang Teachings on Chinese People’ Trust,” Asian Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 14, 2011, pp. 197-206.

Zhang, Yinlong, Karen P. Winterich, and Vikas Mittal, “Power-Distance Belief and Impulsive Buying,” Journal of Marketing Research, October 2010, pp. 945-54.

Zhang, Yinlong, and Adwait Khare, “The Impact of Accessible Identities on the Evaluation of Global versus Local Products,” Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 36, October 2009, pp. 524-537.

Zhang, Yinlong, and L.J. Shrum, "The Influence of Self-Construal on Impulsive Consumption,” Journal of Consumer Research. Vol. 38, February 2009, pp. 838-850.

Zhang, Yinlong and Vikas Mittal, “The Attractiveness of Enriched and Impoverished Options: Culture, Self-Construal, and Regulatory Focus,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 33, Issue 4, April 2007, pp. 588-598. 

Zhang, Yinlong, Lawrence Feick, and Lydia Price, “The Impact of Self-Construal on Aesthetic Preference for Angular versus Rounded Shapes,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 32, Issue 6, 2006, pp. 794-805. 

Zhang, Yinlong and Vikas Mittal, “Decision Difficulty: Effects of Procedural and Outcome Accountability,” Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 32, Issue 3, 2005, pp. 465-472. 

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