Biographies

ANN M. MIRABITO

Baylor University, researches stigma and other threats to consumer wellbeing, and paths to restoring wellbeing. Her research has been published in Journal of Service Research, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Harvard Business Review, among others, and in leading medical journals including Annals of Internal Medicine and Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

NATALIE ROSS ADKINS

Drake University, researches macro marketing, social marketing, and public policy issues of marketing to vulnerable populations and the development of consumer identity. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Macromarketing, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Journal of Consumer Affairs, among others.

JANE MACHIN

Radford University, researches the intersection of decision making, negative thinking and consumer wellbeing. Two qualitative projects on the consequences of consuming “artificial” ignited an interest in the area of stigma. Her research has been published in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Appetite and Marketing Education Review.

ELIZABETH CROSBY

University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, focuses on stigma and consumer vulnerability. Her research has been published in European Journal of Marketing and Journal of Public Policy and Marketing.