Biographies

LAUREL STEINFIELD

Bentley University (chair)

Laurel is Assistant Professor of Marketing at Bentley University, with a DPhil from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.  Her research focuses on social enterprises, emerging markets consumers and women economic empowerment. Her publications include articles in Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, and Journal of Marketing Management, among others.

CATHERINE COLEMAN

Texas Christian University (chair)

Bio: Catherine (PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) is Associate Professor of Strategic Communication at Texas Christian University. Her research focuses on gender and race in consumer culture, communication ethics, and TCR. She is published in Journal of Advertising, Journal of Popular Culture, Consumption, Markets & Culture, among others.

LINDA TUNCAY ZAYER

Loyola University Chicago (chair)

Bio: Linda (PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) is Associate Professor of Marketing at Loyola University Chicago. Her research focuses on gender, consumer culture, and TCR. She has published in Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Advertising, Journal of Retailing, among others. She is the co-editor of Gender, Culture and Consumer Behavior.

PARTICIPANTS

Jan Brace-Govan

Monash University

Bio: Jan Brace-Govan is an Associate Professor at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Drawing from critical marketing analyses her research focuses on social justice, gender and consumption. Her research has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, European Journal of Marketing, Marketing Theory, Journal of Consumer Culture, the Sociological Review, and the Journal of Macromarketing.

Rob Harrison

Western Michigan University

Bio: Robert Harrison is an associate professor of marketing at Western Michigan University. He obtained a Ph.D in marketing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His research interests include investigations of advertising depictions in the family/fatherhood, and multiracial contexts. His research interests also include the violent humor and sexual humor in advertising, as well as transformative consumer research, and qualitative and mixed methods research. He has made numerous presentations at national academic conferences and his work has been published in the Journal of Advertising, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Macromarketing, Marketing Theory, among others.

Wendy Hein

Birkbeck, University of London

Bio: Wendy Hein (PhD, University of Edinburgh) is Lecturer in Marketing at Birkbeck, University of London. Her research focuses on gender in marketing and consumer research, specifically on critical approaches and methodologies in the study of gender and identity politics, feminisms, and men and masculinities. Her work has been published in Qualitative Marketing Research: An International Journal, the Journal of Marketing Management and the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.

Jacob Östberg

Stockholm Business School, Sweden

Bio: Jacob Östberg is Professor of Advertising & PR at Stockholm Business School, Sweden. Östberg’s research interests circle around the intersection of popular culture, marketing and consumers’ lived lives. For example, he studies how masculinity is constructed in and through the market. Östberg’s publications have appeared in journals such as Consumption, Markets and Culture, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management, and Marketing Theory.

Nacima Ourahmoune

Kedge Business School, Marseilles, France

Bio: Nacima Ourahmoune (PhD from ESSEC BS, Paris, France) is Associate Professor of Marketing at Kedge BS (France).Nacima has 10 year of experience as an international consultant in strategy and in marketing. Her research examines gender, ethnicity and class issues from a sociocultural perspective in established as well as in various emerging markets. Her research appeared in journals like Marketing Theory, Journal of MacroMarketing, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Journal of Business Research, among others.

Minita Sanghvi

Skidmore College

Bio: Minita is an Assistant Professor in the Management and Business Department at Skidmore College. She has a PhD from the Bryan School of Business and Economics at University of North Carolina Greensboro. Her research focuses on intersectionality, gender, and political marketing in the United States. She is currently working on her first book Gender and Political Marketing in the United States.