Foo-Nin Ho has been a professor of marketing at San Francisco State University since 1993. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi and his teaching interests include marketing research and consumer behavior. Currently, Professor Ho teaches both graduate and undergraduate marketing research and consumer behavior.
His research areas include ethics, health care marketing, ethnic marketing, international business and consumer behavior. His research has been published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Omega, Journal of Healthcare Marketing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Journal of Promotion Management, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, and others.
- Ph.D., University of Mississippi
Bruce Robertson joined us in fall 2001 as an assistant professor. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati where he taught Internet marketing and marketing strategy. His research interests include the effects of incorporating new information into existing knowledge structures and how the process affects our perceptions.
In addition, Professor Robertson has worked with the financial services industry at the national level developing research priorities and using social network analysis to help understand sales manager performance.
Professor Robertson brings with him a wide range of professional experience including experience as a commodities broker and a national sales manager.
- B.B.A. (1984), University of Toledo
- M.B.A. (1996), University of Toledo
- Ph.D. (2001), University of Cincinnati
- Academy of Marketing Science "Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award" 2011.
Ian Sinapuelas was awarded a Ph.D. in marketing from Purdue University in May 2007. His teaching experience includes MBA-level marketing management at the German International Graduate School of Management and Administration in Hanover, Germany, as well as several business courses during his time at Purdue.
- B.S. in Mathematics (1995), Ateneo De Manila University
- M.S. in Economics (2000), Purdue University
- Ph.D. in Marketing (2007), Purdue University
Professor Wang enjoys teaching marketing research and international marketing. Her current research interests include pharmaceutical marketing, retail management, corporate social responsibility and application of Bayesian models to marketing problems. Before joining academia, she was a research manager for Procter and Gamble, Asia.
- Ph.D. (2003), Purdue University
Gulnur Tumbat received her M.B.A. degree from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. After working as a business analyst for Turkish Aerospace Industries for two years, she got her Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from University of Utah, David Eccless School of Business where she worked with Professor Russell W. Belk. (She also holds BSc and Msc in Environmental Engineering, and published in the same field before getting her MBA and changing her career).
Her main research interests are at the intersections of risk discourses, consumer culture, marketplace dynamics, and technology, where she uses interpretive research tools. She published in prestigious academic outlets such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Marketing Theory, Consumption, Markets and Culture, Journal of Consumer Behavior, Advances in Consumer Research, European Advances in Consumer Research, and Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Advertising: User Generated Content Consumption.
Her main teaching interests include consumer behavior, advertising, and brand management. She has taught also at University of Utah, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, American University of Beirut, and Bahcesehir University Istanbul and Silicon Valley campuses.
(Personal website: www.gulnurtumbat.com)
- B.S (1996), Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
- M.S. (1999), Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
- M.B.A. (1999), Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
- Ph.D. (2005), David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
- Risk Marketing
- Consumer Culture
- Marketplace Dynamics
- Coskuner-Balli, Gokcen and Gülnur Tumbat (2017) “Performative Structures, American Exceptionalism, and the Legitimation of Free Trade,” Marketing Theory, 17(1), 31-50.
- Tumbat, Gülnur and Kent Grayson (2016), “Authority Relinquishment in Agency Relationships,” Journal of Marketing, 80, 42-59.
- Tumbat, Gülnur and Russell W. Belk (2013), “Co-construction and Performancescapes,” Journal of Consumer Behavior, 12, 49-59.
- Tumbat, Gülnur and Russell W. Belk (2011), “Marketplace Tensions in Extraordinary Experiences,” Journal of Consumer Research 38(7), 42-61. **Recipient of the Sid Levy Award for the Best CCT Article Based on a Dissertation, 2nd Place.
- Tumbat, Gülnur (2011), “Co-constructing the Service Experience: Exploring The Role of Customer Emotion Management,” Marketing Theory 11(2), 187-206.
- Belk, Russell W. and Gülnur Tumbat (2005), “The Cult of Macintosh,” Consumption, Markets, and Culture, 8(3), 205-217. **One of the most downloaded 25 articles from the Consumption, Markets & Culture during 2009-10. **The 3rd overall most cited publication from the Consumption, Markets & Culture as of 2015.
- Assocation for Consumer Research Doctoral Symposium Faculty Mentor, Association for Consumer Research Conference, San Diego, CA, October 2017.
- Advertising Education Foundation, Visiting Professor Program Fellowship @ Ogilvy & Mathers in Manhattan, New York, NY, June 2012.
- The Sidney J. Levy Award 2nd Place for The Best Consumer Culture Theory Dissertation Article published in 2010, 2011.
- San Francisco State University Professional Development Council Mini-Grant Award, December 2006.
- 39th AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Texas A&M University, College Station-TX, June 2004.
- University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business, Global Business Program Scholarship for Dissertation Research, 2004.
- First Place People's Choice Award for the video Towards a Meaningful Identity: The (F)Utility of Lifestyle Research, ACR Film Festival, Association for Consumer Research Conference, Toronto, Canada, October 2003.
- 12th Robert Mittelstaedt Doctoral Symposium Fellow, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Marketing, March 2003.
- Association for Consumer Research
- American Marketing Association
- Consumer Culture Theory Consortium
- BA in Finance, Michigan State University
- MBA, San Francisco State University
- MIB in International Business, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis
- M.A. in Philosophy, San Francisco State University
- AA in Liberal Study (1985), College of San Mateo
- B.S. in International Business (1992), San Francisco State University
- MBA (1994), San Francisco State University