Personal profile


Michal Strahilevitz is a Professor of Marketing. Her research focuses on consumer psychology, behavioral economics, and the role of emotions in behavior. Most of her recent research focuses on understanding ways to improve the lives of consumers. She has been quoted hundreds of times in the media on topics related to marketing, socially responsible business, investing, charitable giving, and ways to promote health and well-being. She also blogs for Psychology Today. She serves on two editorial boards, and her research has been published in major journals including Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Business Research, Marketing Letters, Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care, and Journal of the American College of Radiology. Michal is the Director of the Elfenworks Center for Responsible Business, the faculty advisor for the SMC chapter of Net Impact, and also a member of both the Sustainability Committee and the Faculty Development Committee. In terms of teaching, she has won teaching awards from multiple universities. She is particularly passionate about teaching students about the Science of Happiness and Well-Being as well as about how to use marketing as a tool for promoting sustainability and social justice.

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Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Marketing, University of California - Berkeley

… → 1993

MS, Business Administration, University of California - Berkeley

… → 1993

MBA, Tel Aviv University

… → 1987

BA, Economics, University of Washington

… → 1987


  • Business
  • Marketing