Marissa A. Sharif

Marissa A. Sharif
  • Assistant Professor of Marketing

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    751 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
    3730 Walnut Street
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: Motivation, Judgment and Decision Making, Goals, Memory


Marissa Sharif is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School. Her research examines consumer motivation and judgment and decision making. Marissa’s work has been published in top-tier academic journals, including the Journal of Marketing Research and Psychological Science.

Marissa received her PhD in Marketing from the UCLA Anderson School of Business and a BS in Psychobiology from UCLA.

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