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

Overview

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.

Please visit Marissa’s personal webpage for her CV and more information: www.marissasharif.com

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Teaching

Current Courses (Spring 2024)

  • MKTG2110 - Consumer Behavior

    This course is concerned with how and why people behave as consumers. Its goals are to: (1) provide conceptual understanding of consumer behavior, (2) provide experience in the application of buyer behavior concepts to marketing management decisions and social policy decision-making; and (3) to develop analytical capability in using behavioral research.

    MKTG2110001 ( Syllabus )

    MKTG2110002 ( Syllabus )

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  • MKTG2110 - Consumer Behavior

    This course is concerned with how and why people behave as consumers. Its goals are to: (1) provide conceptual understanding of consumer behavior, (2) provide experience in the application of buyer behavior concepts to marketing management decisions and social policy decision-making; and (3) to develop analytical capability in using behavioral research.

  • MKTG9520 - Consumer Research Topics - A

    The purpose of this seminar is to provide graduate students with an overview of contemporary topics in consumer research. Depending on faculty, areas addressed may include basic research on consumer knowledge (learning and memory), goals, persuasion, and emotions, with applications to branding. consumer finance, human-technology interaction, and social influence. The course draws from the literature in marketing, psychology and economics. The course will enable students to conceptualize, operationalize, and develop research ideas. Therefore, the focus is on understanding theoretical and methodological approaches to various aspects of consumer behavior, as well as advancing this knowledge by developing testable hypotheses and theoretical perspectives that build on the current knowledge base.

  • MKTG9950 - Dissertation

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Is It Okay to Have a Cheat Day? | Marissa Sharif

Professor Marissa Sharif explains why goal-setting is easier when you build in some cheat days.Read More

Knowledge at Wharton - 1/2/2024
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