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Kristina Durante

Assoc Professor/Dept of Mktg at Rutgers Business School
Rutgers University

Kristina Durante is an associate professor of marketing at Rutgers Business School and a social psychologist interested in the biology of decision-making. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin.

Her research lies at the intersection of social psychology, evolutionary biology, and consumer decision-making. Kristina’s research program focuses on how our evolved biology (ancestral ecology and internal physiological systems) and our modern social environment interact to influence behavior.

Kristina’s areas of expertise include women’s consumer choice and luxury spending, family consumer decisions, hormones and behavior, and the psychological consequences of uncertainty.

Kristina’s work has been published in the leading academic journals in marketing, psychology, and biology. Kristina spoke about her research in a recent TEDx talk. Her studies have been featured in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Chicago Tribune, as well as hundreds of other media outlets worldwide. Kristina spent seven years as an entertainment publicist before entering academe.

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