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Business podcast
Jan 4, 2022
MARKETERS | Michal Strahilevitz PhD
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Michal is a marketing professor and the Director of the Elfenworks Center for Responsible Business at Saint Mary’s College of California. She is also an honorary Research Fellow at the University of Wollongong in Australia. Michal earned her doctorate in marketing from the University of California at Berkeley. Her research focuses on how emotions affect decision-making. Her research has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Consumer Psychology, the Journal of Business Research, Marketing Letters, the Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, and the Journal of the American College of Radiology. She is regularly quoted in the media on topics related to marketing, consumer psychology, prosocial behavior, and behavioral economics. She has won multiple teaching and research awards from more than one university. She is particularly passionate about helping people become happier, healthier, and more resilient. In today's episode, Michal shares talks about what she has learned from teaching her favorite course: The Science of Happiness and Well-Being.

To learn more about her research, watch Michal’s recent panel discussion with professors from Yale, the University of Michigan and the University of Texas on this topic:

To read Michal’s Psychology Today Blog go to: and

To read Michal’s Journal Articles go to: Saint Mary’s College Profile:

You can also follow Michal on Linkedin: and Twitter: @MarketingProf

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