Jeffrey Galak

Associate Professor of Marketing

PHONE

412-268-5810

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 381D

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Marketing

EDUCATION

New York University - Ph D - 2009
New York University - MA (Philosophy) - 2008
New York University - BS - 2005

PUBLICATIONS

  • When It Could Have Been Worse, It Gets Better: The Effect of Uncertainty on Hedonic Adaptation

    (author(s): Jeffrey Galak) Journal of Consumer Research

  • Why Certain Gifts Are Great to Give But Not to Get: A Framework for Understanding Errors in Gift Giving

    (author(s): Jeffrey Galak, Julian Givi, Elanor Williams) Current Directions in Psychological Science

  • Trickle-down preferences: Preferential conformity to high status peers in fashion choices

    (author(s): Jeffrey Galak, Kurt Gray, Igor Elbert, Nina Strohminger) PLOS ONE 11(5), 2016; e0153448

  • The Influence of Contextual Cues in Judgment Formation: A Field Investigation

    (author(s): Jeffrey Galak) PLOS ONE 11(4), 2016; e0154383

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WORKING PAPERS

  • Mitigation of Wear-Out Effects in Persuasive Appeals

    (author(s): Daniella Kupor, Jeffrey Galak, Zak Tormala)

  • Predicting the longevity of music

    (author(s): Jeffrey Galak, Karim Kassam, Joseph Redden)

  • The transfer of sentimental value

    (author(s): Jeffrey Galak, Yang Yang)

  • Watching a Timer Makes the Good Times Worse: How Expectations of Completion Impact In Experience Affect

    (author(s): Jeffrey Galak, Edith Shalev)

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • American Marketing Association - DocSIG Top 50 Marketing Faculty List (based on productivity in 2009-2013) (2013)
  • Journal of Marketing Research - Finalist for 2012 Paul E. Green Award (2013)
  • Marketing Science Institute - Selected to attend MSI Young Scholar Conference (2013)
  • Association for Consumer Research - Runner up JCR Paper of the Year - 2009 (2012)
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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • LMS Advisory Committee, Committee Member (2016 - )
  • OHFC, Committee Member, Attend Committee meeting. Review job applicants. Review program (2015 - )
  • Student Event - Presentation, Presented to Business Analytics group of Data Visualization (2015 - 2015)
  • Alumni Event Presentation, WL Mellon Speaker Event Presentation (2015 - 2015)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Conference-Related, JDM Pre-Conference at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Co-Organizer (May 2014 -)
  • Board of Directors, Neuros Medical , (Board Observer) (September 2013 -)
  • Board of Directors, Jewish Community Center of Allegheny County, Non-Profit (July 2013 -)
  • Board of Directors, Westmorland Advanced Materials (March 2014 - February 2016)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Marketing Research (45830)
    2016 Mini 3 Section: A, B, E
    2016 Mini 4 Section: M
    2015 Mini 3 Section: A, E
    2015 Mini 4 Section: M
    2014 Mini 4 Section: A, E
    2013 Mini 3 Section: E
    2013 Mini 4 Section: A
  • Topics in Consumer Behavior (47739)
    2015 Mini 1 Section: A
  • MARKETING RESEARCH (70481)
    2013 Section: A
  • Marketing (70381)
    2011 Section: A, B
    2010 Section: A, B
    2009 Section: A, B
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Jeffrey Galak