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Sam Maglio

Sam Maglio

Sam Maglio

Associate Professor of Marketing & Psychology, University of Toronto Scarborough & Rotman School of Management




Sam Maglio is an Associate Professor of Marketing and Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough, with a cross-appointment to the Marketing area at Rotman. He conducts research at the interface of cognition, motivation, and affect, with an emphasis on implications for consumer behaviour and wellbeing. He studies how thinking about time and experiencing emotion impact consumer judgments and decisions. He received his B.A. in Psychology and English from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from New York University.

Academic Positions

  • 2018-present

    Associate Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2012-2018

    Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Selected Publications - Papers

Selected Publications - In press

  • Time will fly during future fun (but drag until then)

    Gabriela N. Tonietto, Eric M. VanEpps, Selin A. Malkoc, & Sam J. Maglio

    Journal of Consumer Psychology

  • Text is gendered: The role of letter case

    Aekyoung Kim & Sam J. Maglio

    Marketing Letters

  • Pleas for patience from the cumulative future self

    Sam J. Maglio & Hal E. Hershfield

    Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Featured Work

Research and Teaching Interests

Consumer behaviour, Judgment and decision-making, Cognition and emotion, Social psychology

Honors and Awards

  • 2020

    Management Department Research Award, University of Toronto Scarborough

  • 2020

    Insight Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

  • 2018

    Dean's Merit Award, University of Toronto

  • 2017

    Grant, Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking

  • 2016

    Insight Development Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

  • 2014

    Connaught New Researcher Award, University of Toronto

  • 2013

    Stewart W. Cook Award, New York University

  • 2012

    VPR Research Competitiveness Fund, University of Toronto Scarborough

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Association for Consumer Research

  • Association for Psychological Science

  • Society for Consumer Psychology

  • Society of Experimental Social Psychology

  • Society for Judgment and Decision Making

  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2017-present

    Editorial Board Member, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making

  • 2017-present

    Editorial Board Member, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology