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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 emotion, with an emphasis on implications for consumer behaviour. He studies how situational cues shape consumer thoughts, feelings, and behaviors as well as conditions that help people to mentally transcend such contexts. 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

Featured Work

Research and Teaching Interests

Consumer behaviour, Judgment and decision-making, Emotion and Cognition, Social Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • 2018

    Dean's Merit Award, University of Toronto

  • 2016-2018

    Insight Development Grant, SSHRC

  • 2017

    Grant, Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking

  • 2014-2016

    Connaught New Researcher Award, University of Toronto

  • 2013

    Stewart W. Cook Award, New York University

  • 2012

    VPR Research Competitiveness Fund, University of Toronto Scarborough

  • 2011

    Katzell Research Fellowship, New York University

  • 2011

    Student Travel Award, JDM Pre-conference

  • 2009

    Dean's Student Travel Grant, New York University

  • 2008

    Student Travel Assistance Award, Association for Psychological Science

  • 2007

    Engberg Fellowship, New York University

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Association for Consumer Research

  • Association for Psychological Science

  • Society for Consumer Psychology

  • Society for Judgment and Decision Making

  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology

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