Barbara Kahn

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Leading Authority on Marketing and Branding in an Age of Uncertainty; Expert on Brand Loyalty and Management and Consumer Decision-making; Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

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Barbara Kahn is the Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She recently served two terms as the Director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center. Prior to rejoining Wharton in 2011, Barbara served as the Dean and Schein Professor of Marketing at the School of Business Administration, University of Miami (from 2007 to 2011).  Before becoming Dean at UM, she spent 17 years at Wharton as the Dorothy Silberberg Professor of Marketing.  She was also Vice Dean of the Wharton Undergraduate program.

Barbara is an internationally recognized scholar on retailing, variety seeking, brand loyalty, product assortment and design, and consumer and patient decision-making. She has published more than 75 articles in leading academic journals. She co-authored “Grocery Revolution: The New Focus on the Consumer”, and authored “Global Brand Power: Leveraging Branding for Long-Term Growth”, and “The Shopping Revolution: How Successful Retailers Win Customers in an Era of Endless Disruption”, both published by Wharton Digital Press.

Barbara has been elected president of Association for Consumer Research, elected president of Journal of Consumer Research (JCR) Policy Board and selected as a Marketing Science Institute Trustee. She is or has been an associate editor at Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Marketing, and Marketing Science. She is a Fellow for both the Association of Consumer Research and the Society of Consumer Psychology.

She received her Ph.D., M.B.A. and M.Phil. degrees from Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Rochester.

Barbara Kahn is available for paid speaking engagements, including keynote addresses, speeches, panels, conference talks and advisory/consulting services, through the exclusive representation of Stern Speakers, a division of Stern Strategy Group®.

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Barbara Kahn is the Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She recently served two terms as the Director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center. Prior to rejoining Wharton in 2011, Barbara served as the Dean and Schein Professor of Marketing at the School of Business Administration, University of Miami (from 2007 to 2011).  Before becoming Dean at UM, she spent 17 years at Wharton as the Dorothy Silberberg Professor of Marketing.  She was also Vice Dean of the Wharton Undergraduate program.

Barbara is an internationally recognized scholar on retailing, variety seeking, brand loyalty, product assortment and design, and consumer and patient decision-making. She has published more than 75 articles in leading academic journals. She co-authored “Grocery Revolution: The New Focus on the Consumer”, and authored “Global Brand Power: Leveraging Branding for Long-Term Growth”, and “The Shopping Revolution: How Successful Retailers Win Customers in an Era of Endless Disruption”, both published by Wharton Digital Press.

Barbara has been elected president of Association for Consumer Research, elected president of Journal of Consumer Research (JCR) Policy Board and selected as a Marketing Science Institute Trustee. She is or has been an associate editor at Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Marketing, and Marketing Science. She is a Fellow for both the Association of Consumer Research and the Society of Consumer Psychology.

She received her Ph.D., M.B.A. and M.Phil. degrees from Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Rochester.

Barbara Kahn is available for paid speaking engagements, including keynote addresses, speeches, panels, conference talks and advisory/consulting services, through the exclusive representation of Stern Speakers, a division of Stern Strategy Group®.

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