Leslie K. John

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Leslie John is an assistant professor of business administration in the Marketing Unit, where she teaches the Marketing course in the MBA required curriculum.

Professor John’s research centers on how consumers’ behavior and lives are influenced by their interaction with firms and with public policy. Her work has been published in academic journals including the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Social Psychological and Personality Science, and The Journal of the American Medical Association. It has also received media attention from outlets such as The New York Times, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine. 

Professor John holds a Ph.D. in behavioral decision research from Carnegie Mellon University, where she also earned an M.Sc. in psychology and behavioral decision research. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Waterloo. 

May 16, 2012

Ed Yong

In the wake of high-profile controversies, psychologists are facing up to problems with replication.

Bloomberg Businessweek Online

Carol Matlack

New York Times
November 2, 2011

Benedict Carey

A well-known psychologist in the Netherlands whose work has been published widely in professional journals falsified data and made up entire experiments, an investigating committee has found.

Wall Street Journal
March 26, 2011

Jason Zweig

New 'Virtual Reality' Techniques Could Help Solve The Age-Old Problem of Saving for Retirement