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Wendy Boland

Associate Professor
Department of Marketing

  • Professor Boland joined the Marketing Department at Kogod in the fall of 2008 after receiving her Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on consumer decision making, risky consumption, consumer well-being, information processing, and marketing and public policy issues, especially those dealing with child and adolescent consumers. Her work has been published in several journals including the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Consumer Psychology, the Journal of Business Research, and Appetite. Professor Boland’s teaching interests include consumer behavior, principles of marketing, marketing research, and marketing policy. In addition, she serves as the faculty director of the Behavioral Research Lab and the faculty advisor to the Graduate Marketing Club. Prior to receiving her Ph.D., Professor Boland worked as an auditor for a large public accounting firm.
  • Degrees

    Ph.D. in Marketing, University of Arizona; M.B.A., University of Massachusetts; B.S.B.A. in Accounting, Bucknell
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Teaching

  • Fall 2014

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Boland, Wendy Attaya, Paul M. Connell, and Beth Vallen (2013), “Time of Day Effects on the Regulation of Food Consumption After Activation of Health Goals,” Appetite, 70, 47-52.

Mason, Marlys J., John. F. Tanner, Maria Piacentini, Dan Freeman, Trena Anastasia, Wided Batat, Wendy Boland, Murad Canbulut, Jenna Drenten, Anne Hamby, Priyam Rangan, and Zhiyang Yang (2013), “Advancing a Participatory Approach for Youth Risk Behavior: Foundations, Distinctions, and Research Directions,” Journal of Business Research, 66 (8), 1235-1241.

Boland, Wendy Attaya, Paul M. Connell and Lance-Michael Erickson (2012), “Children’s Conceptualization of Sales Promotions and Their Impact on Purchase Behavior,” Journal of Consumer Psychology, 22 (2), 272-279.

Boland, Wendy Attaya, Merrie Brucks and Jesper H. Nielsen (2012), “The Attribute Carryover Effect: What the “Runner-up” Option Tells Us about Consumer Choice Processes,” Journal of Consumer Research, 38 (5), 872-885.

Mason, Marlys J., John. F. Tanner, Trena Anastasia, Wided Batat, Wendy Boland, Murad Canbulut, Jenna Drenten, Dan Freeman, Anne Hamby, Maria Piacentini, Priyam Rangan, and Zhiyang Yang (2011), “Youth and Risky Consumption: Moving Toward a Transformative Approach.” Journal of Research for Consumers, 19.

Freeman, Dan, Merrie Brucks, Melanie Wallendorf, and Wendy Boland (2009), “Youths’ Understanding of Cigarette Advertising,” Addictive Behaviors, 34, 36-42.

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: Consumer decision making, emotional and high-risk choices, information processing, marketing and public policy issues dealing with child and adolescent consumers

Additional Information: Wendy Boland's
teaching interests include consumer behavior, principles of marketing, marketing research, and marketing policy. She serves as the faculty advisor to the Graduate Marketing Club. Prior to receiving her PhD from the University of Arizona, Boland worked as an auditor for a large public accounting firm.

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