Peer Reviewed Contributions

Drenten, J., Ekpo, A., Albinsson, P. A., Anong, S., Appau, S., Chatterjee, L., Dadzie, C. A., Echelbarger, M., Muldrow, A., Ross S. M., Santana, S., and Weinberger, M. F., (2022) “The Platformed Money Ecosystem: Digital Financial Platforms, Datafication, and Reimagining Financial Well-being,” Journal of Consumer Affairs, 56(3), 1062-1078.

Ross, S. M.. and Milne, G. R. (2021) “Price? Quality? Or Sustainability? Segmenting by Disposition to Self-Other Tradeoffs Predicts Consumers’ Sustainable Decision-Making,” Journal of Business Ethics, 172(2), 361-378.

Kapitan, S., Ross, S. M., and Silvera, D. (2019) “Small-Dollar Credit Lending: The Effect of Financial Burden on Personal Asset Misvaluation,” Journal of Consumer Affairs, 53(3), 946-974.

Ross, S. M. (2019) “Slack it to Me: Complementing LMS with Student-Centric Communications for the Millennial/Post-Millennial Student,” Journal of Marketing Education, 41(2), 91-108.

Milne, G. R., Bahl, S., Ross, S. M., and Swani, K. (2018). “The Role of Mindfulness and Subjective Well-being on College Campuses,” in Marketing & Humanity: Discourses in the Real World, Anjala S. Krishen and Orie Berezan, eds., Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 8-22.

Ross, S. M. and Kapitan, S. (2018) “Balancing Self/Collective-Interest: Equity Theory for Prosocial Consumption,” European Journal of Marketing, 52(3/4), 528-549.

Ross, S. M. and Dootson P. (2018) “Do I Care? Pathological Apathy in the Context of Sustainable Consumption,” in Back to the Future: Using Marketing Basics to Provide Customer Value. AMSAC 2017. Developments in Marketing Science: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Science, Nina Krey and Patricia Rossi, eds., Springer, Cham, 509-520.

Bahl, S., Milne, G. R., Ross, S. M., Mick, D. G., Grier, S. A., Chugani, S. K., Chan, S. S., Fisher, S., Cho, Y.-N., Dorsey, J. D., Schindler, R. M., Murdock, M. R., and Boesen-Mariani, S. (2016) “Mindfulness: Transforming Consumer Well-Being at the Intersection of Marketing and Social Conditions,” Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 35(2), 198-210.
(AMA Kinnear/Journal of Public Policy & Marketing Award Winner)

Ross, S. M. (2015) “Whither Simplicity? An Exploratory Study of The Antecedents of Voluntary Simplicity,” in Marketing Dynamism & Sustainability: Things Change, Things Stay the Same…. Developments in Marketing Science: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Science, Larry Robinson, Jr., ed., Springer, Cham, 20-29.

Bahl, S., Milne, G. R., Ross, S. M., and Chan, K. (2013) “Mindfulness: A Long-term Solution for Mindless Eating by College Students,” Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, 32(2), 173-184.

Shrum, L. J., Wong, N. L., Arif, F., Chugani, S., Gunz, A., Lowrey, T. M., Nairn, A., Pandelaere, P., Ross, S. M., Ruvio, A., Scott, K., Sundie, J. (2013) “Reconceptualizing Materialism as Identity Goal Pursuits: Functions, Processes, and Consequences,” Journal of Business Research, 66(8), 1179-1185.

Wong, N. L., Shrum, L. J., Arif, F., Chugani, S., Gunz, A., Lowrey, T. M., Nairn, A., Pandelaere, P., Ross, S. M., Ruvio, A., Scott, K., Sundie, J. (2011) “Rethinking Materialism: A Process View and Some Transformative Consumer Research Implications,” Journal of Research for Consumers, 19, n.p. Web.

Ross, S. M. (2011) “Egoism and the Everyday Consumer: Developing a New Theory on Prosocial Behaviors in Consumption Contexts,” in 2011 AMA Educators’ Proceedings: Marketing 2011: Delivering Value in Turbulent Times, Vol. 22, Stephanie M. Noble and Charles H. Noble, eds., America Marketing Association, 165-172.

In the Media

Snider, M., (2021, September 11) “The annual rite of pumpkin spice: Have we hit ‘peak’ pumpkin? Apparently not,” USA TODAY, (

Ontario Morning, (2021, August 23) “Would you give a busker money with your credit card?” CBC Radio, (

2ser 107.3, (2021, January 21) “How a Cashless Economy is Affecting Buskers, Charities and the Homeless,” (

RNZ, (2020, December 21) “The downsides of a cashless society,” Radio New Zealand (

Ross, S. M. and Kapitan, S. (2020, December 17) “No spare change: Charities and beggars struggle in the cashless society,” The Conversation (

Walker, R. (2020, December 7), “America Runs on Dunkin’, But Dunkin’ Runs on Private Equity,” Marker, (

Beras, Erika, (2020, October 26) “Why Dunkin’ is looking to private equity, again,” Marketplace, (

DeFerio, C. (2020, April 28), “Communication and Marketing Master Class,” Keys to the Shop podcast (

Bernardo, R. (2017, September 26), “2017’s Best Coffee Cities in America,” WalletHub, (

Melanson, A., (2017, July 14) “For those with Celiac disease, everyday is a struggle,” Lowell Sun, (

Kiernan, J. S. (2017, May 22), “Memorial Day 2016 by the Numbers,” WalletHub, (

The Dean Johnson Show, WBZ-AM Newsradio. (February 4, 2017) “Super Bowl Ads”.

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