Jeff received his Bachelors of Science in Marketing and Economic Theory (2005), Master of Philosophy in Marketing (2008), and Ph.D. in Marketing (2009) all from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is currently involved with a variety of research projects in the domain of consumer behavior. Though his primary interest is understanding what types of experiences lead to consumer enjoyment, he also does work in the areas of, among other things, hedonic adaptation, variety seeking, affective forecasting, expectation updating, and fluency effects.
Jeff is a founding member of CMU’s Chi-Lab, a group of faculty and students dedicated to high quality and impactful behavioral research.
Aside from his academic career Jeff is an avid woodworker, fitness enthusiast, and computer geek. Jeff lives with his brilliant wife and precocious daughter in Pittsburgh, PA.