Vicki Morwitz is a Professor of Marketing at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. Professor Morwitz earned a B.S in applied mathematics and computer science from Rutgers University, an M.S. in operations research from Polytechnic Institute of New York (now NYU’s Tandon School), and an M.A. in statistics and a Ph.D. in marketing from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Columbia, she served on the faculty of the Stern School at NYU for 28 years. She is a past President and a Fellow of the Society of Consumer Psychology and served as co-editor of the Journal of Consumer Research.
Professor Morwitz’s research focuses on the impact of consumers’ self-predictions on their subsequent purchase behavior, the psychology of how consumers process price information, and the effectiveness of health-related messages. Her research has appeared in many leading academic journals including American Journal of Public Health, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, and Management Science. Professor Morwitz teaches Behavioral Economics and Decision Making to MBA and executive MBA students.