Dr. Zhao has taught both undergraduate and graduate marketing courses at St. Ambrose University since 2013. Her research interests include Innovation and New Product Strategy, Corporate Sustainability and Sustainable Consumption, Social Network and Social Interactions.
She is the recipient of the Highly Commended Award Winner at Emerald/EFMD outstanding Doctoral Research Awards. Besides serving as reviewer, Dr. Zhao has also presented her research at a number of academic conferences such as the AMA Summer Marketing Educator's Conference, AMA Winter Marketing Educator's Conference, and INFORMS Marketing Science Conference.
Dr. Zhao has more than seven years' teaching experience in Principles of Marketing, International Marketing, Marketing Research, and Consumer Behavior at the undergraduate level. She has also taught Marketing Management at the graduate level. Dr. Zhao teaches both face-to-face and online courses.
She has served on the MBA Director Search Committee, New Faculty Search Committee, and is currently serving on University Life Committee, International Committee, and HLC Subcommittee.
PhD, University of Arizona