Debbie MacInnis, Past Chair



Debbie MacInnis is the Charles L. and Ramona I. Hilliard Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Marketing at USC’s Marshall School of Business. Her work focuses on the role of emotions in consumer behavior and branding. She has received the Journal of Marketing’s Alpha Kappa Psi and Maynard Awards for the papers that make the greatest contribution to marketing thought and the Long-Term Contribution Award from the Review of Marketing Research. She has served as Co-Editor and Associate Editor of the Journal of Consumer Research and Associate Editor for the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Consumer Psychology. Debbie is co-author of a leading textbook on consumer behavior, several edited volumes on branding, and an upcoming book on developing, enhancing and leveraging brand admiration. She is former Treasure, and President of the Association for Consumer Research and former Vice President of Conferences and Research for the American Marketing Association’s academic council. She is the winner of local and national teaching awards. She has also served the Marshall School of Business as Vice of Research and Strategy and Vice Dean of the Undergraduate Program. She has also received the USC Mellon mentoring award for her mentoring work with faculty. Her consulting includes work with major consumer packaged goods companies, business-to-business marketers and advertising agencies.

Contact Information

Deborah MacInnis
Charles L. and Ramona I. Hilliard Professor of Business Administration, & Professor of Marketing
USC Marshall School of Business

Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone:  213-740-5039