Dr. Labroo is a Consumer Psychologist who joined Kellogg as Professor of Marketing in 2013. Her research investigates how people can be nudged into taking actions beneficial to them and to society in the long run. In particular, her expertise is in understanding how people's feelings impact such judgments and decision-making, including their consumer choices, persuasion, health-regulation, self-control, pro-social action, and creativity. Her research has featured in New York Times, Time, MSN, Forbes, Financial Times, Business Week, Scientific American, and other leading media outlets and she has presented this research a several leading business schools and psychology departments worldwide. She is recipient of the Society for Consumer Psychology Early Career Award, has served as an Associate Editor Member for Journal of Consumer Research and serves on the editorial board of several journals, including the Journal of Consumer Psychology.
Before joining Kellogg, Dr. Labroo served as the Patricia C. Ellison Professor of Marketing at University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, and as Assistant and then Associate Professor of Marketing at Chicago Booth, where she taught MBA and Executive Courses on Marketing Strategy and on Strategic Brand Communications. She previously worked in advertising, on Unilever and SmithKline Beecham Brands. She has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad) and her PhD is from Cornell.