McDonough School of Business
McDonough School of Business

Rebecca Hamilton

Rebecca Hamilton is the Michael G. and Robin Psaros Chair in Business Administration, Vice Dean of Faculty and Professor of Marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She is currently the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Marketing Research and has served as coeditor of the Journal of Marketing Research (2016 to 2020) and as associate editor for the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science and the International Journal of Research in Marketing.

Hamilton’s research examines the effects of contextual factors – including the social environment, level of resources, stage of decision making and presentation format – on consumer decision making. Her work has appeared in publications such as the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review.

Hamilton received the Erin Anderson Award for an Emerging Female Marketing Scholar and Mentor in 2011 and was named an MSI Young Scholar in 2013. She has served on the American Marketing Association’s Academic Council and on the Board of Directors for the Association for Consumer Research, and has co-chaired both AMA and ACR Conferences. She received her PhD from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2000 and was on the faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business from 2000 to 2014 before joining Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in 2014.