Selcan Kara

Selcan Kara, PhD

Assistant Professor

Management & Marketing



Charlton College of Business 225


2016University of ConnecticutPhD

Selcan Kara has joined to Charlton College of Business as an Assistant Professor of Marketing in Fall 2016. She earned her PhD in Marketing from University of Connecticut. Dr. Kara’s research broadly explores consumer behavior towards branding on two aspects, cognitive and relational. Specifically, regarding the first research stream, she focuses on the effect of linguistic numeral systems and cognitive mechanisms on consumers’ evaluations of alphanumeric brand names, and the resulting effects on consumers’ product evaluations. Her second research stream includes interpersonal relationships and brand relationships, and suggestive brand names and self-concept.

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