Ph.D., Duke University, 2011; B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
Consumer Behavior; Health and Risk Perceptions, Social Psychology
The influence of product exposure and use on self-perceptions and behavior; the influence of external and internal factors (price, health appeals, chronic perceptions of control) on health risk perceptions
Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2011-present. Previous appointments: Duke University, Lecturer, 2010
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
SCP Dissertation Proposal Competition, Honorable Mention, 2010; AMA Foundation, Valuing Diversity Scholarship Recipient, 2010
"Boundary Conditions on Unconscious Thought in Complex Decision Making," with John W. Payne, James R. Bettman and Mary Frances Luce. Psychological Science,19 (November), 1117-1122, 2008.
We are What we Buy, with Keisha Cutright and Gavan Fitzsimons, in "Identity and Consumption," editors Russell Belk and Ayalla Ruvio, 2012, forthcoming.
Samper, Adriana and Janet A. Schwartz (2013), “Price Inferences for Sacred vs. Secular Goods: Changing the Price of Medicine Influences Health Risk.” Journal of Consumer Research, 39 (April), 1343-1358.
Cutright, Keisha M. and Adriana Samper (2014). “Doing it the Hard Way: How Low Control Drives Preferences for High Effort Products and Services.” forthcoming at the Journal of Consumer Research.