Ioannis Kareklas (MS, MBA, PhD) is Associate Professor and Chair of Marketing at the School of Business, University at Albany (State University of New York). He completed his doctoral studies in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing at the University of Connecticut in 2010Dr. Kareklas teaches Consumer Behavior, Social Marketing & Public Policy, and Retailing Management.

His research focuses on prosocial behavior. In particular, he studies how consumers respond to marketing stimuli aimed at promoting socially beneficial behaviors and the impact of fake news on consumer decision making. Dr. Kareklas often employs implicit measures and meta-analytic techniques in his researchHis work appears in the Journal of Consumer PsychologyJournal of AdvertisingJournal of Consumer Affairs, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Marketing CommunicationsJournal of Health Communication, and Clinical Psychology in EuropeAdditionally, Dr. Kareklas is the lead editor of the book “Deciphering Organic Foods: A Comprehensive Guide to Organic Food Production, Consumption, and Promotion.”

Dr. Kareklas’ work has garnered a lot of media attention, with several leading news outlets reporting on his research, including:
  • TV stations: NBCCBSABCFox
  • Radio stations: National Public Radio, CBS Radio
  • Newspapers: The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post
  • Magazines: Fast Company, Forbes, New York Magazine, Psychology Today, SlateGlamour
  • Online news sources: NBC News, The Huffington PostYahoo News, Fox News, The Daily Beast
(Complete press coverage and media appearances appear here).