ERIC J. ARNOULD is PetSmart Distinguished Professor of Norton School in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona-Tucson. His research investigates service relationships, West African marketing systems, productive consumer rituals, and the uses of qualitative data. He is author of "Consumer Culture Theory (CCT): Twenty Years of Research," Journal of Consumer Research .
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SUZANNE C. BECKMAN is Professor of Intercultural Communication and Management, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Beckmann has written extensively on consumption studies, corporate social responsibility, green consumption, and values as expression of culture content. She is author of Environmental regulation and rationality: Multidisciplinary perspective.
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RUSSELL W. BELK is N. Eldon Tanner Professor of Business at the University of Utah . He has published more than 100 articles or books related to consumption behaviors. His research focuses on meanings of possessions and materialism, consumer culture in Transitional Economies, gift giving, globalization, and collecting.
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LANCE BENNETT is Ruddick C. Lawrence Professor Communication and Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington . His work on the news media and political communication has appeared in leading journals. He is the author of six books, including News: The Politics of Illusion, 5th ed, and The Governing Crisis: Media, Money, and Marketing in American Elections
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LIZABETH COHEN is the Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies in the department of history at Harvard University . She is author of Making A New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 (1990) and A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America (2003).
KARIN EKSTROM is Associate Professor at the School of Economics and Commercial Law at Goteborg University , Sweden and director of the Center for Consumer Science (CFK). Her research focuses on the meaning of consumption and consumers' relation to artifacts. She has also studied consumer learning and consumer socialization.
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GULIZ GER is Professor of Marketing and Director of the Center for Research in Transitional Societies at Bilkent University , Turkey . She studies consumption from the perspective of global-local encounters and development in transitional societies. Her research has examined consumption patterns among migrants, tensions between tradition and globalization, and consumption and sustainability.
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MATTHEW HILTON is Lecturer in Social History at the University of Birmingham . He is co-editor, with Martin Daunton, of The Politics of Consumption: Material Culture and Citizenship in Europe and America ( Oxford , in press) and recently authored "Class, Consumption and the Public Sphere" in the Journal of Contemporary History . He is exploring the history of consumer politics in Britain.
DOUGLAS HOLT is the L'Or?l Professor of Marketing at the Sa? Business School , University of Oxford . His research applies a socio-cultural lens to key issues in branding, advertising, and consumption. Holt has published extensively on sociological issues concerning consumption, including social class, masculinity, and consumer society. He co-edited The Consumer Society Reader .
SONIA LIVINGSTONE is Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics. She is author of seven books, and has published widely on the subject of media audiences, focusing on audience reception of diverse television genres. Her recent work concerns children, young people and the Internet.
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MICHELE MICHELETTI is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Karlstad University , Sweden . She has written on civil society and multiculturalism, conducted democratic audits, and published on political consumerism and its implications for society. She is co-editor with Dietlind Stolle of Politics, Products, and Markets. Exploring Political Consumerism Past and Present.
MARGARET SCAMMELL is Lecturer in media and communications at the London School of Economics. Before joining the LSE, she was a lecturer at the University of Liverpool and a Research Fellow at the Kennedy School , Harvard University . She recently wrote 'Citizen Consumers: Towards a New Marketing of Politics' in J. Corner and D. Pels (eds.) The Re-styling of Politics .
JULIET SCHOR is Professor of Sociology at Boston College focusing on consumer society, trends in work and leisure, and the relationship between work and family. Schor is the author of The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure and The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting and the New Consumer . She edited The Consumer Society Reader with Douglas Holt.
MICHAEL SCHUDSON is Professor of Communication at the University of California , San Diego . He is the author of six books concerning the history and sociology of American news media, advertising and popular culture. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Foundation "genius" award and is currently Visiting Professor at the Columbia School of Journalism.
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CRAIG J. THOMPSON is the Gilbert and Helen Churchill Professor of Marketing, University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on the cultural shaping of consumer-marketing relationships, the construction of identity though consumption, and the marketing implications of consumer culture theory. His research has been published widely in leading marketing journals.
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CLAES DE VREESE is Professor in The Amsterdam School of Communications Research and the Department of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam . He has published widely on comparative journalism research, the effects of news, public opinion and European integration, effects of information and campaigning on elections, referendums and direct democracy.