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Saman Zehra, Ph.D.

Saman Zehra,, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing Department(s): Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain

Ph.D. University of Wyoming

M.B.A. Aligarh Muslim University (India)

B.Sc. Hons. Aligarh Muslim University (India)

(216) 397-4917

Field(s) of Expertise

Marketing, Consumer Behavior


Dr. Zehra teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Marketing at the Boler College of Business.  She completed her Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Wyoming.  Before starting her Ph.D. program, she worked in the packaging films industry in India, handling exports marketing and sales operations for client markets in Europe and Canada.  During her graduate M.B.A. studies, she was awarded two university gold medals for the highest academic performance in the university.  She uses her substantial academic and industry experience in Marketing to inform her teaching and research.


Marketing Principles, Consumer Behavior, Sustainable Marketing Management


Dr. Zehra has published research in the areas of religion's influence on consumer behavior; sustainability; and macromarketing.  Her research has been published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs, International Journal of Consumer Studies, and a book titled Emerging Issues in Global Marketing.  Her ongoing research focuses on sensory marketing, assessing the influence of product color dimensions on consumer judgments of key product attribute.  She has also presented her research at American Marketing Association, Academy of Marketing Science, Academy of Marketing, and Macromarketing conferences.

Additional Information

In her spare time, she enjoys reading, socializing, and learning new recipes.