June Cotte is Professor of Marketing at the Ivey Business School, Western University. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Ulster, and has taught at the Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business across the world (North Carolina, China, Thailand, Germany, and Kazakhstan), the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, and the University of Connecticut. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut.
Professor Cotte’s research interests focus on behavioral issues, including why and when people will pay more for ethically produced products, how people perceive time and how that influences their behavior at work and at leisure, family influence on behavior, and consumption issues in gambling. She is an Editor of the Journal of Consumer Research, and is on the Editorial Review Boards of the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Consumer Psychology. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, MIT/Sloan Management Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Strategic Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, and the Journal of Managerial Psychology, as well as in the Wall Street Journal, and other journals and books.
Professor Cotte is a leader in the Marketing field. She is currently the President of the Association for Consumer Research, and she is Past President of the Consumer Behavior Special Interest Group of the American Marketing Association. Along with Professor Joan Ball, Professor Cotte is the founder of the Designing a Career in the Marketing Academy, a non-profit initiative designed for young female scholars in the field, with the purpose of addressing gender issues in the marketing academy. Professor Cotte sailed on the Spring 2015 voyage, along with her family (her husband Dan, and their two sons, who were 9 and 12 at the time). This voyage, she is excited to be returning with Dan and their younger son Joe, who will be 16 on this trip.