Dwight F. Benton Professor of Marketing; University of Michigan's Ross School of Business
Aradhna Krishna is the Dwight. F. Benton Professor of Marketing at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. She is also the Director of the Sensory Marketing Lab which focuses on understanding how sensory aspects of products (i.e., the touch, taste, smell, sound and visual aspects of products) affect consumer emotions, memories, perceptions, preferences, choices and consumption of products. She is considered the pioneer of the field of sensory marketing. Harvard Business Review recently acknowledged her as "the foremost expert in the field" of sensory marketing. For her leadership role in sensory marketing, Prof. Krishna has been recognized as a Fellow of the Society of Consumer Psychology.
Krishna does research and teaching in the areas of pricing, sensory marketing and socially relevant marketing. She is considered one of the 50 most productive marketing professors in the world. She has published more than 60 articles in peer reviewed journals and has also written two books which have been translated into multiple languages. Krishna holds a Ph.D. from New York University. Besides the University of Michigan, she has taught at Columbia University, New York University, National University of Singapore.