Lez Trujillo Torres
Assistant Professor, Marketing Department

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications Teaching Other Activities

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Ph.D. in Business Administration, 2019

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL, Master of Business Administration, 2011

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Bachelor of Arts, Molecular and Cell Biology, Neurobiology, 2000

Peralta Community Colleges, Oakland, CA, General sciences, 1995-1997

Universidad Nacional del Callao, Lima-Peru, Industrial Engineering,1993-1995 

Research Areas

Consumer behavior

Dynamics of value and risk

Customer service experience design and management

Health markets 

Regulation and philanthropy in markets

Intersection of marketing and public policy

On-going Projects

Laetitia Mimoun*, Lez Trujillo Torres*, Francesca Sobande, “Affect-based Legitimation in Institutionally-Complex Markets: The Case of Assisted Reproductive Technologies,” invited for third round review to the Journal of Consumer Research

Lez Trujillo Torres, Eda Anlamlier, Laetitia Mimoun, Lagnajita Chaterjee, Delphine Dion, “Access-based Consumer Journeys: The Case of Rent the Runway,” preparing final manuscript, target Journal of Marketing, fall 2019 

Lez Trujillo Torres, Benét DeBerry-Spence, “At the Crossroads: Consumer Valorization Experiences in the Cancer Marketplace,“ preparing manuscript, target Journal of Consumer Research, fall 2019

Lez Trujillo Torres, Benét DeBerry-Spence, Søren Askegaard, Sonya Grier, “Valorization of the Cancer Marketplace in Public Discourse,” preparing manuscript, target Journal of Marketing, spring 2010 

Teaching at ESSEC
Consumer behavior
Awards and Distinctions

2019      Invited panelist for Health, Consumption and Markets Workshop, University of Lille, Lille, France

2019      Nominated to the Designing Your Career in the Marketing Academy - Emerging Female Leaders Conference, Chicago IL

2017      Visiting Ph.D. Student, University of Southern Denmark, Odense

2017      AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium, Iowa City, IA

2016      American Marketing Association Foundation Valuing Diversity Ph.D. Award 

2011      Education Pioneers, Graduate Fellow, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago

2010      Testified on Community Reinvestment at hearings sponsored by the Board of   

               Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, IL and San Francisco, CA

2007      Ernie Reyes Public Service Award to team by the National Association of Hispanic

               Real Estate Professionals, for the advancement in Latino Homeownership

2004        Testified on Mortgage Fraud and its impact on Mortgage Lenders before the                   

              Congressional Sub-Committee on Housing and Community Opportunity, U.S. Congress 

Affiliations and Academic Responsibilities

Member, PhD Project

Reviewer, Journal of Business Research

Reviewer, Association for Consumer Research Conference

Reviewer, Consumer Culture Theory Conference

Founding member, Global Consumer Culture Theory Ph.D. Student Group

Co-organizer, 2018 North American CCT Doctoral Colloquium, Toronto, Canada

Professional Experience

University of Chicago, Project Manager and Director of Knowledge Management, 2013-2014

Chicago Public Schools, Transformation Project Manager, 2011-2013

Affordable Housing Centers of America (ACORN Housing), National Deputy Director and Co-Director of Public Affairs, 1998-2010 


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