Alexander Davidson

Alexander Davidson

Title

Assistant Professor of Marketing

Phone

313-577-3446

Email

alexdavidson@wayne.edu

Office

 320 Prentis

Alexander Davidson

Academic Programs

  • Marketing

Research and teaching interests

Research 

  • Sharing economy
  • Materialism 
  • Adoption process of new innovations and services

Teaching

  • Marketing management
  • Marketing research
  • Digital and social media marketing
  • Business statistics

Education

  • Ph.D. (Marketing), John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, 2017
  • B.A. (Economics), Concordia University, 2008

Publications

  • Davidson, A., Habibi, M. R., & Laroche, M. (2017). "Materialism and the sharing economy: A cross-cultural study of American and Indian consumers," Journal of Business Research.
  • Davidson, A., Nepomuceno, M. and Laroche, M., (2017). “Shame on You: When Materialism Leads to Purchase Intentions towards Counterfeit Products," Journal of Business Ethics, 1-16
  • Habibi, M. R., Davidson, A., & Laroche, M. (2017). “What Managers Should Know about the Sharing Economy,” Business Horizons, 60 (1), 113-121
  • Davidson, A. and Laroche, M. (2016). “Connecting the Dots: How Personal Need for Structure Produces False Consumer Pattern Perceptions,” Marketing Letters, 27 (2), 337-350
  • Davidson, A., & Laroche, M. (2016). “Consumer Preferences for Human Uniqueness in Marketing Communications,” Journal of Marketing Communications, 1-12

Presentations

  • Davidson, A., Habibi, M. R & Laroche, “Structure-Seeking in the Sharing Economy”, presented at the 2017 ACR conference, San Diego, California, USA, October 26-29 2017.
  • Habibi, M.R., Davidson, A., Laroche, M. and Jaliloghli, A. "Cross-Cultural Comparisons and Social Perceptions of Hosts in a Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Context", presented at the 2017 Royal Bank International Research Seminar, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 21-22 2017.
  • Granitz, N., Habibi, M.R., and Davidson, A., "What Motivates Participation in the Sharing Economy", presented at the Marketing EDGE Direct/Interactive Marketing Research Summit, Los Angeles, California, USA, October 15-16 2016.
  • Davidson, A., Habibi, M.R. and Laroche, M., "Materialism and the Sharing Economy: A Cross-Cultural Study of American and Indian Consumers", presented at the 2015 Royal Bank International Research Seminar, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 24-26 2015.
  • Sultana, B. and Davidson, A., "Funeral Selfies: A Tool for Buffering Existential Anxieties", presented at the 7th Kern Conference on Visual Communication, Rochester, New York, USA, April 14-16 2016.
  • Davidson, A., Habibi, M.R., and Laroche, M., "Materialism and Participation in Sharing Practices", poster presented at the 2016 ACR conference, Berlin, Germany, October 27-29 2016.
  • Davidson, A., Nepomuceno, M. and Laroche, M., “Materialism and Detectably Counterfeited Goods: The Mediating Role of Embarrassment,” poster presented at the 2015 ACR conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, October 1-3 2015.
  • Davidson, A. and Laroche, M., “Innumeracy and the Temporal Frame of Pro-Social Messages on Donation Likelihood,” poster presented at the 2015 SCP conference, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, February 26-28 2015.
  • Davidson, A. and Laroche M., “How Priming Collectivism or Individualism Can Impact Motivations and Increase Participant Satisfaction in Online Surveys,” poster presented at the 2015 SCP conference, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, February 26-28 2015.
  • Davidson, A. and Laroche, M., “Consumer Patternicity: Investigating the Influence of Abstract Mindsets on Personal Need for Structure,” poster presented at the 2014 ACR conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, October 23-25 2014.
  • Davidson, A. and Laroche, M., “Self-Construal, Construal Level and Collaborative Consumption in Emerging and Developed Markets,” poster presented at the 2014 Latin ACR conference 2014, Guadalajara, Mexico, July 24-26 2014.

Awards

  • Bob and Raye Briscoe PhD Fellowship in Business Administration, 2016
  • Humberto Santos Scholarship in Business Administration, 2015
  • TD Bank Financial Group Fellowship in Business Education, 2013
  • Hydro-Quebec Scholarship, 2012
  • John Molson School of Business Fellowship, 2012