CURRENT POSITION

Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan University, since August 2021

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Marketing, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia – 2021
M.Sc. Marketing and Consumer Studies, University of Guelph, Canada – 2016
BBA, Marketing and Finance University of Dhaka, Bangladesh – 2013

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Habib, Rishad, Katherine White and Joey Hoegg (2021), “Everybody Thinks We Should but Nobody Does: How Combined Injunctive and Descriptive Norms Motivate Organ Donor Registration,” Journal of Consumer Psychology, 31(3), 621-630, doi: 10.1002/jcpy.1220.

Habib, Rishad, Katherine White, David J. Hardisty and Jiaying Zhao (2021), “Shifting Consumer Behavior to Address Climate Change,Current Opinion in Psychology, 42, 108-113, doi:10.1016/j.copsyc.2021.04.007.

White, Katherine, Rishad Habib and Darren Dahl (2020), “A Review and Framework for Thinking about the Drivers of Prosocial Consumer Behavior,” Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, 5(1), 2-18, https://doi.org/10.1086/706782.

White, Katherine, Rishad Habib and David J. Hardisty (2019), “How to SHIFT Consumer Behaviors to be More Sustainable: A Literature Review and Guiding Framework,Journal of Marketing, 83(3), 22–49, doi: 10.1177/0022242919825649.
* Covered in: Hardisty, David J., Katherine White and Rishad Habib (2019), “5 Ways to Shift Consumers Towards Sustainable Behaviour,” The Conversation.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Habib, Rishad, and Katherine White (2023), “Shifting Consumers’ Decisions towards Climate – Friendly Behavior,” Handbook of Business and Climate Change, eds. Robert Hansen and Anant Sundaram.

Hardisty, David, Katherine White, Rishad Habib and Jiaying Zhao (2022), “Sustainable Nudges for The Wild: Recommendations from Shift,” Behavioral Science in the Wild, eds. Dilip Soman and Nina Mazar, University of Toronto Press, in press.

White, Katherine, Rishad Habib and David J. Hardisty (2019), “The Elusive Green Consumer,Harvard Business Review.

RESEARCH UNDER REVIEW

Levy, Eric, Rishad Habib, Katherine White and Karl Aquino, “From Sinners to Saints: How Redemption Stories Motivate Charitable Giving,” revise and resubmit.

Habib, Rishad, David J. Hardisty and Katherine White, “Closing the Gap: How Relative Distance from Fundraising Goals Can Enhance Charitable Giving,” under review.

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

Habib, Rishad†, Ekin Ok† and Karl Aquino, “Political Identity and Consumer Evaluations: A Reversal of In-group Favoritism,” manuscript in preparation [†equal authorship].

Habib, Rishad, Yann Cornil and Karl Aquino, “When Moralizing Labels Backfire: Moral Identity as a Predictor of Rejection of Latent Moral Content,” manuscript in preparation.

Ekin Ok†, Habib, Rishad† and Karl Aquino, “Don’t Take my Warm Glow: Unasked Prosocial Gifts Reduce Future Donations,” 4 studies completed, manuscript in preparation [†equal authorship].

GRANTS, AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS

SSHRC Insight Development Grant ($61,000), SSHRC Canada – 2022 – 2024
“Using Marketing Communications to Encourage Consumers to Participate in the Sharing Economy”
TRSM Research Advancement Grant ($15,000) – 2022 – 2023
AMA-EBSCO-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Marketing – 2021
SSHRC Insight Development Grant ($64,650), SSHRC Canada – 2021 – 2023
“Using joint evaluation to increase donations to needy charities”
SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship ($40,000), SSHRC Canada – 2019 – 2021
Mitacs Research Training Award ($6,000) – 2020
AMA Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2020
Business for Social Good Grant ($4,000), Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics – 2019
Public Scholars Initiative Grant ($8,000), University of British Columbia- 2019
Leslie G J Wong Memorial Fellowship, University of British Columbia – 2016
Sauder School of Business Graduate Award, University of British Columbia – 2016
Dean Earle D MacPhee Memorial Fellowship, University of British Columbia – 2016-2019
International Graduate Tuition Scholarship ($18,000), University of Guelph – 2014
Entrance Scholarship ($2,000), University of Guelph – 2014
Dean’s Merit List, University of Dhaka – 2013

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Habib, Rishad†*, Ekin Ok† and Karl Aquino, “How Political Identity Reverses Ingroup Favoritism in Consumer Evaluations,” Society for Consumer Psychology Conference, March 2022.

Habib, Rishad*, David Hardisty and Katherine White, “Joint vs Separate Evaluation as a Choice Architecture Tool to Support Needy Charities,” Association for Consumer Research Conference, October 2021.

Habib, Rishad*, David Hardisty and Katherine White, “How Relative Distance from Fundraising Goals Can Enhance Charitable Giving,” Society for Consumer Psychology Conference, March 2021.

Habib, Rishad*, David Hardisty and Katherine White, “When Does the Tortoise Win the Race? How Relative Distance from Fundraising Goals Can Enhance Charitable Giving,” Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference, December 2020.

Habib, Rishad*, Katherine White, David Hardisty and Jiaying Zhao “Changing Climate Change Behaviors: The Newest, Best Techniques”, BIG BC Conference, November 2020.

Ekin Ok†*, Habib, Rishad†, and Karl Aquino, “Don’t Take my Warm Glow: Unasked prosocial gifts reduce subsequent donations,” Association for Consumer Research Conference, October 2020 (†equal authorship).

Habib, Rishad*, Katherine White and Joey Hoegg, “Everybody Thinks We Should but Nobody Does: How Combined Descriptive and Injunctive Norms Motivate Organ Donor Registration,” Working paper presentation at the Society for Consumer Psychology Conference, Huntington Beach, California, March 2020.

Habib, Rishad*, Yann Cornil and Karl Aquino, “Can Moralizing Labels Backfire? Moral Identity as a Predictor of Reactance to Latent Moral Content,” Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, London, United Kingdom, May 2019.

Habib, Rishad*, Yann Cornil and Karl Aquino, “Rejecting Moralized Products: Moral Identity as a Predictor of Reactance to ‘Vegetarian’ and ‘Sustainable’ Labels,” Society for Consumer Psychology Conference, Savannah, Georgia, February 2019.

Habib, Rishad*, Yann Cornil and Karl Aquino, “Rejecting Moralized Products: Moral Identity as a Predictor of Reactance to ‘Vegetarian’ and ‘Sustainable’ Labels,” Association for Consumer Research Conference, Dallas, Texas, October 2018.

Habib, Rishad*, Yann Cornil and Karl Aquino, “Rejecting Moralization: Moral Identity as a Predictor of Reactance to ‘moral’ labels,” UBC – UW Annual Marketing Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 2018.

Habib, Rishad*, Yann Cornil and Karl Aquino, “Rejecting Moralized Products: the Moderating Effect of Moral Identity,” Poster presentation at the Society for Consumer Psychology Conference, Dallas, Texas, February 2018.

Habib, Rishad* and Towhidul Islam, “Promoting Ethical Consumption: Effects of Self Regulatory Focus on Evaluation of Multifinal Ethical Products,” Working paper presentation at the Association for Consumer Research Conference, Berlin, Germany, October 2016.

Habib, Rishad* and Towhidul Islam, “Promoting Ethical Consumption: The Role of Performance Risk and Regulatory Focus on Purchase Intent of Multifinal Ethical Products,” Society for Consumer Psychology Summer Conference, Denver, Colorado, August 2016.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor – Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan University
MKT 510 Innovations in Marketing – Fall 2021 – present

Instructor – University of British Columbia
COMM 362 Consumer Behaviour – Fall 2019

Graduate Teaching Assistant – University of British Columbia, Canada
COMM 362 Consumer Behaviour (Undergraduate): Fall 2020, Spring 2019
BAMA 506 Consumer Behaviour (MBA): Spring 2019
BAMA 506 Consumer Behaviour (IMBA): Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
BA 562 Creativity (MBA): Summer 2018
BA 560 Ethics and Sustainability (MBA): Summer 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant – University of Guelph, Canada
MCS 2600 Consumer Behaviour: Fall 2014, Winter 2015
MCS 3600 Consumer Information Processes: Fall 2015

SAT English Instructor – Mentor’s Education, Dhaka, Bangladesh: 2009-11

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Association for Consumer Research (ACR)
Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP)
Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM)

SERVICE

Ad Hoc Reviewer:
Journal of Consumer Research
Journal of Marketing Communication
Sustainability
Society for Consumer Psychology Conference
Marketing and Public Policy Conference
Society for Marketing Advances Conference

Coordinator: Marketing and Behavioural Science Lab Mechanical Turk, 2017-2021
Co-President: Sauder Women Scholars, UBC, 2017-2021
Co-President: PhD Student Society, Sauder School of Business, UBC, 2017-2018
Mentor: REX Undergraduate Research Opportunities, 2018

WORK EXPERIENCE

Graduate Research Assistant – University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada 2015 – 2016
Product Manager, Marketing – Airtel Bangladesh Limited, Bangladesh 2013 – 2014