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Mathew S. Isaac, Ph.D.


Mathew S. Isaac, Ph.D., is the Thomas F. Gleed Chair of Business Administration, Chairperson of the Marketing Department, and Professor of Marketing at the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University. His research focuses primarily on consumer judgment and decision-making. He is particularly interested in the processing of numerical information, lists, and categories, and in consumers’ response to persuasion attempts.

Isaac's research has been published in scientific journals including Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Social Psychological and Personality Science, and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Consumer Research and the Journal of Marketing Research and is on the Editorial Review Boards for the Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, and Journal of Advertising.

Isaac received a bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Chicago, an M.B.A. from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to entering academia, he advised media, healthcare, and private equity clients as a Consultant and Manager for Bain & Company and ZS Associates.

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