Kristina Durante, Ph.D. will present a talk titled, “Fertile, flirty, and fierce: Hidden influences on women’s courtship, competition, and consumer choice” as part of the on-going speaker series in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences.
Durante is an assistant professor in marketing at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She holds a Ph.D. in social psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. Her research focus is the biology of consumer behavior. Her research program includes three primary lines: (1) Hormones & Decision-Making, (2) Social Influence, and (3) Family Spending Decisions. The unifying thread linking all three areas is an evolutionary theoretical approach.