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Kim P. Corfman

Kim P. Corfman

Joined Stern 1985

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 504
New York, NY 10012

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Kim Corfman is Professor of Marketing and Vice Dean for Online Learning. Since joining Stern in 1985, she has served in a variety of leadership roles, including Academic Director of the MBA in Fashion & Luxury, Vice Dean for MBA Programs, Academic Director of the Langone Part-Time MBA Program, and Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Marketing.

Professor Corfman has taught courses on creativity, negotiation, brand planning, marketing management, sales management, group decision-making, and focus group moderating, to undergraduates, MBA students, PhD students, and executives. She is recipient of the NYU Stern Excellence in Teaching Award.

Professor Corfman's research interests include individual and group creativity, affect, group decision-making and judgment, and social influence. Her work has been published in such journals as the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Marketing Research, Psychological Bulletin, the Journal of Retailing, Marketing Letters, Motivation and Emotion and Multivariate Behavioral Research.

Professor Corfman received an A.B. in Romance Languages from Princeton University and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Marketing from Columbia University.

Research Interests

  • Creativity
  • Group Decision-Making, Bargaining and Judgment
  • Affect and Consumer Behavior

Courses Taught

  • Collaboration, Conflict & Negotiation
  • Creativity

Academic Background

Ph.D., Marketing, 1985
Columbia University

M.B.A., Marketing, 1982
Columbia University

A.B., Romance Languages, 1977
Princeton University

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