Peter Bloch is Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Marketing and Pinkney C. Walker Teaching Excellence Professor at the Trulaske College of Business. He studied at the University of Texas and has previously taught at the University of Massachusetts and Louisiana State University. He has published over thirty articles dealing with various aspects of consumer behavior. His current research interests include product design effects on consumers, the origins of product-related hobbies, and the modern culture of celebrity. Bloch teaches consumer behavior at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is a leader in the use of classroom technology.
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, (highest honors) 1974; M.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1976; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1981.