Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

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Omid Kamran-Disfani

PhD Student
Cornell Hall
(573) 882-5845

Omid Kamran-Disfani is a PhD Candidate at the University of Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business. His research interests revolves around issues in retailing, customer analytics and marketing strategy. His first academic research paper has been published at the Journal of Business Research and his second paper is conditionally accepted at AMS Review. He also has co-authored a book chapter that is forthcoming in the Handbook of Research in Retailing. His work in progress include two papers targeted at leading marketing journals. The data for one of the papers is provided by Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) after Omid’s proposal was selected as one of the promising research ideas submitted to Wharton.

Omid has taught Marketing Research, Marketing Management and Principles of Marketing several times both online and on the campus of the University of Missouri. He won the best student/Instructor award in 2016. Omid has also won the best Research Assistant award in 2015 prior to start teaching. He has or will represent Missouri at Sheth Consortium, AMS Doctoral Consortium and Haring Symposium.

A native of Iran and a U.S. citizen, Omid enjoys travelling, watching major soccer tournaments, and attending academic and practitioner conferences where he shares his ideas and learn from peers and experts in the field.


PhD in Marketing, University of Missouri-Columbia, expected summer 2018

Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, University of Kentucky, 2013

M.A., Advertising and Marketing, University of Leeds (U.K), 2005

B.S.c, Industrial Engineering, AmirKabir University (Tehran Polytechnic), 2004