Karsten Theil Hansen
Rady School of Management
Associate Professor of Marketing
Hansen's primary research interests are centered on developing, analyzing and testing theories of household/customer behavior and the implications for retail strategy and competition.
From 1999 to 2002 Hansen was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the University of Chicago. During his graduate work he was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship and the Abramson Award for Exceptional Dissertation Progress. Immediately prior to joining UC San Diego, Hansen was an associate professor of marketing at Northwestern University. While at Northwestern, he was recognized by the Marketing Science Institute as part of its Young Scholar program and served as a Kraft Research Professor. Hansen received his Ph.D. in economics from Brown University.