Silvia Bellezza is the Gantcher Associate Professor of Business in Marketing at Columbia Business School, where she teaches marketing to MBA and executive MBA students. Her research focuses on consumer behavior and symbolic consumption – how consumers use products and brands to express who they are and signal status. She earned her Ph.D. in marketing from Harvard Business School and worked in the marketing departments of L.V.M.H. and Dannon.
After a plant-centric introduction to biology, Sarah Weil became interested in molecular and cellular biology and earned a PhD from Columbia Universitys Biological Sciences Program. She now works as a medical writer.