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Somali Ghosh, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Marketing

Somali Ghosh, Ph.D  is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Michigan-Flint. She joined the faculty of the School of Management in Fall 2012. Somali holds a Ph.D. in Management (Major in Marketing, Minor in Econometrics) from the State University of New York at Binghamton, MS in Agricultural Economics from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and MSc (Economics) from Calcutta University (India), and BSc (Economics Honors) from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta.

Prior to joining the academia, Somali served in the rank of Deputy Director in the elite Indian Economic Service of the Indian Civil Services (Government of India). She has served under the Ministry of Finance and in the Planning Commission of India (in the Mathematical modeling Unit of the Perspective Planning Division of the Planning Commission of India that formulates the five year plans that guide the Indian Economy).

Somali teaches undergraduate and MBA courses in marketing management, marketing strategy, new product development and integrated marketing communications. Her areas of interest in research include inter-firm relations, embeddedness, and methodological issues in marketing analytics.

She has published in journals such Journal of Problems and Perspectives In Management, and Asia-Pacific Advances in Consumer Research.

Somali is the recipient of the Winter 2013 Golden Apple Award for excellence in Teaching. She has been included in Dean’s Honor Roll for excellence in teaching at the State University of New York-Binghamton for 2008 and 2009.She has also been awarded the prestigious Abhijit Raha Award from the University of Calcutta for academic excellence at the Master’s degree level.