Established in 1918, the Fox School of Business, Temple University has a distinguished tradition of preparing business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs for successful careers. Today, it is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the greater Philadelphia region, and among the largest in the world with nearly 6,500 students, 175 full-time faculty and more than 59,000 alumni.
Our vision is to be recognized as the premier center of business management education for the Philadelphia region and beyond, and to position the school as one of the leading public-urban business schools in the country. We strive to achieve high rankings in selected programs both nationally and internationally.
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As an integral part of a major research university, the Fox School is committed to creating, analyzing and disseminating knowledge in the business disciplines. We believe that quality education derives from serious discipline-based, pedagogic and practice-focused research.
Dr. Ayalla Ruvio is Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Fox School of Business at Temple University; she received her PhD from the University of Haifa in Israel, and was a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan. She is a consumer behavior researcher who focuses on issues such as consumers’ self-identity, possessions as an extension of the self, materialism, consumers’ need for uniqueness, and cross-cultural consumer behavior. Dr. Ruvio has published more than 25 papers in refereed journals including Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Consumer Behaviour, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Leadership Quarterly. She is also the co-editor (with Richard Bagozzi) of the volume on Consumer Behavior in International Encyclopedia of Marketing published by Wiley Publishers, and the book Identity and Consumption (co-authored with Russell Belk) published by Routledge Publications. Dr. Ruvio has received grants from a wide variety of international foundations including the German-Israel Foundation, and the American Association of University Women. Dr. Ruvio’s studies were featured in numerous international media outlets, including TV shows (e.g., The Today Show and Good Morning America), radio stations (e.g., Newstalk 1010, Canadian radio andThe KYW Newsradio), newspapers and the Internet (e.g., Time Magazine, The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, CNN, The Daily Telegraph, The Toronto Star, US News and World Report, Consumer Reports,ELLE UK, TheFrench Tribune, Telegraaf, Jezebel, United Press International, Dnews).