Gao, Leilei

BA (Peking U); MS (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); PhD (Stanford)

Associate Professor

Contact

Department of Marketing

Room 1109, 11/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7637

leilei@baf.cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

Prof. Leilei Gao is an Associate Professor of Marketing at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. She received her PhD in Marketing from Stanford University. Prof. Gao’s research interest centres on situational influences on consumers’ decision-making, goal-setting and self-regulations. Her research sheds light on the external determinants of goal-directed behaviours, promotes consumers’ self-control and well-being, and guides the design of effective marketing programmes. Prof. Gao’s research has been published in journals such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, and Journal of Consumer Psychology.

Teaching Areas

Integrated Marketing Communications
Strategic Brand Management

Research Interests

Motivation
Decision Making
Social Cognition

  • Grants
    • Hong Kong Research Grants Council Competitive Grant 14503618, 2018-2020 (Principal Investigator)
    • Hong Kong Research Grants Council Competitive Grant 4441542, 2016-2018 (Principal Investigator)
    • Hong Kong Research Grants Council Competitive Grant 490831, 2013-2017 (Principal Investigator)
    • Hong Kong Research Grants Council Competitive Grant 444511, 2011-2013 (Principal Investigator)
  • Awards & Honours
    • Young Researcher Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2018
    • Teaching Merit Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018
    • Faculty Teaching Award , CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2008-2009, 2010- 2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015