Margaret J.King,Ph.D.

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About me

Gender Female
Industry Consulting
Occupation Director: the Center for Cultural Studies & Analysis
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Introduction Margaret J. King is Director of the Center for Cultural Studies & Analysis. She is a nationally recognized expert on consumer behavior and wrote the seminal appreciation of theme parks as cultural products. She received the first graduate degree ever earned in Popular Culture from the Center for the Study of Popular Culture and the Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Hawaii. Research at the Culture Learning Institute at the East-West Center included fieldwork in Tokyo and Kyoto. Her research areas range from theme parks, museums, the popular arts, the nature of creativity, film, television, cross-cultural issues, and marketing, to consumer psychology, decision-making, and culture theory.