Sunaina Chugani Marquez is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at San Diego State University. Her research explores consumer well-being at the intersections of hedonic adaptation, gratitude, materialism, and mindfulness. She received her PhD from the University of Texas and teaches Consumer Behavior at SDSU.

In her free time, Sunaina co-hosts the Happy Wanderers Podcast and teaches Nonviolent Communication at Donovan Correctional Facility.