_DSC1632Sunaina Chugani Marquez is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at San Diego State University. Her research explores consumer happiness at the intersections of hedonic adaptation, gratitude, materialism, and mindfulness. She received her PhD from the University of Texas and teaches Consumer Behavior at San Diego State University.

In her free time, Sunaina studies and teaches Nonviolent Communication and volunteers for Infinite Love and Brilliance Inside.