Sayedi named Marketing Science Institute Young Scholar

Amin Sayedi

Amin Sayedi, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, has been named an MSI Young Scholar by the Marketing Science Institute.

MSI is the influential research organization that partners marketing academics and executives from around the world. Its Young Scholars program recognizes the most promising of early career marketing researchers.

“These are the academics to watch,” says MSI president Cheryl Toto. “We are excited to see what they accomplish in their fields and to enable their engagement with leading marketing practitioners.”

Sayedi earned his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University in 2012, where he received an MSI Research Award and the William W. Cooper Award for the Best Dissertation in Management Science. He began his academic career on the faculty of the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School before joining the Foster School’s Department of Marketing and International Business in 2014.

A Michael G. Foster Faculty Fellow, Sayedi investigates contemporary issues of competitive strategy, digital marketing, online advertising, pricing, auction theory, and the economics of social networks and online markets.

Recent publications include studies on: