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Ganga Urumutta Hewage

Ganga Urumutta Hewage received her doctoral degree from University of Central Florida. Her research focuses on consumer decision making in experiential and material purchases and visual perception. She has taught undergraduate level courses such as Digital Media Marketing, Marketing Research, and International Marketing. Ganga has a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Information Technology from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka and Masters of Business Administration from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. She is a professionally qualified Chartered Marketer (Chartered Institute of Marketing UK). Ganga has eight years of industry experience in brand marketing with Unilever Plc, one of the top five consumer packaged goods companies in the world. Her brand campaigns have received industry recognition.

Ph D, University of Central Florida

MBA, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

B Sc, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Hewage, G.,Klucarova, S.,Boman, L., , Journal of Global Fashion Marketing, 2021.

Hewage, G.,Liu, Y.,Wang, Z.,Mao, H., Consumer responses toward symmetric versus asymmetric facial expression emojis, Marketing Letters, 2020.

Fellow , 2020

Dean's Dissertation Completion Fellowship $10,000, 2019

Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2018

Doctoral Research Support Award $2,000, 2018

Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2017

Chartered Marketer, 2013

Digital Media Marketing, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, International Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Principles of Marketing, Sales Management, Marketing Analytics

Experiential and material purchases, Consumer decision-making, Visual perception

Society of Judgement and Decision Making

American Marketing Association

Chartered Institute of Marketing UK