Interim Department Head

Sir Richard

Dr. Richard Feinberg

Contact Information

Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing
812 West State St.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907


Richard Feinberg, Ph.D. is a consumer psychologist and Professor in the Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing and the Director of the Center for Customer-Driven Quality at Purdue University. Dr. Feinberg received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Oklahoma. He is the past Director of the Purdue University Retail Institute and was Head of the Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing for almost 9 years (1989-1998) prior to appointment as Department Head on an Interim basis in 2001-2002.



B.A., State University of New York, Buffalo, 1972 
M.S., State University College of New York, Cortland, 1974 
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1976

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