Lori M. Thanos, D.B.A., M.B.A.

Lori M. Thanos, D.B.A., M.B.A.

Associate Chair and Assistant Professor

Business Administration and Marketing BK


SJC Brooklyn

  • 718.940.5354
  • Tuohy Hall, Room 206


D.B.A., Marketing, Northcentral University, 2017

M.B.A., Finance, Fordham University, 1993

B.S., Accounting and Marketing, City University of New York, 1989


Lori Thanos joined the St. Joseph's College faculty in 2015 as an instructor in the Business & Marketing Department, Brooklyn campus. In slightly over 1 year, she earned her doctorate, amassing a straight-A average, was promoted to Assistant Professor, has been serving on the Curriculum Committee from 2015 to date, and served on the Student Judicial Committee from 2015 to 2018.

Dr. Thanos was appointed as Associate Chair of the Business and Marketing Department, Fall 2018. She has presented at conferences and has been published in several peer-reviewed journals in her field. Prior to joining St. Joseph's College, Dr. Thanos worked for CUNY for 6 years and over 25 years in corporate finance and marketing, notably Citigroup.

Dr. Thanos serves as Secretary for a non-profit organization entitled Parental Loving Care, home for autistic boys/men in Staten Island, NY since 1998. She is also a member of New York Italians, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and celebrating the rich culture and heritage of Italy and its people through outstanding cultural events and culinary programs, language classes, educational lectures and charities.

Scholarly & Professional Interests

Dr. Thanos’ scholarly interests include Millennial consumer behavior, cultural pluralism among Millennials, market segmentation of culturally pluralistic Millennials, cultural self-identification, acculturation and multicultural markets effect on Millennials, and social media effects on mental health. She has also published and given presentations in all of these areas.

Select Publications

Thanos, L.M., & Clark, S.D. (2018). Cultural Self-Identification within the Millennial Market: A Qualitative Examination. Review of European Studies, 10(3), ISSN 1918-7173 E-ISSN 1918-7181 VIEW ARTICLE

Thanos, L.M. & Clark, S.D. (2018)The Millennial Market: A Case Study Examination of Culturally-Pluralistic Segmentation. Institution of Business Intelligence Innovation. Presented and published proceedings in the Institution of Business Intelligence Innovation International Conference, Houston, TX, April 6, 2018. 

Thanos, L.M. & Clark, S.D. (2017). A Qualitative Exploration of Culturally-Pluralistic Segmentation among Millennials. International Journal of Marketing Studies, 9(4), 1-14. ISSN 1918-719X E-ISSN 1918-7203 VIEW ARTICLE

Thanos, L.M. & Clark, S.D. (2017). Examining Culturally Pluralistic segmentation for NYC Community College Millennials in U.S. Food Market with particular emphasis on millennial cultural self-identification and its influence on a new cultural pluralistic market. Presented and published proceedings in Allied Business Academies Conference in New Orleans, April 13, 2017. VIEW PROCEEDINGS

Thanos, L.M. & Clark, S.D. (2017). Examining Culturally Pluralistic Segmentation for NYC Community College Millennials in the U.S. Food Market: A Qualitative Case Study. Abstract presented at Eastern Economic Association Conference, February 25, 2017. 

Thanos, L.M., (2015). Tyco International Ltd. Case Study: The Implications of Unethical Behavior. Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research, 3(7), Available at: VIEW ARTICLE


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