Roland L Leak

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Business & Economics

Marketing and Supply Chain Managmt

Merrick Hall 317
B.S.Management / North Carolina A&T State University
MBAManagement / Wake Forest University
Ph.D.Business Administration / University of South Carolina

Research Interests

Ethnicity, Stereotype, Social Identity, and Ideology

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Recent Publications

  • William Dillon, Thomas Madden, and Roland Leak, (2010). Students’ Evaluation of Teaching: Concerns of Item Diagnosticity. Journal of Marketing Education, 32 (3), pp. 264-274.
  • Roland Leak, (2014). Situational Effects of Ethnic Phenotype in Marketing: Investigating Inter- and Intra-Ethnic Preferences for Minorities in Advertisements. Academy of Marketing Studies Journal. 18 (2), pp. 135-147.
  • George Stone, Linda Coley, and Roland Leak, (2014). Towards a Global Consumer “Eco-orientation” Model: A Cross-national Perspective. Journal of Inteernational Consumer Marketing, 26 (4), pp. 311-328.
  • Roland Leak, Omar Woodham, and George Stone, (2015). Felt discrimination increases offensiveness of stereotyped out-group depictions. Journal of Consumer Marketing, 32 (1), pp. 26-33.
  • Roland Leak, Omar Woodham, and Kimberly Mcneil, (2015). Speaking Candidly: How Managers’ Political Stances Affect Consumers’ Brand Attitudes. 24 (5), pp. 494-503.
  • Stephanie Luster-Teasley, Sirena Hargrove-Leak, Willietta Gibson, and Roland Leak, (2017). Case studies in sustainability used in an introductory laboratory course to enhance laboratory instruction. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 18 (2), pp. 30-39.
  • Omar Woodham, Mitchell Hamilton, and Roland Leak, (2017). "I Know What I Like, I Like What I Know: The Influence of Product Category Exposure and Cognitive Effort on Brand Preference". Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice 25 (2).
  • Roland Leak, Kimberly Mcneil, and David Crockett, (2021). Does History Really Matter: Investigating Historical Branded Executions’ Effects on Contemporary Consumer Attitudes. Journal of Consumer Affairs.