Dr. Amir Sepehri is a consumer psychologist in the Marketing Department at ESSEC. His research examines consumer information processing on online platforms. Particular areas of interest include: the psychology of charitable giving decisions; how location of emotions in text could reveal deceptive intentions; and how the practice of multi-tagging could result in negative outcomes on online retail platforms. In terms of methodology, he uses a wide range of tools from controlled lab experiments to supervised and unsupervised machine-learning methods to address his research questions. His findings have appeared in premier marketing and psychology journals such as the Journal of Consumer Psychology, the International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Social Psychological and Personality Science. Dr. Sepehri owes his PhD to Ivey Business School, Western University in Canada.