Robert Dahlstrom

Joseph C. Seibert Professor & Professor



Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, Marketing, 1990
  • B.S.B.A. Xavier University, Marketing, 1980

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Joseph C. Seibert Professor Marketing, Miami University (2011 - present)
  • Department Chair, Miami University Department of Marketing (2011- 2016)
  • Director, UK Gatton College School of Management (2010 - 2011)
  • Founder and Director, Douglas J. Von Allmen Center for Green Marketing (2008 - 2011)
  • Area Coordinator, UK Gatton College Marketing Area (2000 - 2004, 2007 - 2011)
  • Director, Center for a Sustainable Aluminum Industry (2009 - 2011)
  • Bloomfield Professor of Marketing, University of Kentucky (2002 - 2011)
  • Associate Professor University of Kentucky (1996 - 2002)
  • Assistant Professor University of Kentucky (1990-1996)
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (1990)
  • Research Assistant, University of Cincinnati, Marketing (1986-1990)

Recent Publications

  • Dahlstrom, Robert and Jody Lynn Crosno (2021), Sustainable Marketing, third edition, Chicago, IL: Chicago Business Press.
  • Crosno, Jody, Robert Dahlstrom, Yeurong Liu and Pui Tong (2021), “Effectiveness of Contracts in Marketing Exchange Relationships: A Meta-analytic Review,” Industrial Marketing Management, 92 (January), 122-139.
  • Crosno, Jody L., Robert Dahlstrom and Scott Friend (2020), “Assessments of Equivocal Salesperson Behavior and Their Influences on the Quality of Buyer-Seller Relationships” Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management 40 (3), 161-179.
  • Azid, Toseef, Umar Burki and Robert Dahlstrom (2020), Foundations of a Sustainable Economy: Moral, Ethical and Religious Perspectives, Oxfordshire, UK: Taylor & Francis (Routledge).
  • Burki, Umar, Pervin Ersoy, and Robert Dahlstrom (2018), "Achieving Triple Bottom Line Performance in Manufacturer-Customer Supply Chains: Evidence from an Emerging Economy," Journal of Cleaner Production 197 (1), 1307-1316.
  • Grewal, Rajdeep, Amit Saini, Alok Kumar, F. Robert Dwyer, and Robert Dahlstrom (2018), "Marketing Channel Management in Foreign Markets: Integrative Framework for Multinational Corporations," Journal of Marketing 82 (4), 49-69.
  • Flygansvaer, Bente, Robert Dahlstrom, and Arne Nygaard (2018), "Exploring the Pursuit of Sustainability in Reverse Supply Chains for Electronics," Journal of Cleaner Production 189 (10), 472-484.
  • Burki, Umar and Robert Dahlstrom (2017), "Mediating Effects of Green Innovations on Interfirm Cooperation," Australasian Marketing Journal 25 (2), 149-156.
  • Crosno, Jody Lynn and Robert Dahlstrom (2016), "An Empirical Investigation of Bilateral Investments and Trading Partner Opportunism in Retailing," Journal of Marketing Channels, 23 (3), 146-156.
  • Dahlstrom, Robert and Nygaard, Arne (2016), "The Psychology of Co-Branding Alliances: The Business-to-Business Relationship Outcomes of Role Stress," Psychology and Marketing 33 (4), 267-282.
  • Utgaard, Jakob, Robert Dahlstrom, and Arne Nygaard (2015), "Franchising, Local Market Characteristics and Alcohol Sales to Minors in Retailing," Journal of Business Research Special Issue Problem Drinking, Gambling, and Smoking 68 (10), 2117-2124.

Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar, (2004-2005) Norway Norwegian School of Management
  • Fulbright Scholar, (1997-1998) Norway Norwegian School of Management
  • Norwegian Marshall Fund Scholar (1989-1990) Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration


Robert Dahlstrom is the Joseph C. Seibert Professor of Marketing in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. He is also an adjunct faculty of marketing at BI-Norwegian Business School. Since receiving his Ph.D in marketing from the University of Cincinnati, he has published articles in the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Retailing, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and elsewhere. His research employs logic from institution economics and related governance theories to investigate triple bottom line performance. The Chicago Business Press published the second edition of his book titled Sustainable Marketing in 2021.


  • SPRING 2021
  • MKT 412 A TR 1:15-2:35 WEB
  • MKT 412 B TR 2:50-4:10 WEB
Robert Dahlstrom

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  • T 11-12 virtually by appointment


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