Mina Ameri

  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration


Mina Ameri joined Katz School of Business in 2018. Her research interests are quantitative marketing and, in particular, digital entertainment market and social dynamics within this market. For example, how people’s friendship networks evolve over time along with their activities, how and through what mechanisms these friendship networks, along with community network, influence people’s decision of what to watch.

Awards and Honors

  • OWLIE award winner for best Phd student, University of Texas at Dallas, 2018
  • Fellow, AMA-Sheth Doctoral Consortium, University of Iowa, 2017
  • Best Paper Award Winner with $1,000 prize at Texas PhD Conference, 2016


  • PhD, Management Science, University of Texas at Dallas
  • MSc, Marketing, Marketing, Sharif University of Technology
  • BSc, Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

Recent Publications

Recent Working Papers

M Ameri, E Honka, Y Xie. 2018. Word-of-Mouth, Observed Adoptions and Anime Watching Decisions: The Role of the Personal versus the Community Network.

M Ameri, E Honka, Y Xie. 2017. The Effects of Binge-Watching on Media Franchise Engagement.  

M Ameri, E Honka, Y Xie. 2018. A Model of Tie Formation, Product Adoption, and Content Generation.

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Academic Area

Marketing and Business Economics

Personal Interests

Mina is a tech savvy person and loves programming. She likes puzzles and playing detective. Doing research allows her to do both! In her free time, she plays video games, watches Japanese animes and reads mangas. She also likes fitness and does archery.