Lianne Foti

Assistant Professor, Marketing Management Advisor; Co-op Advisor
Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies
Phone number: 
ext. 56286
Macdonald Institute (MINS), Room 259

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  • MBA., EDHEC Business School
  • B. Comm., University of Guelph

Awards and Honours

2015 Member of the Guelph Mercury’s Top 40 Under 40.

2012 Recognized for Excellence in Teaching by the Student Senate Caucus at the University of Guelph.

2012 College Royal first place, “Open House Exhibit Overall” for My World, My Choice! exhibit.

2011-2015 Named Special Graduate Faculty by the Board of Graduate Studies              

Research Interests

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • International Marketing
  • Social Marketing


Open to advising MSc students:  NO

Open to advising PhD students:  NO


Charlebois, S., Juhasz, M., Foti L., Chamberlain S., "Food Fraud and Risk Perception: Awareness in Canada and Projected Trust on Risk-Mitigating Agents". Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing (2017).

Charlebois, S., McCormick, M., & Foti, L., "Produce Retail Price Volatility and Perceptions in the Canadian Market: Nutrition Security Variances". Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing (2017).

Charlebois, Sylvain and Foti, Lianne, “Using a Live Case Study and Co-opetition to Explore Sustainability and Ethics in as Classroom: Exporting Fresh Water to China” Global Business Review. 18(6) 1-12 (2017).​


"Is Ethical Consumption Driven by Ethics? An Investigation of the Driving Factors Among Demographics", International Marketing Conference, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, 2016.

"Allyship in Leadership", Women in Leadership Conference, Mount Allision University, New Brunswick, 2016.

“Understanding Experiential Pedagogies to Improve Transformational Learning in Western and Emerging Economies”, International Conference on Management Education in Emerging Economies, Alliance University, Bangalore, India, 2011.

“My World, My Choice! Community Engaged Learning”, OMAFRA Partnership Practices Poster Presentation: Working with Community, Industry and Government, Guelph, 2011.

Current Courses

MCS*4600 International Marketing, MCS*2600 Fundamentals of Consumer Behaviour, MCS*2000 Business Communication in a Changing World, MCS*1000 Introductory of Marketing, and MCS*3500 Market Analysis and Planning.