Mariniki (Niki) Vlastara

George Mason University Costello College of Business Faculty Mariniki Vlastara
Titles and Organizations

Assistant Professor, Marketing
Additional Roles:
Associate Director, Center for Retail Transformation

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 993-2141
Office Location: 9900 Main Street 223 and Enterprise Hall 175
Office Hours: By appointment


Mariniki Vlastara is a Term Assistant Professor of Marketing at George Mason University. She holds a PhD in Marketing from Royal Holloway University of London and MBA from University of Miami. Her research interests focus on consumer behavior, consumer ethics and sustainable development. Before entering academia, she held different executive positions in Marketing and Revenue Planning in the leisure industry. She subsequently served as a consultant in business development for start up ventures developing their marketing strategy and communications plans.


  • PhD - Marketing, University of London
  • MBA - Marketing, University of Miami