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Darla Moore School of Business


Alice Leri

Title: Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: Department of International Business
Darla Moore School of Business
Phone: 803-777-0604
Office: Darla Moore School of Business, Room 464
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Alice Leri


Alice Leri serves as associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion and is a clinical assistant professor of international business in the Sonoco International Business Department in the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business. She received her Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from Tilburg University in 2014. Her research focuses on modest fashion and its role in American society. Leri's academic interests include Islam in the United States, Islamic marketing and Islamic consumption practices.

Leri was born in Italy and lived in Turkey and Germany before moving to the United States.

Research Interests

Halal marketing; Halal consumption practices; business and religion; cultural studies; Turkish American studies

Research Publications

Leri, A. (2014). Who is Turkish American?: Investigating contemporary discourses on Turkish Americanness


  • Ph.D., Center for Culture Studies, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, 2014
  • M.A., Languages, History and Cultures of the Mediterranean and of the Islamic Countries, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale", Italy, 2008
  • B.A., Intercultural Studies, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy, 2005