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HigherEd SIG Doctoral Student Grants

The Marketing for Higher Education Special Interest Group (Higher Ed SIG) is pleased to announce doctoral student grant opportunities in 2022!

The SIG will offer ten (10) grants that include: (1) one-year American Marketing Association (AMA) membership and (2) one early bird registration for the AMA Summer Educators’ Conference 2020. Additional grants may be offered subject to budget approval.

Applicants must be:

  • a current doctoral student enrolled in an AACSB accredited PhD program in marketing or business administration-marketing, and
  • able to provide proof of acceptance of a poster or competitive paper for presentation at the AMA Summer Educators’ Conference 2022.
  • a current member of Higher Ed SIG. If not a current member, must join the SIG before the end of June to receive the grant. (SIG membership is free for AMA members).

Applications must be in one pdf document including:

  1. Cover letter as to why the applicant would be an ideal recipient of the grant.
  2. Current curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and conference presentations.
  3. Proof of acceptance of the poster/competitive paper.

All applications will be evaluated by the Higher Ed SIG Executive Board and must be received by Friday, June 3, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST. To apply, please email one PDF to sig.highered@gmail.com.

Please contact Mathew Joseph (mjoseph4@stmarytx.edu) with any questions.

Winners will be notified by late June.

10th AIM-AMA-Sheth Doctoral Consortium

The 10th AIM-AMA-Sheth Foundation #DoctoralConsortium hosted by #JAGSoM is being Co-Chaired by Prof. A (“Parsu”) Parasuraman, Pro-Chancellor, Vijaybhoomi University, India & Emeritus Professor, James W. McLamore Chair Emeritus, University of Miami, USA and Dr. Atish Chattopadhyay, Professor of Marketing and Director, JAGSoM, India & Vice-Chancellor, Vijaybhoomi University, India.

The Organizing Committee consists of Prof. Denish Shah, Barbara and Elmer Sunday Associate Professor of Marketing, Director of the Social Media Intelligence Lab and Director of the Marketing (CMO) RoundTable, Georgia State University, and Prof. Sivagnanasundaram M, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Marketing, JAGSoM.

This year’s Doctoral Consortium will feature more than 70 Leading Marketing Faculty from across the globe and will take place online on the Zoom platform from the 18th to the 23rd of June 2022.

The Agenda of the Consortium includes 5 Masterclasses, 6 Panel sessions, and 6 Parallel track sessions. The Consortium also features 3 ‘Meet the Editor’ sessions where participants can meet journal editors from prestigious journals. We will also be having 3 Global Cafes sessions which provide a platform for Doctoral Students to present their research and seek feedback, and 3 Global Lounge sessions which facilitate networking for participants across countries.

Registrations for the 2022 Doctoral Consortium are now Open! 

Doctoral Scholars (apart from those in their 1st year) and Young faculty members from the Marketing Area may apply to attend the event through this link: https://forms.gle/jcxgqCCMuboXBovr5

For more details, please refer to the Doctoral Consortium Microsite: https://www.jagsom.com/dc2022/

Click the below link to find out more information…


Sparring with your Research Question Before You Go Into the Ring: A Key Milestone in the Journey from Research to Publication

Presentation for the DocSig AMA Academic Winter Meetings 2022, Las Vegas by Dr. Linda L. Price. Click here to read more.

AMA Winter Conference: Celebrating Our Doctoral Students

Brandon Holle presented:

Rejuventating Brands: The Role of Brand Consistency in Box Office Performance. Brandon Holle, Ahmet Kirca, Jamal Shamsie, Suman Basuroy, and Daniel Chaffin

Louis Zmich presented:

What Do Facial Products Have To Do With A Waterfall? The Role of Remoteness, Social Comparison, and Envy in Sponsored Social Media Content Effectiveness.

#SocialMediaWellness: Exploring a Research Agenda for Healthy Social Media Consumption.* Breanne Mertz, Kelley Cours Anderson, Ashley Hass, Timothy Kaskela, and Louis J Zmich

*Best Paper in the Marketing of HigherEd SIG Future Trends in Consumer Behavior Special Session

Hao Wang:

Received the 2022 American Marketing Association (AMA) Sales SIG Docotral Dissertation Proposal Award.

Florian Gasser:

The Role of Social Media Influencers in Tourism Marketing Research: A Derivation of a Processual-Model of Influencing, Influencer Characteristics, and Research Operationalizations

Victor Chernetsky:

Drivers of Firm Customer Centricity: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Role of National Culture. Ahmet H. Kirca. Global & International Marketing track

Conflict Management at the Marketing-Sales Interface. Douglas E. Hughes and Doug Walker. Sales Management and Personal Selling track

Top 10 Journals in Marketing: Beyond the Financial Times Big 6 

Beyond theses six journals (i.e., JCR, JCP, JM, JMR, JAMS, & MS), what do you think are the next top 10 journals for young scholars to target their research?  This question was answered by 104 expert reviewers in the field of marketing. Click here to find out who made the list!

AMA DocSIG invites all doctoral students to apply for the 2022 Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award.

Deadline for applicants: Friday, April 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST. For more information click here.

Building a Strong Publication Record

What does it take to build a strong publication record over the years? The top-ranking scholars talk about their productivity and consistent presence in the Most Published lists. Read their insights here.

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AMA DocSIG is the American Marketing Association’s special interest group for marketing doctoral students.

We provide opportunities in which marketing PhD students develop professional skills in the areas of research, writing, teaching, presenting, reviewing, and other areas that aid in job placement and career development.

Check back soon for updates!