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Who Went Where (WWW) – Results



The results for the 2019 WWW survey are out! Find more details in the 2019 WWW Final Report.

For the last 15 years, the AMA DocSIG has surveyed students who are in the job-seeking stage of their doctoral programs. This year we encouraged all candidates who were on the job market regardless of the current status of their job search process to participate in this survey. Based on their responses, we compile a report that describes the current job market. Reports from 2003 through 2018 can be downloaded from the AMA DocSIG website (docsig.org). Survey participation is solicited via repeated recruitment announcements to the ACR, AMA DocSIG, ELMAR  listservs, and doctoral program coordinators. Schools not contacted should send the name and email address of their marketing department doctoral program coordinator to Christina Kuchmaner, cperry6@kent.edu. This survey was designed and administered by Christina Kuchmaner and Iman Raoofpanah from Kent State University. We would also like to thank our volunteer review team for their feedback and suggestions as we continue to improve the WWW survey and report.

The Who Went Where report is a highly anticipated document that AMA DocSIG is proud to present. To check out previous reports, please see below.

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003



AMA DocSIG Mentorship Award

AMA DocSIG is very proud to announce the establishment of the AMA DocSIG Mentorship Award. This Award recognizes a faculty mentor that has consistently demonstrated support to marketing doctoral students and the AMA DocSIG mission.

The recipient of the Inaugural 2019 AMA DocSIG Mentorship Award is Dr. Mathew Joseph. Dr. Joseph was recognized at the 2019 Summer AMA DocSIG Special Session.

Dr. Mathew Joseph is the Emil Jurica Distinguished Professor of Marketing at St. Mary’s University. He has published over one hundred journal articles and refereed conference papers, and serves on the Editorial Board of several leading journals. His current research interests include customer satisfaction with digital media, decision-making process in complex organizations, and social media and brand identity. He is the Past President for the Society for Marketing Advances and is currently the Vice President for the AMA’s Marketing for Higher Education SIG.

Dr. Joseph is an avid supporter of doctoral education and a frequent contributor to the AMA’s Doctoral Consortium. Dr. Joseph sponsors the AMA DocSIG Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award, which annually recognizes an outstanding Marketing doctoral student. Since he started sponsoring this award in 2014, eight students (six winners and two finalists) have received this recognition. Additionally, through his leadership role at AMA’s Higher Ed SIG, he continues to support AMA DocSIG’s mission by sponsoring a dinner at every Summer AMA, something that he has been doing for over 10 years now.

Thank you Dr. Mathew Joseph. We are eternally grateful for your positive influence, your support, and your desire to recognize doctoral student achievement.

2019 Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award – Announcement

Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award Winner 2019

AMA DocSIG is pleased to announce that Unnati Narang, from the Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2019 Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award!

Unnati Narang

Dr. Mathew Joseph honors a doctoral student who has displayed exemplary holistic scholarship and exhibits a bright future in the academic discipline. It is a large honor for the selected doctoral student. The faculty judges look for a top emerging PhD student who holistically has the influence and abilities to become a great scholar in marketing. This year, however, due to the number of amazing applicants, we are also awarding one finalist. Jillian Hmurovic, from the University of Pittsburg, has been awarded as the finalist for the Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award!

Jillian Hmurovic

Marketing scholar judges evaluated all of the candidate submissions. The awards will be presented at the Summer Educators’ Conference in Chicago this August.

Please stay tuned to the DocSIG website, Facebook, and Twitter for details on how to apply for the Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award in 2020. Congratulations to the winner and finalist!

Also, look forward to the great events coming to Summer AMA in a few short months! Check your email in coming weeks!

Regards,

Verónica Martín Ruiz
Iowa State University
Chair of DocSIG

DocSIG Events @ 2019 Summer AMA Conference

AMA DocSIG Welcomes You to the Upcoming 2019 Summer AMA Conference!

Dear AMA DocSIG Members,

AMA DocSIG hopes that you are having a fantastic summer! The Summer AMA Conference is just a month away, and this year AMA DocSIG will host or co-sponsor SIX (6) events that you should not miss! Each event will provide you with unique opportunities to network with faculty and fellow AMA DocSIG members. You will also have the opportunity to get feedback on projects, learn new research ideas, and obtain valuable information about job market campus visits!

Event 1: Meet the Editors at The PhD Project MDSA Conference

Friday August 9th, 2019 – 10:30am – 12:30pm. Location: InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. 505 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611.

Our friends from The PhD Project have invited us to join their special “Meet the Editors” session. PhD students rely heavily on building strong and positive relationships both internally (classmates, advisers, etc.) and externally (industry leaders, sources of data, faculty at other institutions, etc.). This session will feature many prominent faculty members who have successfully built these relationships. In addition, the editors from all of the top marketing journals will be present: Christine Moorman (JM), John Hulland (JAMS), Rajdeep Grewal (JMR), Angela Lee (JACR), Jerome Williams (JPPM), and Linda Price (JCR). Seating is unlimited and attendance is encouraged.

If you have any questions about this event or cannot find us, please contact Verónica Martín Ruiz, at vmruiz@iastate.edu.

Event 2: AMA DocSIG Who Went Where (WWW) Survey Presentation at The PhD Project MDSA Conference and Lunch

Friday August 9th, 2019 – 12:30pm – 2:00 pm. Location: InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. 505 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611.

Please join us for our annual Who Went Where Survey presentation and Lunch sponsored by our friends at The PhD Project. In addition to faculty and students, the editors from all of the top marketing journals (see Event 1) will join the lunch.

Please note: AMA DocSIG members who are also PhD Project members do NOT need to register for this event, only AMA DocSIG members who are NOT part of The PhD Project need to register. The first 25 students to register will secure a spot, so please reserve your free ticket ASAP. Tickets can be reserved at https://tinyurl.com/yy8vjup7. The spots tend to fill up quickly! Have the ticket available on your phone in case we ask for it at the event. If you cannot come, please cancel ASAP so that another person can benefit from this event.

If you have any questions about this event or cannot find us, please contact Verónica Martín Ruiz, at vmruiz@iastate.edu.

Event 3: AMA DocSIG Pay-Your-Own-Way Dinner

Friday, Friday August 9th, 2019 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm. Location: Doc B’s Restaurant + Bar (River North). Address: 55 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.

Come network with fellow doctoral students at Doc B’s Restaurant + Bar (River North) on Friday night. Although you have to pay for your own food and beverages, this is a great opportunity to meet other students who are going through the same process as you are. This is the perfect time to ask questions from senior students, share stories, meet some great people, and have fun!

Please note: Seating is very limited, so this event is for the first 15 people who sign up! Please sign up early at https://tinyurl.com/y352jhbw. We will meet in the lobby of the conference hotel at 7:15 pm and walk over to the restaurant together. Have the ticket available on your phone, in case we ask for it at the event. If you cannot come, please cancel ASAP so that another person can benefit from this event.

If you have any questions about this event or cannot find us in the lobby, please email Ashley Thomas (AMA DocSIG Vice Chair of Special Projects and Partnerships) at athomas@bus.olemiss.edu.

Event 4: AMA DocSIG Special Session: How to Prepare for Campus Visits & Contract Negotiations, Mathew Joseph Award, and AMA DocSIG Mentorship Award

Saturday, August 10th, 2019 – 4:00pm to 5:15pm. Location: TBD.

As your AMA doctoral student representatives, we strive to provide you with opportunities to learn and network in every AMA event. For this Summer Conference, we have prepared a Special Session on How to Prepare for Campus Visits and Contract Negotiations. Whether you are attending the Summer AMA Job Market this summer or in the future, we strongly encourage you to attend this session on how to prepare for your campus visits and negotiations. You will get invaluable insights from our presenters. Bring your questions to the session or submit them ahead of time via Google forms at https://tinyurl.com/yylallon(confidentiality is assured). In addition, the 2019 Mathew Joseph Award will be presented to the winner, Unnati Narang, from the Texas A&M University, and the finalist, Jillian Hmurovic, from the University of Pittsburg. Furthermore, for the first time in DocSIG history, we are awarding the AMA DocSIG Mentorship Award. The 2019 AMA DocSIG Mentorship Award will be presented to Dr. Mathew Joseph, Emil C.E. Jurica Distinguished Professor of Marketing at St. Mary’s University.

If you have any questions about this event or cannot find us, please contact Verónica Martín Ruiz, at vmruiz@iastate.edu or Jennifer Locander (AMA DocSIG Chair-Elect) at jlocander@bus.olemiss.edu.

Event 5: AMA SIG Reception: Joint reception – Consumer Behavior (CB) SIG and Doctoral Student SIG (DocSIG)

Saturday, August 10th, 2019 – 5:30pm to 6:45pm. Location: TBD.

Come to network with professors and fellow students after presentations are finished for the day! Drinks and light appetizers will be served. This event is FREE and does not require registration. AMA DocSIG is partnering with the Consumer Behavior SIG for this reception.

If you have any questions about this event or cannot find us in the lobby, please contact Ashley Thomas (AMA DocSIG Vice Chair of Special Projects and Partnerships) at athomas@bus.olemiss.edu.

Event 6: AMA Higher Education SIG and AMA DocSIG Dinner: Sponsored by AMA Higher Education SIG

Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at 6:30pm. Location: Star of Siam, 11 E. Illinois St #1, Chicago, IL 60611.

Our AMA Higher Ed SIG has cordially invited us to join them for dinner on Saturday night after the SIG Reception. During the dinner, AMA Higher Ed SIG will also be awarding the Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. V Kumar. This event is FREE but does require registration.

Please note: Seating is limited. The first 35 students to register will secure a spot, so please reserve your FREE ticket at https://tinyurl.com/y36tr9hu and do so ASAP! Spots tend to fill up quickly! Have the ticket available on your phone, in case we ask for it at the event. If you cannot come please do cancel ASAP so that another person can benefit from this event.

If you have any questions about this event or cannot find us, please contact Jennifer Locander (AMA DocSIG Chair-Elect) at jlocander@bus.olemiss.edu or Verónica Martín Ruiz, at vmruiz@iastate.edu.

You do not have to be an AMA DocSIG member to join in on the fun, but if you want to join for free, you can fill out our form online (https://tinyurl.com/AMA-DocSIG) or you can send us a message on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/AMADocSIG). For any questions or comments, you can contact those listed above or contact us via social media.

We look forward to seeing you at these upcoming AMA DocSIG events at the 2019 Summer AMA Conference. Please feel free to talk to any of the team members of AMA DocSIG!!

Sincerely,

Your AMA DocSIG Team

Verónica Martín Ruiz (Chair)

Jennifer Locander (Chair-Elect)

Ashley Thomas (Vice-Chair of Special Projects and Partnerships)

Tiffany Vu (Vice-Chair of Communications)

Orhan Bahadır Doğan (Vice-Chair of Online Engagement)

Divya Ramachandran (Assistant Vice-Chair of Online Engagement)

Farnoush Rehadi (Vice-Chair of Membership Insights)

Sash Vaid (Vice-Chair of Research – Productivity)

Phil Wiseman (Assistant Vice-Chair of Research – Productivity)

Christina Kuchmaner (Vice-Chair of Research – WWW)

Iman Raoofpahan (Assistant Vice-Chair of Research – WWW)

Raika Sadeghein (Vice-Chair of Best Practices)

Ashley Goreczny (Immediate Past Chair)

DocSIG Events @ 2019 AMA Winter Conference

Dear AMA DocSIG members,

It is almost that time of the year again for Winter AMA! We hope to see you in a few short weeks in Austin! This year, AMA DocSIG will host or co-sponsor FIVE (5) events! Each event will provide you with unique opportunities to network with faculty and fellow AMA DocSIG members. You will also have the opportunity to get feedback on projects, learn new research ideas, and obtain inside information about getting your first job!

 

Event 1: AMA DocSIG Dinner: Pay your own way 

Friday, February 22nd, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm (Location: Pelons Tex Mex, 802 Red River St., Austin TX)

Come network with fellow doctoral students at Pelons Tex Mex on Friday night. Though you have to pay for your own food and beverages, this is a great opportunity to meet other students who are going through the same process as you are. This is the perfect time to ask questions from senior students, share stories, and meet some great people.

You do not have to be an AMA DocSIG member to join in on the fun, but if you want to join for free, you can fill out our form online or you can send us a message on Facebook.

Please note: This event is for the first 20 people who sign up! SIGN UP HERE EARLY! We will meet in the lobby of the conference hotel at 6:30 pm and walk over to the restaurant together. Have the ticket available on your phone, in case we ask for it at the event.

 

Event 2: AMA DocSIG Special Session: Mentor Networking Breakfast

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:00 am (Room: TBA)

Please join us for our annual classic Winter AMA Mentor Networking Breakfast!

At this event, there will be more than 20 faculty members from around the world who you can network with and receive advice about research, job market preparation, and life as a professor. This breakfast is an invaluable way to network with faculty in a relaxed atmosphere. Faculty mentors are from all research areas and are at various stages of their career. This event is free and, yes, breakfast will be served!

Please note: The first 40 students to register will secure a spot, so please reserve your FREE ticket here and do so ASAP! The spots will fill up quickly! Have the ticket available on your phone, in case we ask for it at the event.

Remember that you do not have to be an AMA DocSIG member to join in on the fun, but if you want to join for free, you can fill out our form online or you can send us a message on Facebook.

 

Event 3: Reception: Joint reception – Selling and Sales Management SIG and Doctoral Student SIG (DocSIG)

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 5:00 – 6:00 pm (Room: TBA)

Come to network with professors and fellow students after presentations are complete for the day! Drinks and light appetizers will be served. This event is FREE and does not require registration. AMA DocSIG is partnering with the Selling and Sales Management SIG for this reception.

 

Event 4: AMA DocSIG and Selling and Sales Management SIG Dinner: After Reception Dinner

Saturday, February 23, 2019 starting at 8 pm (Location: Pete’s Dueling Piano, 421 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)

Continue to mingle and network with professors and fellow students in a relaxed atmosphere. This event is FREE and a full dinner will be served. AMA DocSIG is partnering with the Selling and Sales Management SIG, but you do not have to specialize in Sales Marketing to attend.

Please note: This event is only for the first 15 people who sign up! SIGN UP HERE EARLY! We will meet in the lobby of the conference hotel at 7:30 pm and walk over to the piano bar together. Have the ticket available on your phone, in case we ask for it at the event.

 

Event 5: AMA DocSIG Special Session: How to Prepare for Summer AMA Interview Sessions

Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 8:00 – 9:15 am (Room: TBA)

As your AMA doctoral student representatives, we strive to provide you with opportunities to learn and network in every AMA event. That is why we have prepared a very special session for this 2019 Winter AMA Conference… and some may say that we saved the best for last!!! Whether you are preparing to attend the Summer AMA Job Market this 2019 or in the future, we strongly encourage you to attend this session on how to prepare for your interviews; you will get invaluable insights from professors with different levels of experience. We have recruited a panel, comprised of recently hired assistant professors and senior faculty who have interviewed candidates in recent years. Bring your questions to the session or send them to us in advance. Confidentiality is assured.

Some of the questions and topics we anticipate addressing in our session include:

1) What should a student take to the interview?

2) What is the format of a typical interview?

3) How long do interviews typically last?

4) From a faculty perspective, what are some of the major do’s and don’ts?

However, this session is designed for you and with you in mind, so we will allow the fluidity of the questions from the audience to guide the session.

We hope to see you at these upcoming AMA DocSIG events at the 2019 Winter AMA Conference!

 

Sincerely,

Verónica Martín Ruiz

Chair – AMA DocSIG

Ph.D. Candidate

Ivy College of Business

Iowa State University

2019 Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award – Request for Nominations

Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award

Deadline for applicants:  Monday, April 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST

The American Marketing Association’s Doctoral Student Special Interest Group (DocSIG) welcomes applications for the Matthew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award. This award honors a doctoral student scholar who displays exemplary scholarship and a bright future in the marketing discipline. Nominees (self-nominees welcomed) must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a doctoral student or candidate in marketing in good standing at an AACSB university.
  • Demonstrated research productivity (e.g., presented a conference paper, published a peer-reviewed paper). Doing so at an AMA conference or journal is plus.
  • Be a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA) at the time of application.

Applications must be in one .pdf document including:

  1. Cover letter as to why the nominee would be an ideal recipient of the emerging scholar award, including a statement regarding his/her personal research stream.
  2. Current curriculum vitae (including a record of publications).
  3. (Self-nominees only): One signed recommendation letter from your dissertation chair or a tenured faculty to attest to the nominee’s research impact and contribution to scholarship.

All applications will be evaluated by a panel of three (3) marketing scholar judges and must be received by the due date and time listed above. To apply, please email one .pdf document to vmruiz@iastate.edu.

Please contact Verónica Martín Ruiz (vmruiz@iastate.edu), your AMA DocSIG Chair, with any questions.

The winner will receive a plaque, an award of $250, and free registration to the 2019 AMA Summer Educators’ Conference. The winner will be notified by mid-June and should be present at the conference in order to receive the award.

About Dr. Mathew Joseph

Dr. Mathew Joseph is the Emil C. E. Jurica Distinguished Professor of Marketing at St. Mary’s University. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Southeast Missouri State University and a doctoral degree from the University of Waikato in New Zealand.

He is the author of a number of articles in the areas of cross-cultural marketing, service quality, marketing strategy, health care marketing, electronic marketing, service technology, international advertising and promotion, marketing to Asia and Latin American and marketing education.

Dr. Joseph has been a long-time supporter and benefactor of DocSIG, its mission, and its ability to help future scholars and educators. DocSIG is grateful for his positive influence and his desire to recognize doctoral student achievement.

Thank You for a Successful 2018 Winter AMA!

The 2018 Winter AMA conference DocSIG events were a success! Thank you to everyone that was able to attend!

A special thanks to the professors that attended and networked with the students! To name a few: Mark Houston, TCU; V. Kumar, GSU; Jag Sheth, Emory; BIll Locander, Loyola; Kersi Antia, Western University; Hui Feng, Iowa State; Jeff Inman, University of Pittsburgh; Aditya Gupta, Iowa State; Maura Scott, Florida State; Ju-Yeon Lee, Iowa State; Sterling Bone, Utah State and so many more. It is thanks to the generosity of your time that make our events a success!

Also, thank you to the Teaching and Learning SIG for teaming up with DocSIG for the Saturday evening reception. We had a great group of students attend from all over the world!

We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 Summer AMA in Boston!

Chair – Ashley Goreczny

Chair-Elect – Verónica Martín Ruiz