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2023 Marketing & Public Policy Pre-Conference

Join us in this year’s conference on “Harnessing Research to Promote Societal Equity”. Specially suited for doctoral students & early career faculty to learn, network, and receive mentoring on how to bring public policy, well-being, and impactful research together.

Hosted at the Military Women’s Memorial in Arlington, VA

8:00 AM – 4:15 PM
Thursday, June 8, 2023

Pre-conference Agenda:

  1.  Conducting research with vulnerable populations
  2.  Policy & well-being research for the greater good
  3.  Substantive & theoretical considerations for impactful policy research
  4.  Meet your JPP&M Editors
  5.  Kickstarting your public policy & marketing academic journey
  6.  Emergent issues at the intersection of marketing & public policy

To apply, click here.

Deadline for applying to the pre-conference is MARCH 31, 2023

For questions, email: MPPCworkshop2023@gmail.com

We’d like to give a special thanks to our sponsors:

  *   University of North Florida
  *   Loyola University Chicago – Quinlan School of Business
  *   AMA Marketing & Society SIG

 2023 “Mathew Joseph” Emerging Scholar Award 

AMA DocSIG invites all doctoral students who are active AMA DocSIG members to apply for the 2023 Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award. 

Deadline for applicants: Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST. 

Click here for the full announcement or navigate to it under the News tab.

The 2023 JPIM Annual Research Forum, powered by the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), seeks various types of conference submissions from scholars from all disciplines who share a common interest in new product development and innovation management research. The JPIM Research Forum is part of the PDMA conference and will offer networking opportunities with scholars, practitioners, the JPIM’s Editorial Team and the PDMA community.

A Best Doctoral Student Paper will be awarded!

Please visit their website rlee@business.fsu.edu) or Dr. Magda Hassan at Alliance Manchester Business School (magda.hassan@manchester.ac.uk) if you have any questions.

2023 Business for a Better World Dissertation (B4BW) Proposal Competition by Colorado State University, College of Business

Submission Deadline: June 2, 2023

Website with Complete Details: https://biz.colostate.edu/events/2023/june/b4bw-dissertation-proposal-competition

Competition Co-Chairs: Tiffany Trzebiatowski (tiffany.trzebiatowski@colostate.edu) and Chris Berry (chris.berry@colostate.edu)

Endorsed by Responsible Research in Business & Management (RRBM) and consistent with RRBM’s vision, the College of Business at Colorado State University is providing funding for dissertation proposals addressing business sustainability. We seek proposals from students across all business disciplines. The authors of the three proposals judged to have the greatest potential for enhancing societal well-being will each receive $6000. In addition, the winners along with leading scholars whose research is aimed at creating a better world, will be invited to participate in a virtual research workshop during which the winners will present their research.

Journal of Consumer Behavior invites submissions July 15-August 15, 2023 for a special issue entitled Marketing to Evolving Consumers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Click here for more information.

View highlights from the 2023 AMA Winter Academic Conference here.

Winter AMA 2023 DocSIG’s Financial Support Winners

This year, DocSIG had the opportunity to offer financial support to its members to help them fund their attendance to Winter AMA 2023. We received quite a few applications and we are happy to announce the winners. DocSIG reiterates its commitment to help and support our doctoral student communities as much as possible. Congratulations to the winners!

“Mathew Joseph” DocSIG Mentorship Award Winner

Congratulations to Dr. Maura L. Scott (FSU) on winning the 2023 “Matthew Joseph” DocSIG Mentorship Award. The award will be presented at the 2023 Winter AMA Academic Conference during the DocSIG Mentor’s breakfast session. We want to thank the DocSIG community for the numerous nominations and Dr. Matthew Joseph for sponsoring the 2023 award.

Recruiting Writers for JMR Scholarly Insights

We are currently recruiting participants for our upcoming September issue which covers five recent JMR articles and we are looking to fill slots by Friday, September 30th, 2022. Interested students can sign up for one of the September articles. You can either sign up solo and another person will sign up to become your partner OR if you have a colleague with whom you would like to work, feel free to recruit them to work with you. 

Please visit our DocSIG Features page here for more information.

If you are interested in participating in this opportunity, please reach out to Brandon Holle (hollebr1@broad.msu.edu) and Narek Grigorian (Narek.Grigorian@bayes.city.ac.uk), our current DocSIG officers of JMR Scholarly Insights, who are always at hand for any help or clarification that you might need!

The results for the 2022 Who Went Where survey are out!

For more details, click here. For the full report, click 2022 WWW Final Report.

For the last 18 years, the American Marketing Association’s Doctoral Special Interest Group (AMA DocSIG) has surveyed students who are in the job seeking stage of their doctoral programs. Based on their responses, we compile a report that describes the current job market. Reports from 2003 through 2021 can be downloaded from the AMA DocSIG website (docsig.org).

2022 Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award Winner

Dr. Mathew Joseph honors one doctoral student each year who displays exemplary scholarship and a bright future in the academic discipline.

On behalf of DocSIG, I want to thank those who applied and continue to participate and support this wonderful doctoral community. We had many candidates, all more than worthy of this prestigious award.

We had a select panel of three top scholars in the marketing field view the entries. Two rounds of assessment was performed based on candidate publication records, novelty and relevance of research.

A final decision after a thorough assessment and detailed evaluation of all nominees was recently made. AMA DocSIG is pleased to announce that Lan Anh Nu Ton from the University of Georgia has been awarded the 2022 Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award!

Congratulations Lan Anh Nu Ton!

Please stay tuned to the DocSIG website, Facebook, and LinkedIn for details on how to apply for the Mathew Joseph Emerging Scholar Award in 2023.

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.

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!

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.

And don’t forget to check out our social media accounts!

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!