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Call for Nominations - Editor in Chief | Journal of Public Policy & Marketing

Matt Weingarden

The American Marketing Association is seeking nominations and applications for the editor-in-chief designate of the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing (JPPM), the AMA’s premier journal dedicated to the development, dissemination, and implementation of research and theory at the intersection of marketing and public policy. Nominations from marketing scholars throughout the world are encouraged.

The Editor-in-Chief (EIC) will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2020. The new EIC of JPPM will begin phasing in on new manuscripts beginning on or about May 1, 2020.


Qualifications and major criteria for evaluating candidates are the following:

1.    Recognized authority in the area of public policy and marketing,
2.    Evidence of outstanding service as a reviewer,
3.    Evidence of administrative ability,
4.    Evidence of commitment to further enhance the stature of the Journal,
5.    Commitment by the potential editor’s employer for resource support,
6.    Agreement to operate within AMA policies and strategic guidelines, and
7.    Willingness to make the time commitment required of an editor of a major research journal.

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Nominations, including self-nominations, should be submitted in a letter of no more than two pages by August 31, 2019 to David Stewart at with a copy to Matt Weingarden at There is no need to provide the names of potential co-editors, if any, during this initial phase of the nomination process. The letter of nomination should provide details of the qualifications of the nominee. Ideally, the willingness of a nominee to serve will be determined prior to submission of a letter of nomination.

The Selection Committee will contact all nominated EIC candidates to ascertain their interest in being considered for the position. Following a review of the credentials of the interested EIC nominees, the Committee will invite three or four EIC finalists to submit a more detailed, final round proposal.

Under current AMA policy, the selection committee consists of AMA’s Vice President for Publications (Chair), a past editor of JPPM, a representative of AMA’s Academic Council, a  representative of the Marketing and Society Special Interest Group (MASSIG), two at-large members, and a member of AMA’s professional publications staff. The members of the current selection committee are: David W. Stewart, Loyola Marymount University (Chair), Ronald Paul Hill, American University, Anders Gustafsson, BI – Norwegian Business School, Stacey Menzel Baker, Creighton University, Maureen Morrin, Temple University, Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, Rutgers University, and Matt Weingarden, AMA Staff.

Questions related to the nomination and search process should be directed to:

David W. Stewart 
AMA Vice President of Publications
President’s Professor of Marketing and Business Law 
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Conrad Hilton Business Center, Suite 319
Los Angeles, CA  90045-2659

Telephone: (310) 338-6033 E-mail:

Matt Weingarden, Vice President, Communities & Journals, leads the diverse team that supports the AMA’s network of community leaders from its three broad communities and four scholarly journals.