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Call for Nominations - Editor in Chief | Journal of Marketing

Matt Weingarden

The American Marketing Association is seeking nominations and applications for the editor in chief designate of Journal of Marketing (JM), the AMA’s premier journal dedicated to the development and dissemination of knowledge about real-world marketing questions useful to scholars, educators, managers, policy makers, consumers, and other societal stakeholders. Nominations from marketing scholars throughout the world are encouraged.

The Editor in Chief (EIC) will serve a three-year term resulting in the publication of the 2023-2025 calendar year volumes of the journal. The EIC designate will begin phasing in on new manuscripts beginning on or about February 15, 2022. The EIC works with a team of editors and associate editors along with a diverse editorial review board.


Qualifications and major criteria for evaluating candidates are the following:
1. Recognized authority in the area of marketing
2. Evidence of outstanding reviewing service at the Journal of Marketing and/or similar leading journal
3. Evidence of administrative ability
4. Evidence of commitment to the values of the American Marketing Association
5. Evidence of commitment to further enhance the stature of the Journal of Marketing
6. Willingness to make the time commitment
7. Commitment by the potential EIC’s employer for resource support
8. Agreement to operate within AMA policies and strategic guidelines
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Nominations, including self-nominations, should be submitted in a letter of no more than two pages by June 30, 2021 to Ron Hill at with a copy to Matt Weingarden at There is no need to provide the names of potential co-editors/associate editors 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 JM, a representative of AMA’s Academic Council, three at-large members, and a member of AMA’s professional publications staff.

Questions related to the nomination and search process should be directed to:
Matt Weingarden
AMA Vice President, Communities & Journals

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.