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The Happy PhD

Are you a happy PhD student? What about your colleagues? A recent survey conducted by Cait Lamberton​ and Mike Norton examines levels of happiness (and, of course, exhaustion) among PhD students. Also included is valuable perspectives on publishing​ and research integrity. 


About the American Marketing Association Academic Resource Center (ARC)

The ARC’s mission is to serve as a platform encouraging the expansion and dissemination of marketing knowledge and insight around the world. We support the development and utilization of marketing tools to assist marketing educators, authors, and aspiring scholars in the pursuit of excellence and advancement in marketing scholarship.


We invite you to browse and bookmark the ARC homepage to keep updates on trends and news from the marketing and research academy. Learn about the many thought leaders who provide a vital service to the AMA and to the field. Get to know the AMA Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Participate in the conversation and view the latest tables of contents and calls for papers posted on ELMAR.


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