Richard Pollay Prize


The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia calls for nominations for the Pollay Prize for Marketing in the Public Interest; Deadline 30 Nov 2008

Nominations are invited for the fourth annual Richard Pollay Prize from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. The prize is awarded for Intellectual Excellence in the Study of Marketing in the Public Interest.
The prize is named for Rick Pollay in recognition of his many and varied contributions as a scholar, teacher, and advocate in the area of Marketing, Advertising and the Public Interest. The prize was established in 2006 to recognize career accomplishments as well as promising emergent careers. In keeping with the broad scope of the area, nominations are open to individuals from a broad range of backgrounds. Criteria for selection include intellectual excellence as demonstrated by published work, contribution to the field, and a passion for mentoring and communication.
Previous winners of the prize include Professor Marvin Goldberg of Pennsylvania State University, Professor Alan Andreasen of Georgetown University, and Professor Lauren Block of the City University of New York.
The recipient will receive an honorarium of $5000 (CAD) and spend two days on the beautiful UBC campus in Vancouver to present a seminar, teach a master class for graduate students, and interact with faculty and students. All travel and related expenses will be paid by UBC.
Nominations may be made by oneself or by others. A maximum one page nomination letter plus a current CV are required. The selection committee is co-chaired by Tim Silk and Chuck Weinberg. Please forward nominations to by November 30, 2008.