Ron Hill Wins Pollay
Ronald Paul Hill is the 2010 recipient of the Richard Pollay Prize for Intellectual Excellence in the Study of Marketing in the Public Interest, awarded by the Sauder School at British Columbia
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Dr. Ronald Paul Hill is the 2010 Recipient of the Richard Pollay Prize Awarded by the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia
The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia is pleased to announce that Dr. Ronald Paul Hill, Senior Associate Dean of Intellectual Strategy at the Villanova School of Business has been selected as this year’s winner of the Pollay Prize. The prize is awarded for Intellectual Excellence in the Study of Marketing in the Public Interest.
Dr. Ronald Hill is a highly prolific and influential researcher, having written over 125 articles, review papers, and books. Dr. Hill is the author of Pearls along the Path: Lessons for Living a Life with Passion and Surviving in a Material World: The Lived Experience of People in Poverty. He was selected by the United Nations to speak on behalf of disadvantaged consumers at universities and corporations around the world. He is the Richard J. and Barbara Naclerio Chairholder at the Villanova School of Business in Pennsylvania, a former founding dean of the College of Business at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and Bank of America Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility; and founding dean of the Pamplin School of Business Administration at the University of Portland, and the Rev. John B. Delaunay, C.S.C Professor of Social Responsibility. Additional faculty appointments include Cornell University, George Washington University and American University. Dr. Hill will present a paper at UBC on April 30, 2010, entitled “Challenging Our Views of Consumption: We Know Too Much About Those Who Have Too Much & Too Little About Those Who Have Too Little”.
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. Previous winners of this prize are Professor Marvin Goldberg of Pennsylvania State University (2006), Professor Alan Andreasen of Georgetown University (2007), Professor Lauren Block of Baruch (2008) and Professor Connie Pechmann of University of California (2009).