Pollay Prize


The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia calls for nominations for the 9th Annual Pollay Prize; Deadline 16 Jan 2014

Call for Nominations: 9th Annual Pollay Prize for Marketing in the Public Interest

Deadline Jan 16, 2014

Nominations are invited for the 9th Annual Pollay Prize sponsored by 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, Professor Lauren Block of the City University of New York, Professor Connie Pechmann of University of California Irvine, Professor Ronald Hill of Villanova University, Professor Joel Cohen of the University of Florida, Professor Madhu Viswanathan of the University of Illinois and Professor Brian Wansink of Cornell University.

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 to graduate students, and interact with faculty, students and media. All travel and related expenses will be paid by UBC.

The selection committee is chaired by Chuck Weinberg. Nominations may be made by oneself or by others. A maximum one page nomination letter plus a current CV are required. Those nominated in the previous year will be automatically considered for the award, but an updated CV is suggested. Please forward nominations to charles.weinberg@sauder.ubc.ca by January 16, 2014.

Charles B. Weinberg
Sauder School of Business
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

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