WQS 2014 Nominations


The AMA Foundation seeks nominations for the 2014 Williams-Qualls-Spratlen Multicultural Mentoring Award of Excellence; Deadline 30 Apr 2014

Williams-Qualls-Spratlen Multicultural Mentoring Award

The AMA and the AMA Foundation (AMAF) announce the call for nominations for the 2014 Williams-Qualls-Spratlen Multicultural Mentoring Award of Excellence. This award carries on the legacy of three world class marketing scholars, educators, and mentors of people of color: Jerome Williams, Prudential Chair in Business and Research Director-The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick; William Qualls, Professor of Marketing, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Thaddeus H. Spratlen, Emeritus Professor of Marketing, at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington.

This award recognizes the value of mentorship and honors outstanding mentors in the marketing community in the molds of Williams, Qualls, and Spratlen. Individuals receiving this award will have demonstrated exceptional ability in guiding the academic and/or professional growth of his/her students and junior colleagues in marketing, particularly, students and professors who are African American, Hispanic, and Native American. Moreover, through their mentees, they will have advanced research and education on issues where racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity intersect with the discipline and practice of marketing.

Nominations are due Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

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