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Brian Wansink

Brian Wansink is Professor and Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. Prior to this 2007 to 2009 he was the Presidentially-appointed USDA Executive Director in charge of the US Dietary Guidelines. He was the ABC World News Person of the Week in 2008. His research on increasing and accelerating the consumer adoption of soy has been the focus of many articles and of the 2005 book, Marketing Nutrition: Soy, Functional Foods, Biotechnology, and Obesity, and he is owner of the trademark, "Illinois Soy." He is also author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, which has been published in 18 languages since 2007.

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2016 ACR/Sheth Foundation Dissertation Grants for Topics in Cross-Cultural and Public Purpose Consumer Research

The purpose of these grants is to support the data collection efforts of new dissertations or those in the preliminary stages of development;awards are designed for dissertation projects initiated in academic year 2015-2016 and designed for completion in 2016-2017. This year the Sheth Foundation has kindly supported this initiative with a matching grant of $10,000, which will be used to fund between two and four doctoral research grants.
Ph.D. candidates at the post-comprehensive exam, dissertation stage should submit proposals after June 17, 2016 but no later than July 25, 2016.

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June 15, 2016 / more »

2017 TRANSFORMATIVE CONSUMER RESEARCH Call for TCR “Track” Proposals Cornell University, USA June 18 - June 20, 2017

The track co-chairs will be responsible for (a) defining a specific theme or project that the
track’s group members will discuss at the conference, (b) helping to select group
members for the track, (c) presenting a summary of the track members’ ideas at the end
of the conference, and (d) organizing the pre- and post-conference activities. Please
carefully read this call because we continue to refine the conference model.
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June 13, 2016 / more »

2016-1 ACR Conference/Workshop Grant

ACR is pleased to announce the 2016-1 Conference/Workshop Call for Proposals.  Please carefully review grant instructions and complete the grant form.
2016-1 ACR Conference/Workshop Grant Instructions
2016-1 ACR Conference/Workshop Grant Form
DEADLINE:  Wednesday, June 15, 2016

May 15, 2016 / more »

ACR LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE - Call for Papers

Call for Papers - From Magical Realism to Realizing Magic in the Market Place - July 5 - 8, 2017 - Santiago de Cali, Colombia
Hosted by Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali March 2, 2016 / more »

The Journal of the Association for Consumer Research is now online

Issue 1 of The Journal of the Association for Consumer Research is now online for ACR members.  
Please click here for JACR access 
February 16, 2016 / more »

JCR Authors in the News

JCR (Journal of Consumer Research) authors who have been in the news lately. Many of these authors are ACR members. February 19, 2014 / more »