ACR News & Announcements



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2019 ACR Conference Award Winners

ACR provides annual awards for: top doctoral dissertations on topics that deal with any aspect of cross-cultural or global consumer behavior and/or the public purpose of consumer research, the Franco Nicosia Award for the Best Competitive Paper, an award for the Best Working Paper and an Early Career Award.

Passing of Dr. Gary Bamossy

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Gary Bamossy.

Welcome - ACR Communications and Membership Managers


Anne Hamby (Boise State University) and Adam Craig (University of Kentucky) have agreed to take on the role of communications manager and membership manager respectively.

Call for ACR Officer Nominations

The ACR Officer Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for three ACR Board positions. Deadline: August 19, 2019

2020 ACR FELLOW NOMINATIONS

ACR members are invited to send nominations for the 2020 Fellow in Consumer Behavior Award to the Fellows Nominating Committee. Deadline: August 19, 2019 Richard Lutz: richard.lutz@warrington.ufl.edu

ACR 2019 Conference - Atlanta, GA registration is now open

ACR 2019 Conference registration is now open: https://www.acrwebsite.org/account/acr-conference-registration.aspx

ACR EARLY CAREER AWARD – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

ACR members are invited to help identify potential candidates for the ACR Early Career Award for Contributions to Consumer Research. This award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon at ACR 2019 to be held in October in Atlanta, GA. Nomination deadline before July 15, 2019

2019 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 2018-2019 and designed for completion in 2019-2020. 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, 2019 but no later than July 17, 2019.

Funding increase for the 2019-20 Transformative Consumer Research (TCR)

Good news! Funding has increased from the previous announced $30,000 to $40,000 for the 2019-20 Transformative Consumer Research (TCR) funding cycle, due to a generous $10,000 gift from an anonymous donor. Deadline: May 30, 2019

Next JACR Editor-In-Chief Selected

Angela Y Lee unanimously selected as the next JACR editor-in-chief

2019-20 TCR Research Funding - CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Project funding for Transformative Consumer Research (TCR) now open. 2019-2020 funding cycle submission deadline May 30, 2019.

Latin America ACR 2021 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The ACR Board of Directors is open to proposals for hosting the 2021 ACR Latin America conference.
Submission deadline September 15, 2019

2019 ACR Conference - Atlanta Travel Stipend

ACR will grant 20 need-based travel stipends to PhD students with an accepted competitive paper, special session, working paper, or film to attend the October 17-20, 2019 ACR Conference in Atlanta, GA. Application deadline July 1, 2019.

2019 ACR Conference - Atlanta CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for Papers for ACR's 50th Annual Conference (Become Wise: The Golden Anniversary of ACR) being held October 17-20, 2019 in Atlanta, GA

2018 ACR Awards

ACR is delighted to announce the awards presented at the 2018 ACR conference held in Dallas, Texas, October 2018.  
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