2021 Call for Society for Consumer Psychology Officer Nominations

October 4, 2020

The Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) Board of Directors is excited to seek nominations for two SCP Board positions starting in March 2021:
 

  1. President. Nominations are invited for a leader who will serve a three-year term as President-Elect (2021-22), President (2022-23), and Past President (2023-24). The President is the principal executive officer of SCP. Subject to the direction and control of the Board of Directors, the President is in charge of the business and affairs of SCP and presides at all meetings of the membership and of the Board of Directors.
     

  2. Secretary-Treasurer. Nominations are also invited for Secretary-Treasurer who will serve a two-year term starting March 1, 2020. Under the authority of the Board of Directors, the Secretary-Treasurer is responsible for overseeing officers, such as the Executive Officer, serves as the investment liaison working in concert with the Executive Officer, serves as the parliamentarian, and performs other duties as may be assigned by the President or by the Board of Directors.

Nominations should include:

 

  • the name of the individual,

  • their place of employment,

  • the position they are being nominated for,

  • a brief description of why you think the nominee would be a candidate for the position, and

  • a recent CV of the nominee.


Self-nominations are welcome. Needless to say, the Board of Directors prefers that candidates nominated are current members of and have a history of engagement with SCP.

The SCP Board, which also serves as the Elections Committee, comprises Patti Williams (President), Meg Meloy (Past President), Geeta Menon (President-Elect), Aaron Brough (Secretary-Treasurer), and Eric Yorkston (Executive Officer).

Please email your nominations to the Elections Committee Chair, Geeta Menon, and cc to scp@tcu.edu by end-of-day Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Following the nominations process, elections will be opened to the SCP membership, and new office-holders will be announced at the annual SCP conference to be held March 4-6, 2021.

New Editors - Consumer Psychology Review

October 31, 2019

The Publications Committee of the Society for Consumer Psychology is delighted to announce the selection of the next editors of Consumer Psychology Review. Derek Rucker (Northwestern University) and Zakary Torma/a (Stanford University) will serve as Co-Editors. They will begin their three-year term on January 1, 2020.

Derek Rucker (Co-Editor) is the Sandy & Morton Goldman Professorship of Entrepreneurial Studies in Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. His primary research focuses broadly on the topics of social hierarchy, compensatory consumption, persuasion, and consumer behavior. His work has appeared in leading journals that span psychology and marketing such as the Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Journal of Consumer Research, and the Journal of Marketing Research. Derek is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Consumer Psychology and past Associate Editor for the Journal of Consumer Research.

Zakary Tormala (Co-Editor) is the Laurence W. Lane Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. His research focuses primarily on the topics of attitudes, persuasion, social influence, and advocacy, and has appeared in leading journals in social and consumer psychology, including Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Journal of Consumer Research, and Journal of Consumer Psychology, among others. He has served as Associate Editor at both the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and currently sits on the editorial review boards at Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Consumer Research, and Personality and Social Psychology Review.

Marketing Faculty Positions at the Ivey Business School, Western University

May 31, 2019

The Ivey Business School at Western University seeks candidates for faculty positions in the area of Marketing. Applicants will be considered for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor, or a Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. A Limited Term or Visiting appointment may also be considered; rank to be determined by qualifications and experience. The contract is expected to begin in July 2020, although alternate start dates will be considered.

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The Society for Consumer Psychology 2019-2020 Dissertation Proposal Competition

May 31, 2019

The Ivey Business School at Western University seeks candidates for faculty positions in the area of Marketing. Applicants will be considered for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor, or a Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. A Limited Term or Visiting appointment may also be considered; rank to be determined by qualifications and experience. The contract is expected to begin in July 2020, although alternate start dates will be considered.

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Call for 2021 SCP Boutique Conference Proposals

May 23, 2019

The Society for Consumer Psychology is soliciting proposals from individuals or institutions interested in organizing and hosting an “SCP Boutique Conference” in 2021.

Proposals should be submitted electronically to SCP President-Elect Patti Williams by September 1, 2019, as an attached Word or PDF file. Decisions will be communicated by November 1, 2019.

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A Tribute to Joel Saegert

February 24, 2019

Joel Saegert, Emeritus Professor of Marketing at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), passed away January 24, 2019. Joel was one of UTSA’s founding faculty members, and served as a researcher, educator, and administrator for 36 years, before retiring in 2012. Joel received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1970, and was influential in the development of SCP since its inception, and instrumental in the establishment of SCP as a division of APA. He served as President of SCP in 1988.

Diversity Travel Scholarship

January 30, 2019

The Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to announce a Diversity Travel Scholarship for travel to the 2019 SCP Conference. This travel scholarship is intended to support the goal of increasing ethnic minority doctoral students’ participation in the society and supporting the professional development of ethnic minority doctoral students interested in consumer psychology. Applicants must be from one of the following underrepresented populations: African American, Hispanic American, or Native American, or from a population outside the US that is underrepresented in their country and in consumer psychology.

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SCP 2019 Call for Papers

May 6, 2018

The Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) will be holding its Annual Winter Conference from February 28 - March 2, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel located on the waterfront in the beautiful historic district of Savannah, Georgia. The Society for Consumer Psychology conference provides opportunities for a high level of interaction among participants interested in consumer research and in advancing the discipline of consumer psychology in a global society.

We are seeking proposals for individual papers, symposia, and working papers for presentation at the conference. We encourage a diverse set of ideas and approaches to consumer psychology. We also welcome diverse methodologies, including experimental research, survey research, conceptual and/or theoretical developments, or other methods relevant to the study of consumer psychology.

 

SCP 2018-2019 Dissertation Proposal Competition

April 15, 2018

SCP announces its Annual Dissertation Proposal Competition.

Please submit your proposal via Qualtrics, no later than June 18, 2018.

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Obituary for NYU Emeritus Professor Jacob (Jack) Jacoby

April 15, 2018

NYU Emeritus Professor Jacob (Jack) Jacoby passed away on March 19, 2018. Jack was the Merchant’s Council Professor of Consumer Behavior and Retail Management at NYU Stern. Until retiring in November 2017, Jack held an Endowed Chair and was the Merchant's Council Professor of Consumer Behavior and Retail Management at New York University's Stem Graduate School of Business and served on the NYU faculty for over 35 years. He earned his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Michigan State University in 1966. Jack then served as Lieutenant in the United States Air Force until 1965, after which he directed the Consumer Psychology program at Purdue University before joining NYU in 1981. Jack was a world renowned scholar and pioneer in the field of consumer behavior. He published more than 160 articles and book chapters and ten books. He served as the President of the American Psychological Association’s Society of Consumer Psychology (in 1974) and President of the Association for Consumer Research (in 1975). Jack also received numerous awards for his scholarship, including the American Marketing Association's Harold H. Maynard Award, the American Academy of Advertising's "Outstanding Contribution to Advertising" award, the Society of Consumer Psychology's bi-annual "Distinguished Scientist Award," and was a Fellow of both the Association for Consumer Research and the Society for Consumer Psychology.

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Call for Papers

April 15, 2018

JCP Special Issue: Consumer Psychology for the Greater Good
Co-Editors: Kelly Goldsmith & Aparna A. Labroo

Every day, consumers make a myriad of decisions that have the ability to affect the greater good, which we define as the collective well-being of the broader social group. Such decisions range from deciding whether or not to speak up in the face of unfair practices to accurately reporting one’s financial information on their taxes to understanding and empowering vulnerable consumers. Given their broad communal consequences, such decisions are of great interest to a variety of constituencies, including policy makers, non-profits, communities, and marketers, as well as individuals. Accordingly, theory-driven inquiry into the antecedents and consequences of consumer behaviors that serve the greater good offers great theoretical and practical value.

Consumer psychology over the past decades has made substantive contributions to the understanding of consumer behavior; however, research truly motivated by impacting greater good has remained limited. To be clear, there is a difference between research motivated by the greater good versus research that is relevant to the greater good. In the former, the genesis of the research is a problem motivated by greater good; in the latter, greater good is referenced as possible loosely-related implication drawn from a broader inquiry. This Special Issue in JCP seeks research that fits the former category.

The research could propose novel theories of how to promote greater good, question whether outcomes stereotypically thought of as generating greater good indeed serve the greater good, or even propose downstream problems that a quest for greater good might create. Applications of existing consumer decision making theories to promote the greater good are welcome, but only as long as a greater good problem is central to the paper and the application is consequential.

Some potential (not binding) areas of investigation include:

 

  1. Contributing to the Greater Good by Helping the Self:

    • Promoting personal saving behavior, which reduces the cost of social support

    • Promoting personal health and mental well-being, which reduces the cost of social isolation and lonelinessPromoting personal empowerment, which benefits the larger collective (e.g., standing up to unethical mistreatment from authority)

  2. Overcoming Personal Costs to Promote Contributions to the Greater Good:

    • Increasing compliance with contributions to shared resources (e.g., paying taxes)

    • Promoting pro-social actions, by individuals and/or by firms, including actions that promote charitable giving, CSR, fair trade, organ donation, and/or sustainability

    • Promoting personal empowerment, which benefits the larger collective (e.g., standing up to unethical mistreatment from authority)

  3. Contributing to the Greater Good by Fostering Collaboration:

    • Promoting personal saving behavior, which reduces the cost of social support

    • Promoting personal health and mental well-being, which reduces the cost of social isolation and loneliness

    • Promoting personal empowerment, which benefits the larger collective (e.g., standing up to unethical mistreatment from authority)

Submitted manuscripts could either be Research Reports or Research Articles in standard JCP format. All submissions are encouraged to provide complete methodological and other details in accompanying web appendices. If you have specific questions or would like the editors’ reaction to a proposed submission, please contact either of the editors (Kelly Goldsmith or Aparna Labroo).

Timeline:

Deadline for initial manuscript submission: August 1, 2019

Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts early and anytime before the submission deadline as papers will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

New JCP Publisher

April 15, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018, the Journal of Consumer Psychology will have a new publisher, Wiley. As part of this transition, the journal will be moving from the current submission and peer review management system, Elsevier Editorial System (EES), to ScholarOne Manuscripts (S1). This means that starting on October 2, 2017, manuscripts will be submitted using the new platform. Changes to the submission and peer review processes as a result of this transition should be minimal. If you need any ScholarOne assistance, please contact ScholarOne tech support at (888) 503-1050.

The review process for manuscripts currently in the Elsevier (EES) system will remain with EES until December 15, 2017. Please continue to use the EES system to review your current review assignments.

 

Nominations for President

August 15, 2017

SCP is now soliciting nominations for the office of President. The office of SCP President is a three-year term (President-Elect, President, and Past-President). Please submit all nominations or questions to President-Elect, Andrea Morales. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations will be reviewed by the SCP Board and 2-3 candidates will be chosen to run for election by the SCP membership in October. The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 29, 2017.

TWO SCP AWARDS (EARLY CAREER, DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIFIC CONTRIBUTION): CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

August 15, 2017

The Early Career Award recognizes distinguished scientific contribution to consumer psychology by a researcher who received her/his PhD after June 1, 2009. Nominees must also show evidence of current or past engagement with SCP and/or JCP.

The Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award recognizes outstanding and lasting research contributions to consumer psychology. Nominees must also show evidence of current or past engagement with SCP and/or JCP.

Please send a letter of nomination for either award, including the Candidate's curriculum vitae if possible and two additional letters of reference, to Joel Huber, Chair of the SCP Scientific Affairs Committee by September 15, 2017. Previous award winners are shown here.

SCP Dissertation Competition Awards

May 7, 2017

The Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to announce the following Dissertation Competition Award Winners

Jane Jeongin Park University of Florida (Advisor: Aner Sela), honorable mention, "Thinking versus Feeling: The Effect of Metacognitive Beliefs on Financial Decision Avoidance"

Francesca Valsesia University of Southern California (Advisor: Joseph Nunes), winner, "The Bystander Effect: Strategically Addressing Others in Online Communications as a Self-Enhancement Strategy"

SCP 2017-2018 Dissertation Proposal Competition

May 5, 2017

SCP announces its Annual Dissertation Proposal Competition. Please send your submission as a Word document to Ashwani Monga at Rutgers Business School no later than June 18, 2017. In the subject line, please mention "2017-2018 SCP Dissertation Proposal."
 

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Editor Team Selections for JCP

April 18, 2017

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Christian Wheeler

Anirban Mukhopadhyay (Editor-in-Chief) is Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the School of Business and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research examines the interplay between consumers’ lay beliefs, emotions, and self-regulatory decisions, and has been published in leading journals in Marketing, Psychology, Corporate Strategy, and Economics. He is currently Co-Editor of the Journal of Consumer Psychology, and has served as Associate Editor at the Journal of Marketing Research, Area Editor at the Journal of Consumer Psychology, and on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Consumer Research and the International Journal of Research in Marketing. He holds a PhD in Marketing from Columbia University, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, and a B.Sc. (Hons.) from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, and was previously on the faculty of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Priya Raghubir (Co-Editor) joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Professor of Marketing in July 2008. Prior to joining NYU Stern, Priya was on faculty at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley and at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Priya's research interests are in the areas of consumer psychology, including cognitive aspects of survey methodology, psychological aspects of prices and money; health risk perceptions; and visual information processing. She has published over 50 articles and book chapters in journals such as the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology and Marketing Science. She is an Associate Editor for Journal of Consumer Psychology and is on the editorial boards of Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, and Marketing Letters.  She received her undergraduate degree in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University; her M.B.A from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; and her Ph.D. in Marketing from New York University.

Christian Wheeler (Co-Editor) is StrataCom Professor of Management and Professor of Marketing at Stanford University where he teaches courses on Marketing Management and Research Methodology. He received his BA from the University of Northern Iowa before moving to Ohio State, where he completed his MA and PhD. His research has been published in top marketing, organizational behavior, and psychology journals and focuses on attitudes and persuasion and the self-concept.

Announcement – Annual Review of Consumer Psychology

December 7, 2016

The Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to announce the founding of a new scientific journal, the Annual Review of Consumer Psychology.
 

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A Tribute to Herbert E. Krugman

September 24, 2016

Herbert E. Krugman, the 6th President of APA Division 23 (1967), died at his home in Stamford, CT on July 30, 2016. He was 95.

Considered by many to be the leading theorist of his generation on the ways in which consumers respond to advertising, Herb combined physiological and cognitive psychology with survey methodology to create an interdisciplinary approach to understanding how consumers learn that was uniquely his own. He was a student of perception and the human brain; in three seminal articles, bookended by his AAPOR presidential address in 1965 and the Division 23 counterpart in 1967, he changed forever the way academics and the industry understood the nature of consumer response to television advertising. It was all about involvement: unlike consumers’ interactions with print media, their interactions with television occurred with much less cognitive involvement, so much so as to be an essentially different process. At AAPOR he said that consumers do not so much learn from television advertising as absorb it; at Division 23 he laid out a program for measuring the processes he had described.

Herb was 44 when he delivered his AAPOR address and 46 at Division 23. He continued to think and write about consumers’ responses to television for the next two decades, contributing significantly to the understanding of the physiological and cognitive processes underly-ing those responses. He was a key figure in creating the link between psychology and its applications in marketing and public relations, and for many years conducted studies that guided the marketing and public relations practices of some of America's largest corporations. He was both intellectually inquisitive and practical. He cared passionately about new ideas and often used his droll sense of humor to point out follies of conventional wisdom.

Ann Stouffer Bisconti
Edward P. Krugman
Richard Maisel

CALL FOR SCP OFFICER NOMINATIONS

September 17, 2016

SCP is now soliciting nominations for the offices of President and Secretary-Treasurer. The office of SCP President is a three-year term (President-Elect, President, then Past-President), while the office of Secretary-Treasurer is a two-year term. Please submit all nominations or questions to President-Elect Jeff Inman. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations will be reviewed by the SCP Board and 2-3 candidates for each position will be chosen to run for election by the SCP membership in October. The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 30, 2016.

TWO SCP AWARDS (EARLY CAREER, DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIFIC CONTRIBUTION):
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 17, 2016

The Society for Consumer Psychology announces a Call for Nominations for an Early Career Award. The award recognizes distinguished scientific contribution to consumer psychology by a researcher who received her/his PhD after June 1, 2008. Nominees must also show evidence of current or past engagement with SCP and/or JCP.

The Society for Consumer Psychology also announces a Call for Nominations for the Society's Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. The award recognizes outstanding and lasting research contributions to consumer psychology. Nominees must also show evidence of current or past engagement with SCP and/or JCP.

Please send a letter of nomination for either award, including the Candidate's curriculum vitae to Bob Wyer, Chair, Scientific Affairs Committee by Aug 21, 2016. Nominations of previously nominated candidates who remain eligible for these awards need not include additional letters of reference; an updated vita is sufficient.

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SCP Fellow Call for Nominations

February 21, 2016

The Society for Consumer Psychology is seeking nominations of qualified individuals for SCP Fellow status. Nominations are due May 1, 2016.

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Call for Papers: Society for Consumer Psychology
Boutique Conference on Identity and Consumption

December 12, 2015

OVERVIEW

This boutique conference will bring together researchers working on identity-related consumption to share their most exciting and recent research, to foster new research ideas and collaborations, and to help develop and strengthen research on identity-related consumption. This conference is also designed to help galvanize a shared research identity among researchers interested in identity and consumption.

BASIC INFORMATION

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Date: July 21, 2016 (reception the evening of July 20, 2016)
Submission Deadline: January 20, 2016
Notification date: February 20, 2016
Submission website

CONFERENCE FORMAT

In keeping with the nature of SCP’s boutique conference series, this event will have a limit of 60 attendees all of whom are engaged in research in the area of identity-related consumption.

Presenters are expected to register for the conference, and co-authors of presenters will be given an early registration opportunity. Subsequently, the conference will open up registration on a first-come first-serve basis until the attendance cap is reached.

The conference will begin with an evening reception followed the next day by a single-track of research presentations during the day and a second evening reception.

Sessions will include presentations of individual papers and a roundtable discussion. A poster session will also take place prior to the evening event.

Given the single-track nature of the proposed conference, in order to maintain quality, presentations will be restricted to those who have already obtained a doctoral degree. Conference attendance and a poster session will be open to doctoral students.

SUBMISSIONS

Paper submission: please submit a 250-500 word abstract through the submission website. In your submission, please indicate which author will present the paper and whether you are submitting for a paper presentation or poster. Note that presenters must have a completed doctoral degree at the time of submission and are expected to register for the conference. The registration fee is expected to be $200 and will include both evening receptions.

Poster submission: please submit an abstract of up to 250 words through the submission website. Please indicate that this is a poster submission.

Submission Deadline: January 20, 2016

ORGANIZERS

David Gal, University of Illinois at Chicago

Derek Rucker, Northwestern University

Blake McShane, Northwestern University

SCP Conference at APA

November 1, 2015

Please join us for the summer Society for Consumer Psychology Conference at APA, from August 4-7, 2016 in Denver!

While all topics are welcome, we're particularly hoping to get a critical mass of work on consumer welfare and well-being, including decision making related to well-being, particularly in the food and financial domains, policy-relevant research, responses to and uses of technology, and underserved populations. The submission deadline for your 250-500 word summary is Tuesday, December 1, and recognition will be provided for the Best Paper in the Division. We'd love to see you there!

 

Call for Conference-Hosting Proposals

October 26, 2015

The Society for Consumer Psychology is soliciting proposals from individuals or institutions interested in organizing and hosting the SCP Boutique conference in 2017.

The SCP Boutique conference is a small, premium quality conference with a limited number of participants. The Boutique conferences will rotate between taking place in the US one year and internationally the following, although this strict rotation is not mandatory. The 2017 SCP Boutique conference is scheduled for Chicago, IL and thus SCP is particularly interested in proposals that would involve hosting the boutique conference internationally. Proposals can, but do not have to, revolve around a theme or research area. There is no prescribed format and there is no requirement to publish proceedings. The conference can take place any time in 2017.

While there is no page limit, proposals would typically be approximately 3-pages and specify the following:

  • Goals of the conference and intended contributions to consumer psychology;

  • Expected audience size, profile, and selection mechanism;

  • Format of the conference;

  • Location and date/time of year;

  • How you plan to assure the quality of the conference; and

  • Available resources for hosting the conference.

The Society for Consumer Psychology is now accepting proposals for the 2017 Society for Consumer Psychology Boutique Conference. Proposals should be submitted electronically to SCP President-Elect Jennifer Argo by December 15, 2015, as an attached Word file.

International Travel Scholarship

August 1, 2015

The Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to announce an International Travel Scholarship for travel to the 2016 SCP Conference in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA. The International Travel Scholarship is intended to support PhD students traveling to SCP Conferences outside their home country.

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Diversity Travel Scholarship

August 1, 2015

The Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to announce a Diversity Travel Scholarship for travel to the 2016 SCP Conference. This travel scholarship is intended to support the goal of increasing ethnic minority doctoral students’ participation in the society and supporting the professional development of ethnic minority doctoral students interested in consumer psychology. Applicants must be from one of the following underrepresented populations: African American, Hispanic American, or Native American, or from a population outside the US that is underrepresented in their country and in consumer psychology.

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Call for Conference-Hosting Proposals

June 28, 2015

The Society for Consumer Psychology is soliciting proposals from individuals or institutions interested in organizing and hosting an "SCP Boutique" conference in 2016.

Building on the SCP conferences in Florence (2012) and Vienna (2015), SCP will merge these international SCP conferences with the Advertising and Consumer Psychology conference to create a single conference series under the working title "SCP Boutique." This conference will take place annually. Our goal is to make this a small, premium quality conference with a limited number of participants. We expect that about half of the SCP Boutique conferences will take place outside the US but there will not be a strict rotation. Proposals can, but do not have to, revolve around a theme or research area. There is no prescribed format and there is no requirement to publish proceedings. The conference can take place any time in 2016.

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TWO SCP AWARDS (EARLY CAREER, DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIFIC CONTRIBUTION): CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 20, 2015

The Society for Consumer Psychology announces a Call for Nominations for an Early Career Award. The award recognizes distinguished scientific contribution to consumer psychology by a researcher who received her/his PhD after June 1, 2007. Nominees must also show evidence of current or past engagement with SCP and/or JCP.

The Society for Consumer Psychology also announces a Call for Nominations for the Society's Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. The award recognizes outstanding and lasting research contributions to consumer psychology. Nominees must also show evidence of current or past engagement with SCP and/or JCP.

Please send a letter of nomination for either award, including the Candidate's curriculum vitae if possible and two additional letters of reference, to Bob Wyer, Chair, Scientific Affairs Committee by Aug 21, 2015.

SCP Fellow Call for Nominations

March 29, 2015

The Society for Consumer Psychology is seeking nominations of qualified individuals for SCP Fellow status.  The criteria, as established by the SCP Board of Directors, are:

Minimum standards for SCP Fellowship:

  • Current and prior SCP membership of at least one year;

  • Active engagement at the time of nomination in the advancement of consumer psychology in any of its aspects;

  • Five years of acceptable professional experience subsequent to the granting of the doctoral degree; and

  • Evidence of unusual and outstanding contribution or performance in the field of consumer psychology

 

Additional Criteria

THE MOST DIFFICULT JUDGMENT THAT MUST BE MADE IN CONNECTION WITH NOMINEES FOR FELLOW STATUS IS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THERE HAS BEEN "UNUSUAL AND OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION OR PERFORMANCE IN THE FIELD OF CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY."

  • The existence of relevant publications is not enough.  Publications must report impressive work, have an impact upon others, and have been refereed appropriately;

  • Citation of the nominee’s work by others is an important indicator of the impact of a contribution;

  • Long-term SCP membership and activity (e.g., conference participation and leadership roles) are highly desirable;

  • Accumulation of impact and performance over time must be demonstrated;

  • Evidence of steady and continuing competence does not in itself meet the criterion of "outstanding and unusual."

 

Nomination procedure:

The nominating member must be a member in good standing of the Society for Consumer Psychology.  The nominator is responsible for preparing a letter of nomination, not to exceed three typewritten pages, that addresses the nominee’s qualifications vis-à-vis the SCP Fellow criteria listed above.  The letter must be accompanied by the nominee's current curriculum vitae.  Both the letter and the CV must be submitted via email to the chair of the Fellows Committee.

Nominations should be submitted in confidence, without informing the prospective Fellow.  This avoids embarrassment should the nominee not be accepted.  Unsuccessful nominations will automatically be re-considered for up to two additional years.

Nominations are due May 1, 2015. The current Fellows Committee is Valerie Folkes (chair), John Lynch, and Joan Meyers-Levy.  Nominations should be sent to folkes@marshall.usc.edu.

Valerie Folkes
Robert E. Brooker Chair in Marketing
USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

SCP DISSERTATION PROPOSAL COMPETITION

March 22, 2015

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The SCP Dissertation Proposal Award recognizes the best dissertation proposal on a topic related to Consumer Psychology by a doctoral student member of SCP.

Winner: Alixandra Barasch of the University of Pennsylvania for her dissertation titled: "How Photo-Taking Goals Impact Enjoyment of Experience" with co-advisors Deborah Small & Gal Zauberman.

Honorable Mention: Charlene Chen for her dissertation at Columbia titled: "The Need to Feel Better" with advisor Michel Pham.

Thanks to Joann Peck who did an outstanding job coordinating the competition and all the reviewers.

Michel Pham Named SCP Fellow

March 22, 2015

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Michel Tuan Pham is the Kravis Professor of Business at Columbia University. He received his PhD in Marketing from the University of Florida and a Licence in Applied Economics from the Catholic University of Mons in Belgium. Michel held visiting professorships at the University of Chicago, the Catholic University of Leuven, the China Europe International Business School, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Singapore Management University, and the Sorbonne.

The SCP Fellows Committee, comprised of current SCP Fellows Valerie Folkes (Chair), John Lynch, and Joan Meyers-Levy commends Michel's research on affect and decision making for "help[ing] our field focus on feelings and how they influence consumers' thought processes, an important counterbalance to the domination of purely cognitive factors in the consumer decision making literature".

The committee also recognizes Michel's contributions on regulatory focus theory. It refers to his work as path-breaking, innovative, and integrative. In addition to his scientific contributions, the committee lauds Michel's active engagement in the advancement of the field of Consumer Psychology.

Among many other contributions, Michel has helped to shape our field as Research Dialogues Area Editor for SCP's flagship journal, the Journal of Consumer Psychology and as SCP President. His article based on his presidential address entitled "The Seven Sins of Consumer Psychology" (Journal of Consumer Psychology, 2013) critically evaluates the state of our field and provides clear guidance for the future. The Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to recognize Michel's outstanding scholarship and leadership by naming him as an SCP Fellow, which is our Society's highest honor.

In Memoriam: Clark Leavitt

March 22, 2015

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Ohio State University Professor Emeritus Clark Leavitt passed away on, Sept. 14th, 2014. He was 91.

A pioneer in the area of Consumer Psychology, Professor Leavitt served as the 2nd President (1963) of the American Psychological Association Division of Consumer Psychology (Division 23).

A native of Galesburg Illinois, Clark Leavitt received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of California Berkeley in 1951. After teaching at various schools in California and Illinois, Professor Leavitt began his career as a Consumer Psychologist, working and consulting with well-known advertising agencies and research firms in California, Illinois, and New York. He joined the Marketing Faculty at Ohio State University in 1972. He retired in 1992.

He resided in a unique home in the Rush Creek neighborhood of Worthington, Ohio and was a avid traveler, reader, swimmer, skier, tennis player, gardener, music and art lover and an excellent cook (knowledgeable, entertaining, and passionate!). Professor Leavitt was the proud father of two daughters and a son, a grandfather and a great grandfather. He is survived by his children, grandchildren, and the love of his life, Vera Maletic.

Small Grants Program

March 22, 2015

SCP is pleased to announce the implementation of a Small Grants Program that will provide funding for initiatives that further the goals and vision of SCP. The Grants Program is competitive, and will provide a maximum of $5000.00 for each funded initiative.

Examples of possible initiatives are:

  1. Support for pre-conference consortia for doctoral students,

  2. Funding for the organization of workshops, seminars, and other events that advance consumer psychology, particularly those that involve students and junior faculty.

Although the funds are limited, we seek proposals that will provide the greatest return on the dollar. Thus, well established and well funded programs would not be a high priority. Seminars and workshops focusing on new topics with an emphasis on funding participation by doctoral students and/or junior faculty would be much closer to our vision.

All requests will be considered within an annual fiscal cycle (calendar year) and thus, should be submitted no later than Nov. 1 for consideration for the upcoming year. No more than one grant will be funded each year.

All proposals should contain the following:

  1. Cover letter that states the purpose of the initiative and summarizes the request

  2. Statement of objectives of the initiative, who is likely to benefit, how the initiative furthers the mission of SCP, and expected outcomes

  3. Any supportive documentation or rationale for why the initiative is needed

  4. A detailed budget for all projected expenses

  5. Method for distributing funds

  6. Contact person information responsible for the administration of the funds

Please note that only current SCP members are eligible for consideration. These awards will not pay administrative or overhead costs. Any funded initiative will be required to submit a post-report.

Please send applications via e-mail to Larry Compeau, SCP Executive Officer, Clarkson University School of Business, 8 Clarkson Avenue-Box 5795, Potsdam, NY 13699 or via email to scp@clarkson.edu. All applications will be reviewed by the SCP Board of Directors and funded proposals will be announced when awarded.

SCP Election Results

March 16, 2015

The Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) is pleased to announce the selection of Jennifer Argo as President-Elect and Joey Hoegg as Secretary-Treasurer.

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Jennifer Argo is the Carthy Professor of Marketing at the University of Alberta School of Business. She received her PhD from the University of Manitoba in 2003 and has been a visiting scholar at both Duke University and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research primarily focuses on the impact of social influences on consumers' thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. She has published in leading journals including Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, and Psychological Science. She has received grants for her research from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council and has received several awards for her research including the AMA Erin Anderson Award for an emerging female marketing scholar and mentor and the co-winner of the inaugural ACR Early Career Award. 

She currently serves as an Associate Editor at both the Journal of Consumer Psychology and the Journal of Consumer Research. She loves interacting with doctoral students and has had the opportunity to serve as the Marketing PhD advisor at the Alberta School of Business and participating in (SCP, ACR, ANZMAC) and organizing (ACR) doctoral consortiums. If elected her priorities would be to 1) continue to enhance JCP's reputation as a premier publication outlet for consumer psychology, 2) to increase mentoring and professional development opportunities for doctoral students and faculty, 3) preserve the collegial and supportive atmosphere of SCP, 4) and to enhance the visibility of SCP members' work amongst academics, policy-makers, practitioners and the general public.

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JoAndrea (Joey) Hoegg is an Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair, and Alumni Professor in Marketing at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. She earned a Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 2006. Joey has two broad research areas: sensory marketing and consumer-brand relationships. Her research on sensory marketing has primarily investigated how visual aspects of products and advertisements influence consumer perception and judgment. Her work on consumer-brand relationships has examined factors that can enhance consumers' connections to brands, such as emotional experiences, consumer-salesperson similarity, and advertising format.

Joey was named an MSI Young Scholar in 2013, and in 2014 was awarded the Canada Research Chair in Consumer Behaviour by the government of Canada. She has published in journals such as the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Retailing, and Journal of Product Innovation Management. She has been an active member of SCP, and regularly presents her work at the winter conference. Recently she was asked to be an associate editor at the Journal of Consumer Psychology, and she is on the Editorial Review Board at the Journal of Consumer Research. If elected, Joey pledges to represent the values of SCP and to work hard to support the goals of the organization and its members.

2015 Early Career Award

March 16, 2015

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The Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) has awarded the 2015 Early Career Award to Rebecca Walker Reczek.

The SCP Early Career Award recognizes distinguished scientific contribution to consumer psychology by a researcher within eight years of receiving the PhD.

Rebecca Walker Reczek is Associate Professor of Marketing and Dean's Faculty Fellow at the Fischer College of Business, Ohio State University. She earned her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. 

Rebecca has published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, among other journals. In the recommendation letters received by the award committee, her work is described as high quality, well-cited, timely, and important. In addition to her research, Rebecca has also distinguished herself in terms of service to the Society for Consumer Psychology, for example by chairing the Summer SCP conference in 2013.

SCP thanks this year's award committee, which consisted of Bob Wyer (chair), Ravi Dhar, and Frank Kardes.

MSI Academic Trustees "Must Read" Articles

January 26, 2015

The Marketing Science Institute (MSI) is featuring three Journal of Consumer Psychology articles on its MSI's Academic Trustees list of "must read" articles of interest to their marketing practitioner audience for 2014.

1. "Tablets, Touchscreens and Touchpads: How Varying Touch Interfaces Trigger Psychological Ownership and Endowment" by Stevan Adam Brasel and James Gips, Journal of Consumer Psychology,April 2014

2. "Slim by Design: Redirecting the Accidental Drivers of Mindless Overeating" by Brian Wansink and Pierre Chandon, Journal of Consumer Psychology, July 2014

3. "A Meaningful Embrace: Contingent Effects of Embodied Cues of Affection" by Rhonda Hadi and Ana Valenzuela, Journal of Consumer Psychology, October 2014

CALL FOR BOOK SERIES PROPOSALS

January 16, 2015

The Society for Consumer Psychology is now accepting proposals for a SCP book series. Proposals should be submitted electronically to SCP President Susan Broniarczyk by April 1, 2015 as an attached Word file. There is no page limit, but a typical submission would be approximately 2-pages in length and specify the following:

  1. Goals of the book series and intended contribution to consumer psychology;

  2. Potential topics;

  3. Expected audience profile;

  4. Length of term and frequency of publication (annually for 3 years, biennially for 6 years, etc.).

SCP/JCP Syllabus

December 4, 2014

As you plan your PhD courses, be sure to check out the SCP/JCP syllabus. The comprehensive syllabus recommends JCP articles for twenty-three important consumer psychology topics. A big thanks to Joe Goodman (Washington University) and Cait Lamberton (University of Pittsburgh) for compiling the syllabus!

Summer SCP at APA 2015 Call for Papers

November 3, 2014

The Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) will hold its summer conference as part of the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) from August 6th to 9th, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. SCP (Division 23 of APA) represents consumer researchers and psychologists interested in a broad range of consumer research issues united by psychological theories. This year's conference will provide attendees opportunities for direct contact with practitioners and policy makers as well as the benefits of the vast knowledge base of APA. We are seeking competitive papers, special session symposia, and skill building sessions. Diverse themes and methodological approaches are welcome.

Co-chairs: Ayelet Gneezy & Daniel Mochon

Call for Papers

SCP Advisory Panel 2014-2015

September 8, 2014

The Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to announce the members of its 2014-15 Advisory Panel. The Advisory Panel was launched in 2012 with a mission to represent the collective voice of the SCP membership and advise the executive leadership of the Society on matters such as conferences, research themes, and organizational priorities. We would like to thank our inaugural panel representatives for their ongoing service through June 30, 2015 and welcome the new members of the panel appointed from July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2016.

Original Members

Shelly Jain (Chair)

Onur Bodur

Amy Dalton

David Gal

Joe Goodman

Paul Herr

Donna Hoffman

Anand Kumar

Rebecca Walker Reczek

Martin Reimann

Karen Winterich

Original Members

Selin Atalay

Johannes Bogershausen

Rosellina Ferraro

Kelly Goldsmith

Jerry Han

Saerom Lee

Christine Page

Hilke Plassman

Remi Trudel

Joachim Vosgerau

Morgan Ward

Catherine Yeung

School

University of Washington

Concordia University

HKUST

University of Illinois at Chicago

Washington University, St. Louis

Virginia Tech University

George Washington University

University of South Florida

Ohio State University

University of Arizona

Penn State University

School

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

University of British Columbia

University of Maryland

Northwestern University

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas San Antonio

Skidmore College

INSEAD

Boston University

Tilberg University

Southern Methodist University

NUS, Singapore

We invite all our members to reach out to any panel representative to share interests, views, or concerns that they may have with respect to SCP. We look forward to working with the panel in support of SCP's mission.

Susan Broniarczyk, SCP President

JCP New Editor Announcement

June 19, 2014

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The publications committee of the Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to announce that Amna Kirmani will be the new editor of the Journal of Consumer Psychology. Amna will start processing new manuscripts on January 1, 2015. Connie (Cornelia) Pechmann, who has served as editor since January 1, 2012, will continue processing revisions through June 30, 2015. After that date Amna will process all manuscripts.

Amna Kirmani is Director of Doctoral Programs and Professor of Marketing at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Her research interests include persuasion knowledge, behavioral signaling, social influence, and branding. Her work has been published in several journals, including the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, and Journal of Consumer Psychology. Her papers have won the Paul Green Award in the Journal of Marketing Research, the Maynard Award in the Journal of Marketing, the Best Paper Award in the Journal of Advertising and Article of the Year at AMA TechSIG. She is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Consumer Psychology and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Consumer Research, and the Journal of Interactive Marketing. She is President-Elect of the Association for Consumer Research. Amna is known for her keen research mind, bringing a blend of intellectualism, eclecticism, and methodological and analytical rigor to address important consumer and market issues.

SCP gratefully thanks Connie for her outstanding dedication and excellent service to JCP.

Susan Broniarczyk (Chair)
Larry Compeau
Darren Dahl
Tina Lowrey
Stijn van Osselaer
C.W. Park

TWO SCP AWARDS (EARLY CAREER, DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENT): CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 13, 2014

The Society for Consumer Psychology announces a Call for Nominations for an Early Career Award. The award recognizes distinguished scientific contribution to consumer psychology by a researcher within 8 years of receiving their PhD. Nominees must be members of SCP showing evidence of engagement with SCP and JCP.

The Society for Consumer Psychology also announces a Call for Nominations for the Society's Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award. The award recognizes outstanding and lasting research contributions to consumer psychology. Nominees must be members of SCP showing evidence of engagement with SCP and JCP.

Please send a letter of nomination for either award, including the Candidate's curriculum vitae if possible and two additional letters of reference, to Bob Wyer, Chair, Scientific Affairs Committee by September 5, 2014.

SCP 2015 Call for Papers

June 3, 2014

The Society for Consumer Psychology will be holding its Annual Winter Conference from February 26-28, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. The SCP conference provides opportunities for a high level of interaction among participants interested in consumer research and in advancing the discipline of consumer psychology in a global society.

Co-Chairs: Andrea Morales & Patti Williams

 

Call for Nominations

May 22, 2014

The Society for Consumer Psychology is seeking nominations of qualified individuals for SCP Fellow status. Please consult the announcement document for the nomination procedure, criteria, and further information.

Annual Dissertation Proposal Competition

May 19, 2014

SCP announces its Annual Dissertation Proposal Competition. The winner will receive $1,000. In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will present their research at the 2015 Society for Consumer Psychology Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, and will be recognized at the conference.

More information

Vicki Morwitz and Sharon Shavitt Named SCP 2014 Fellows

May 8, 2014

The Society for Consumer Psychology is pleased to name Vicki Morwitz and Sharon Shavitt as SCP Fellows, our organization's highest honor. Fellowship recognizes and rewards research excellence and outstanding contributions to the field of Consumer Psychology.

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Vicki G. Morwitz is the Harvey Golub Professor of Business Leadership and Professor of Marketing at New York University Stern School of Business. For over 20 years, Professor Morwitz has been a leading thinker in our field on behavioral pricing and the measurement and prediction of behavioral intentions, as reflected in her many influential publications. She has frequently been considered for—and won—prestigious awards from our most respected journals. Her research is cited frequently, and it has stimulated many others to follow her trail. Professor Morwitz's leadership also extends to our professional organizations. Among other activities, she is past president of the Society for Consumer Psychology, associate editor and editorial board member of our major journals, and conference chair for multiple organizations' national conferences.

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Sharon Shavitt is the Walter H. Stellner Professor of Marketing at the University of Illinois. Professor Shavitt has published approximately 80 articles, including journal articles, book chapters and proceedings in leading outlets in a variety of disciplines, covering social psychology, personality, advertising, consumer psychology, and public opinion research. Her work has had sustained impact in areas such as cross-cultural research and attitudes. Her cross-cultural research has been at the forefront of this subfield in consumer psychology, reflecting her unique leadership in this area for two decades. She served as the associate editor of JCP at a critical time in its development, as well as being a long-time member of the JCP editorial review board.

Jennifer Aaker Receives SCP Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award 2014

May 8, 2014

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The Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award recognizes and rewards outstanding lifelong research contributions to the field of Consumer Psychology. A social psychologist and marketer, Jennifer Aaker is the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing and Ormond Family Faculty at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Her research has made major contributions in the areas of branding, culture, time/money tradeoffs, happiness, and well-being. She is widely published in the leading scholarly journals in psychology and marketing, such as the Journal of Consumer Psychology and the Journal of Consumer Research, and her work has been featured in a variety of media including The Economist, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, BusinessWeek, Forbes, CBS Money Watch, NPR, Science, Inc, and Cosmopolitan.

Call for Small Grants Proposals

April 22, 2014

The Society for Consumer Psychology welcomes proposals for the 2014 SCP Small Grants Program. This program provides funding for initiatives that further the goals and vision of SCP. The Grants Program is competitive, and will provide a maximum of $5000.00 for each funded initiative.

More information

SCP Election Results

March 11, 2014

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Stijn van Osselaer is Professor of Marketing at Cornell's Johnson School of Management. Since receiving his PhD from the University of Florida in 1998, he served as Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of Chicago (1998-2003) and as Professor of Marketing (2003-2013) and Department Chair at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Stijn was also a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago (2005, 2007) and London Business School (2008), as well as a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Colorado (2012-2013). Stijn's main research focus is on the learning and memory processes underlying consumer decision making, but he also enjoys assisting PhD students and junior faculty with their work on many other topics.

He has published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology (JCP), Journal of Consumer Research (JCR), Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing (JM), Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Stijn co-chaired the 2010 Association for Consumer Research (ACR) conference in Jacksonville, the 2009 La Londe conference, and the Consumer Behavior track at the 2005 and 2007 European Marketing Academy conferences. He also served on the ACR Board of Directors, is an Associate Editor at JCR, serves on the Editorial Review Boards of JCP, JM, and IJRM, and was a member of several award committees at JCP and ACR.

SCP Mourns a Loss

February 25, 2014

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SCP mourns the loss of co-founder and past president (1971) of Division 23, Dr. Joseph M Kamen, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, Indiana University, where he as an award-winning researcher, teacher, and colleague. He passed away on January 30th, 2014 at the age of 84.

His daughter, Paula, tells us that one of Dr. Kamen's proudest lifetime achievements was spearheading the formation of Division 23 in the 1960s, and signing up the required number of members to make the new APA division. 

Many members of Division 23, including Dr. Kamen, came out of the Quartermaster Food & Container Institute, which was located in Chicago and established during WWII, where they worked as psychologists trying to make the K-rations nutritious and palatable for the men in service. After the war, Dr. Kamen worked for many years with Amoco, building the marketing research department there. As a consumer psychologist with a doctorate in industrial and applied experimental psychology from the University of Illinois, he helped transform the field of contemporary marketing.

We are thankful for Dr. Joe Kamen's efforts to create SCP those many years ago.

SCP Voting Now Closed

January 18, 2014

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Voting for SCP president is now closed. The winner will be announced at the SCP conference in Miami.

JCP Special Issue Call for Papers

November 13, 2013

We seek papers for a Special Issue in Journal of Consumer Psychology: "Emotion, Self, and Identity: Implications for and Consequences of Consumer Behavior". Articles for this special issue should be submitted by January 1, 2014. Manuscripts should be submitted using the regular JCP online system, but specify the submission is for this special issue.

 

SCP ACP 2014 Conference Call for Papers

November 7, 2013

We seek papers in relevant areas such as embodied cognition, experiential marketing, sensory marketing, visual aesthetics, and other research streams related to the impact of design on consumers. Conceptual frameworks and empirical studies are sought, along with contributions that integrate and synthesize findings-to-date. Importantly, we seek papers that draw explicit conclusions about the implications of the presented research for the creation of “effective” or “good” design. To facilitate close interaction, attendance will be limited to a group of 80 scholars and practitioners.

Additional Information and Submission Instructions

Nominations for SCP President Elect

August 28, 2013

The Society for Consumer Psychology is currently seeking nominations for the position of President Elect for 2014. The President Elect serves a three year term on the SCP Board, assuming the duties of President-Elect the first year, President the second year, and Past President the third year—positions presently held by Susan Broniarczyk as President-Elect, Darren Dahl as President, and Michel Pham as Past President. The full list of current and past SCP Presidents can be found on this site. Nominees must be current SCP members.

Please email your suggestions to current SCP President-Elect, Susan Broniarczyk by Tuesday, October 1, 2013. In your nomination email please provide the person's name, place of employment, and a brief description of why you recommend this person for SCP President-Elect. Self-nominations are welcome.

SCP 2014 CALL FOR PAPERS

August 2, 2013

Please note: the date for the Winter SCP Conference has changed!

The Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) will be holding its Annual Winter Conference from March 6-8, 2014 at the Intercontinental Miami Hotel, in Miami, Florida.

We are seeking proposals for symposia, original competitive papers, and working papers for presentation at the conference. Submissions are due by Friday, August 30, 2013.

Call for Papers

APA CONFERENCE ROOM CORRECTIONS

July 31, 2013

Please use the room numbers on the APA website or mobile app, NOT the ones in the program posted on the SCP website.
The login and password for the mobile app are both "apah13".

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR TWO SCP AWARDS:
EARLY CAREER AWARD & DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIFIC
CONTRIBUTION AWARD

July 8, 2013

The Society for Consumer Psychology announces a Call for Nominations for an Early Career Award for Scientific Contribution to Consumer Psychology. Nominees should be no more than 8 years post-Ph.D. and must be members of SCP showing evidence of engagement with SCP and JCP. Please send candidate's curriculum vitae and two letters of reference, in addition to a nomination letter, to Wes Hutchinson, Chair, Scientific Affairs Committee, by September 1, 2013.

The Society for Consumer Psychology also announces a Call for Nominations for the Society's Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. Nominees must be members of SCP showing evidence of engagement with SCP and JCP. Please send a letter of nomination, the Candidate's curriculum vitae if possible, and two additional letters of reference, to Wes Hutchinson, Chair, Scientific Affairs Committee, by September 1, 2013.

Michel Pham's SCP 2013 Address

April 23, 2013

In his 2013 presidential address to the Society, Michel Pham candidly discusses how the field of consumer psychology can increase its impact on business practices, policy making, and the social sciences in general. He argues that this requires addressing seven major shortcomings of typical psychology-based consumer research, which he collectively refers to as “The Seven Sins of Consumer Psychology.”

32nd Advertising and Consumer Psychology Conference Registration Open

April 23, 2013

Registration is now open for the 32nd annual Advertising and Consumer Psychology conference to be held June 13-15 in San Diego, CA. Note that early, reduced rate registration ends on May 31. The event will provide academic researchers and practitioners an exciting venue to discuss current topics related to the role played by social media in consumer behavior. Looking forward to hosting you in beautiful San Diego soon!

Claudiu Dimofte
Curt Haugtvedt
Richard Yalch

Conference Website | Registration

Urgent Help Needed for Nalini Ambady

April 15, 2013

Dear SCP Friends and Colleagues,

We have an unusual but very important request: Former SCP Keynote Speaker, Nalini Ambady, has leukemia and urgently needs a bone marrow transplant. Because Nalini is of Indian descent and Indian donors are very unrepresented in existing donor pools, finding a match for her is very difficult. She has only 8 weeks left to find a matching donor, who most likely has to be Indian as well. Nalini is a mother of two, a beloved professor and mentor, and a wonderful person. You can find out more about her at www.nalinineedsyou.com, and by watching this video that explains her current situation.

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You can help save her life by joining the bone marrow registry. This is very simple and takes almost no time. Search for a nearby drive that you can join in person here or complete the online registration below.
 

  1. Complete the online registration (if you're in the US) or via datriworld.org (if you're in India). This takes less than 10 minutes.

  2. You will receive a kit in the mail. You swab your cheek with the provided cotton swab and mail it back in the pre-stamped envelope.

 

That's it!

Finally, please forward this email or share these links with your South Asian friends, relatives, and colleagues, even if you do not sign up yourself. Visit www.nalinineedsyou.com for more information and ways to spread the word, or if you have any questions, please shoot an email to helpnalininow@gmail.com. Thank you,
The SCP Executive Board on behalf of “Team Ambady”

P.S. Does donating bone marrow sound painful or high-risk to you? It's not! Donating marrow is similar to donating blood. If you have questions about the processes, you can find an answer here.

Best regards,
Michel Pham

SCP at APA Conference Registration and Hotel Reservations

April 12, 2013

The APA has now opened both conference registration and hotel reservations on their website for the 2013 SCP at APA Hawaii conference.

Please see the finalized program for details on sessions times and locations.

SCP Conference 2013

April 1, 2012