2019 Doctoral Symposium

Thursday, October 17, 2019

 Doctoral Symposium Co-chairs
Keisha Cutright
Duke University
Tom Kramer
University of California, Riverside

The symposium offers an opportunity for PhD students to meet each other, interact with faculty, and share and develop research ideas. 

For more information about the symposium, please contact
Keisha Cutright (keisha.cutright@duke.edu) or Tom Kramer (Thomas.Kramer@ucr.edu).

2019 ACR Doctoral Symposium:  Becoming Wise (click here for a printable pdf)

7:45 am

Registration Opens

7:45-8:20 am

Continental Breakfast

8:20-8:30 am

Welcome to the Symposium! 

8:30-9:30 am

“Jeopardy:  Editor Wisdom Edition”

Editors from top marketing journals will compete in a fun game of Jeopardy while sharing their wisdom and providing insights on how to publish in top journals in our field.

9:30-10:30 am

“Fresh Wisdom from the Other Side

A panel of recent graduates will discuss how to navigate the job market process and provide tips for surviving the first years as an assistant professor.

10:30-10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45-12:25 pm

“On the Road to Wisdom: Filling your Tool-Box”
Participants will select 3 of the following sessions to attend (30 minutes each)
  • Markus Giesler- Best practices in deriving theoretical insights from qualitative data 
  • Joe Goodman- Trends, issues and best practices in running studies online
  • Jeff Inman- Writing workshop to advance your ability to develop manuscripts for top tier journals
  • John Lynch- Improving your experimental designs
  • Chris Moorman- How to write better reviews and respond more effectively to reviewers 
  • Andrea Morales and On Amir-  How to devise and execute field experiments more effectively
  • Julie Ozanne-- Tips and tools for generating research that has more impact
  • Stephen Spiller- Testing and interpreting interaction effects, with a particular focus on statistical power

12:30-1:30 pm

“A Word to the Wise: Lessons over Lunch”

Attendees will have the opportunity to sit with faculty members over lunch and ask all their burning questions!  The questions you submitted anonymously will be discussed here.

1:30-3:15 pm

“Shark Tank Season 2!”

Back by popular demand!  Attendees will work in groups and compete to develop novel, useful research ideas around a particular theme.  Faculty will be invited to serve as mentors and judges.

3:15-4:15 pm

“Shark Tank Season 2:  Winners Announced and Reception!”

Enjoy a toast for the winners and mingle with students and faculty to close out the day before heading to the ACR Fellows Address!