Welcome - ACR Communications and Membership Managers


The ACR Board has been working identifying individuals who would serve as ACR Membership and Communications managers (as required by our constitution). 

I'm delighted to announce that 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. The will be better defining their roles and putting together Committees for this service role shortly.

Anne Hamby is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Boise State University. Her research examines consumer behavior, often in the context of consumer well-being. She also examines how stories engage and influence their audiences. Her research has been published in leading outlets in marketing, such as the Journal of Consumer Psychology and the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing. Prior to her position at Boise State, she was an Assistant Professor at Hofstra University. She holds an PhD from Virginia Tech.


Adam Craig is an Associate Professor & Ashland Oil Research Fellow in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics. He received his PhD from the University of South Carolina. His research interests include topics at the intersection of consumer neuroscience and financial decision making. His work has been published in outlets such as the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, and Journal of Marketing Research.

Please join me in welcoming Anne and Adam to these important roles.

Dr. Rajiv Vaidyanathan
Professor and Department Head | Department of Marketing | lsbe.d.umn.edu/mktg
Executive Director | Association for Consumer Research | www.acrwebsite.org
University of Minnesota Duluth | d.umn.edu
rvaidyan@d.umn.edu | 218-726-6817