ACR Past President

June Cotte, Ivey Business School

June Cotte is Professor of Marketing at the Ivey Business School, Western University. Her current research interests focus on diverse themes, including temporal perception. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, MIT/Sloan Management Review, a host of other journals and books, as well as in the Wall Street Journal. June currently serves as Editor of the Journal of Consumer Research, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Consumer Psychology and the Journal of Marketing.

In terms of ACR service, June is currently ACR President (2021) and has been a member of the Association for Consumer Research since 1995, and served a term on the Board as an At-Large Director. She was a Co-Chair for the 2014 ACR Conference (Baltimore), as well as for the 2011 Asia-Pacific ACR Conference in Beijing. June has attended all of the North American conferences since 1996 (plus Berlin), participating in most conferences either as a presenter, discussant, reviewer, special session organizer, or program committee member. When ACR’s former website was launched, she served as Associate Editor of the “For Managers” content area for several years (2004-2007). She believes very strongly in the inclusivity and diversity initiatives that the current ACR Board has begun, and is committed to those ideals.  

In terms of other service to the field, in 2019 she Co-Chaired the AMA Consumer Behavior SIG's first conference (in Switzerland) on "Managerially Relevant Consumer Insights," and she has been the Chair of the AMA-CBSIG. June was also a member of AMA's Academic Council for a three year term. June has also served as the Liaison between the Sheth Foundation and the American Marketing Association. 

Since 2015, June, along with Joan Ball, has run the "Designing a Career in the Marketing Academy" initiative, geared for young female marketing scholars. June has also served as a faculty participant at AMA-Sheth, ACR, and SCP Doctoral Consortiums.
Expertise Codes
  • Advertising
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Sustainable marketing

Position’s Duties and Responsibilities

The Past President participates in and votes on all matters put to the ACR Board of Directors, chairs the Nominations Committee for members of the ACR Board of Directors, appoints two or more members to serve on the Nominations Committee, and serves as a member of the Sheth Long-Term Contribution award (awarded every three years, 2008, 2011, etc.). At the North American Conference, the Past-President attends the Board of Directors Meeting,introduces the President, and presents the Presidential Plaque at the ACR Conference.

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