Awards Announcements 2007
Best Article Award
The policy board of the Journal of Consumer Research is pleased to announce the winner of the Best Article Award for 2004. The winner is “When Good Brands Do Bad,” by Jennifer Aaker, Susan Fournier, and S. Adam Brasel. The article appears in the June issue of volume 31. The policy board selected the winner of the Best Article Award based on nominations provided by the JCR editorial review board members and their assessment of the articles appearing in 2004. Jennifer Aaker is the Xerox Distinguished Professor of Knowledge at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley; Susan Fournier is an associate professor of marketing at the School of Management at Boston University; and S. Adam Brasel is an assistant professor of marketing at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.
Robert Ferber Award
The Robert Ferber Award competition is held annually in honor of one of the founders and the second editor of the Journal of Consumer Research. The award is given to the best article appearing in the Journal of Consumer Research (during the most recent year) based on a recent doctoral dissertation. This year's judges are pleased to announce the winner of the thirtieth annual Robert Ferber Award: Simona Botti for her article “When Choosing Is Not Deciding: The Effect of Perceived Responsibility on Satisfaction.” Botti is an assistant professor of marketing at the London Business School. She completed her dissertation at the University of Chicago under the guidance of Professor Ann McGill.
There were two Honorable Mentions this year: Davy Lerouge, assistant professor of marketing at Tilburg University, for his article “Why It Is So Hard to Predict Our Partner's Product Preferences: The Effect of Target Familiarity on Prediction Accuracy” and Leonard Lee, assistant professor of marketing at Columbia Business School, for his article “Shopping Goals, Goal Concreteness, and Conditional Promotions.” Davy Lerouge's dissertation was completed at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, under the guidance of Professor Luk Warlop. Leonard Lee's dissertation was completed at the Sloan School of Management at MIT, under the guidance of Professor Dan Ariely.
The Ferber Award judges this year were Professor Aimee Drolet, University of Southern California; Professor Frank Kardes, University of Cincinnati; and Professor Wayne Hoyer, University of Texas.
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is given to individuals who have provided many years of exemplary service and dedication to JCR. The Editor is pleased to announce the recipient of the second annual Distinguished Service Award: Joel B. Cohen. Professor Cohen is the Distinguished Service Professor and director of the Center for Consumer Research at the Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida.
Outstanding Reviewer Awards
Eight individuals from the JCR editorial review board are recipients of Outstanding Reviewer Awards for 2006–7. These members of the board consistently produced constructive, benevolent, and punctual reviews: Alan R. Andreasen, Georgetown University; Paul M. Herr, University of Colorado; Frank R. Kardes, University of Cincinnati; Christina L. Brown, University of Michigan; Priya Raghubir, University of California, Berkeley; Gita V. Johar, Columbia University; Patti Williams, University of Pennsylvania; and Donald R. Lichtenstein, University of Colorado.