Sidney J. Levy Award

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Eileen Fischer, Sidney J. Levy, and Levy Award winner 2016, Marie-Agnès Parmentier
The Sidney J. Levy Award competition is held annually in honor of one of the founding fathers of Consumer Culture Theory. The award is given to the best CCT-oriented dissertation article published in the preceding year.

This year’s winning submission was Marie-Agnes Parmentier for her
dissertation-based JCR article: “Things Fall Apart: The Dynamics of Brand Audience Dissipation” (with Eileen Fischer).

Please direct any questions and submissions to Cristel Antonia Russell, CCTC Executive Secretary at cristelrussell@fulbrightmail.org.

Award Description & Eligibility

Authors of a published dissertation-based article in the area of Consumer Culture Theory and related theoretical areas (first submission must be within three years of receipt of degree) are encouraged to submit their articles for the annual Sidney J. Levy Award competition.

The award is given to the author of the best article based on a CCT-oriented dissertation thesis that is published in an English-language marketing and/or consumer journal. The winner receives $1500. One honorable mention award may also be given ($1000). The recipients will be presented at the annual CCT conference luncheon.

There may only be one Levy Award submission per dissertation. All submissions must be based directly on dissertation data and theory. Applicants must clearly identify themselves as the first author and will be the sole recipient of the award.

Consideration is given to articles published within the calendar year. Submission deadline is April 1st of the following year. The Levy Award judging is completed by May 1st of the following year. A panel comprised of three consumer culture theorists with outstanding credentials will judge submitted articles based on contribution to knowledge in- and outside of CCT, conciseness, and potential to shape the course of Consumer Culture Theory and marketing in the future.

Levy Award – Call for Submissions

Authors of a published dissertation-based article in the area of Consumer Culture Theory and related theoretical areas (first submission must be within three years of receipt of degree) are encouraged to submit their articles for the annual Sidney J. Levy Award competition.

The award is given to the author of the best article based on a CCT dissertation thesis that is published in an English-language marketing and/or consumer journal. The winner receives $1500. One honorable mention award may also be given ($1000). The recipients will be presented at the annual CCT conference luncheon.

There may only be one Levy Award submission per dissertation. All submissions must be based directly on dissertation data and theory. Applicants must clearly identify themselves as the first author and will be the sole recipient of the award. Consideration is given to articles published within the calendar year.

Submission deadline is April 1 of the following year. The Levy Award judging is completed by May 1 of the following year. A panel comprised of three consumer culture theorists with outstanding credentials will judge submitted articles based on contribution to knowledge in- and outside of CCT, conciseness, and potential to shape the course of Consumer Culture Theory and marketing in the future.

The deadline for the 2017 competition is April 1, 2017. For questions and submissions contact Cristel Antonia Russell, CCTC Executive Secretary at cristelrussell@fulbrightmail.org

Click here to download form: Levy Award 2017 application form.