Advertising /ICR alum wins prestigious research award at American Academy of Advertising Conference

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Advertising and ICR alum, Dr. Wei-Na Lee, the F.J. Heyne Centennial Professor in Communication and Professor of Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin, received the prestigious Ivan Preston Outstanding Contribution to Research award at the Annual Conference of the American Academy of Advertising in Boston on March 25, 2017.

30 Mar

AAA conference awards

Students, faculty and alumni of the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising were among those receiving awards at the American Academy of Advertising annual conference.

Assistant Professor Brittany Duff and Associate Professor Sela Sar received runner-up for the best article for the premier journal in the field, Journal of Advertising for their co-authored article “Seeing the Big Picture: Multitasking and Perceptual Processing Influences on Ad Recognition.”

Brittany Duff received the Best Reviewer award for the Journal of Advertising.

21 Mar

Advertising faculty and students participate in conference

Michelle Nelson

Several advertising faculty and doctoral students in the College of Media will be presenting academic papers, leading the pre-conference sessions, serving as experts on panels, and moderating sessions at the American Academy of Advertising Annual Conference March 17 – 20.

Associate Professor Michelle Nelson is president elect of the organization.


15 Mar