Assistant Professor (Marketing)
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.4303
Office Location: P3016
Office Hours: Winter: Weds. 10:30am-12:00pm or by appointment
Personal Website: http://www.grantpackard.com
Grant Packard joined the Marketing Area in July 2012 after completing his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. He also holds an MBA from McGill University and a B.S. (cum laude) from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Grant has served as a lecturer at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management and the University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business.
Grantís research explores the self and its social presentation in the context of consumer interactions with each other and firms. He also engages in some empirical work examining social networks from a managerial perspective. His research has been presented at and/or published in the conference proceedings of the Association for Consumer Research, Consumer Culture Theory, Marketing Science, and the Society for Consumer Psychology. A paper based on his dissertation work received the Best Paper Award at the 2011 SCP Conference.
Before entering academia, Grant was a marketing executive for Chapters/Indigo and Excite Canada. He began his marketing career at advertising agencies DMB&B New York and BBDO Toronto. His industry expertise lies in data-intensive strategies and channels (CRM, loyalty programs, online, research and analytics). In 2002, Grant was profiled as one of Canadaís top 30 marketers under the age of 30 by Marketing Magazine.