Kendra Hart’s paper “Say no more! The liability of strong ties on desire for special experiences”, co-authored with Miranda Goode and Matt Thomson of the Ivey Business School, was accepted at The Journal of Consumer Psychology (JCP). JCP is one of the pinnacle journals in the field of consumer behaviour. It is a FT45 journal – one of the 45 journals used by the Financial Times in compiling their influential Business School research rank. In addition to being a top-tier marketing journal, JCP is also the official journal of the Society for Consumer Psychology, Division 23 of the American Psychological Association, making the journal impactful for scholars in psychology as well as marketing. The paper is tentatively scheduled for publication in January 2016.
MRU’s student team presents the WANT Movement (We Are Not Them) campaign in Washington. WANT aims at changing misperceptions of Islam spread by extremist groups.
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Dustin Paisley has joined our team as the Social Innovation Animator at the Institute for Community Prosperity. In this role, reporting also to the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, he is working to develop a social innovation hub (co-working and incubation space).
Dustin is a recent graduate from Mount Royal University where he focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, with a particular interest in Social Innovation. While in University, Dustin spent 3 years with Enactus Mount Royal where he worked on community development projects and learned how to use the positive power of business to change lives. Dustin is an advocate for social innovation and plays an active role in the greater social impact community.