Vladas Griskevicius is the Board of Overseers Professor of Marketing and Psychology. He is Co-Chair of the Marketing Department and serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Marketing Research.
Griskevicius has extensive background in psychology and is expert in social influence, green marketing, and the evolutionary roots of modern consumer behavior. He has published over 50 articles in top business and psychology journals and is author of THE RATIONAL ANIMAL: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think.
Griskevicius has received numerous awards for his teaching, research, and service, including named one of the "World's Top 40 Profesors Under 40" by Poets & Quants, Best Teacher Award at the Carlson School of Management, Early Career Awards for Distinguished Scientific Contribution from the Society for Consumer Psychology and the Human Behavior & Evolution Society, Best Article Awards from the Journal of Consumer Research and the Society for Consumer Psychology, named "Young Scholar" by the Marketing Science Institute, and the SAGE Scholar Early Career Award from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology. He recently received two major grants from the National Science Foundation and his work is regularly featured on the the Discovery Channel, the Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC News, FOX News, CNN, and TIME magazine.
Associate Editor, Journal of Marketing Research (2014 - present)
Editorial Board: Journal of Consumer Research: (2012-present)
Editorial Board: Journal of Consumer Psychology (2012-present)
Editorial Board: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2008-present)
Named World's Top 40 Profesor Under 40, Poets & Quants, 2014
Early Career Award, Society for Consumer Psychology, 2013
Finalist for Best Teacher Award, 2009, 2010, & 2013
Young Scholar, Marketing Science Institute, 2013
Service Award, Carlson School of Management, 2013
Emerald Citations of Excellence Award for Most Highly Cited Business Papers, 2012
SAGE Scholar Early Career Award in Social and Personality Psychology, 2012
Best Paper Award, Journal of Consumer Research, 2011
Best Teacher Award, Carlson School of Management, 2011
McKnight Land-Grant Professorship, University of Minnesota, 2010-2013
Best Paper Award, Society for Consumer Psychology, 2007
National Science Foundation Grant "Life History Theory and Risky Behavior" (2011-2014: $400,000)
National Science Foundation Grant "Fundamental Goals and Decision Making" (2009-2012: $600,000)
Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contribution, Human Behavior and Evolution Society (2014)