Collins Professor of Marketing Saeed Samiee was selected as the 2017 recipient of the American Marketing Association’s Significant Contributions to Global Marketing Award, also known as the Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given annually to a global marketing scholar who has made exceptional contributions to the advancement of the global marketing research field and recognizes the best of the best within the field of marketing. Samiee will be honored on Aug. 6 at the AMA’s summer conference.
Samiee has been a member of the Collins College of Business faculty since 1993. His research, publications and teaching are centered on marketing strategy, particularly in global, international and regional contexts. He has published in and reviews for leading marketing and international business journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science and Journal of International Business Studies. Samiee serves on the editorial review boards of 12 journals and has been recognized as an author and a reviewer by the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Research and Journal of Teaching in International Business.
Prior to joining The University of Tulsa as professor and director of TU’s international business activities, he was Professor of International Business at the University of South Carolina. He has served as a visiting scholar in over a dozen countries and is the recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award at USC and the Mayo Research Excellence Award at TU on three occasions. He, along with two co-authors, received the decade award for research with the highest impact in international marketing by the American Marketing Association’s Global Marketing SIG for a publication in Strategic Management Journal.