Lindsey Receives Young Investigator Award

Release Date: April 28, 2011 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Charles Lindsey, assistant professor of marketing in the School of Management, received the University at Buffalo Exceptional Scholars Award for Young Investigators.

He was one of 15 of UB’s best and brightest teachers and researchers who were named recipients of the university’s 2011 Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation awards. They will be honored as part of the fall Celebration of Faculty and Staff Excellence.

The Young Investigator Award is presented to untenured researchers who have obtained the highest degree in their field within the past eight years, and whose work has garnered universal acclaim or been completed under the auspices of a prestigious fellowship grant.

An expert in consumer behavior, Lindsey has published numerous research papers on this topic, such as how brand information and messages are processed and remembered. His work has been cited in national media, including MSNBC, CBC and Fox News.

Since joining the School of Management faculty in 2006, Lindsey has taught courses on consumer behavior at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Linsdey has served as a consultant to Ingersoll-Rand, Kimball International and Tops Markets, and is a member of the Association of Consumer Research, Society for Consumer Psychology and the American Marketing Association.

He holds doctorate and master’s degrees from Indiana University and an MBA from St. Louis University.

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