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Babson's Professor Grewal Named To Thomson Reuters 2014 World's Most Influential Scientific Minds List

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Grewal one of just eight marketing experts worldwide included in Thomson Reuters report

WELLESLEY, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College Professor Dhruv Grewal has been named to the Thomson Reuters 2014 report of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds.

The list identifies Grewal as a person of influence on the cutting edge in the fields of economics and business. He is the Toyota Chair in Commerce and Electronic Business and a Professor of Marketing at Babson.

"These individuals are influencing the future direction of their fields and of the world. They are performing and publishing work that their peers recognize as vital to the advancement of their science. These researchers are, undoubtedly, among the most influential scientific minds of our time," says Thomson Reuters.

Methodology

Analysts from Thomson Reuters used the company's Web of Science and InCites scientific evaluation and benchmarking platforms to identify highly cited researchers on the number of papers produced over an 11-year period, 2002-2012. The report lists some 3,200 individuals who have impacted at least one of 21 broad fields of academic research including business, economics, mathematics, biomedicine, computer science, and chemistry.

From 2002-12, Grewal published more than 60 articles in leading journals such as:

  • Journal of Marketing (7),
  • Journal of Consumer Research (3),
  • Journal of Marketing Research (1),
  • Journal of Retailing (21),
  • Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (11), and
  • Entrepreneurial Theory & Practice (1).

He currently has over 21,000 citations based on his Google Scholar Page and an H-Index of 56.  For more information, visit http://bit.ly/1wzIeBg.

"There were only eight Marketing faculty in the world to make this list, and to have our very own Dhruv Grewal as one of those eight is an honor not only for Dhruv but for our Marketing Division as well," said Victoria Crittenden, Babson Professor and Marketing Division Chair. "At Babson, we are focused on building a strong group of scholars. Dhruv's influence in both scholarly research and in the classroom is profound, and it is great to see this type of recognition for one of our faculty members."

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About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds(tm). The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society--while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action(r) as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. Visit www.babson.edu.

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