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Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons

Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
Chairholder
University of Mannheim
Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility
Schloss
Schneckenhof Ost – Room SO 103
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
upon arrangement

Laura Marie Edinger-Schons  focuses on consumer and employee reactions to corporate social responsibility (CSR), CSR management, CSR communication as well as innovative pricing mechanisms and business models. Her work has been published in renowned academic journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Journal of Business Ethics. She received the Overall Best Paper Award at the 2014 Winter AMA, was voted into the Top Ten Junior Academics 2015 (by Zeit and academics), and received the German Science Award 2016 for the Best Collaboration with Private Business (20,000€). For her teaching, she received the AACSB Innovations that Inspire Award 2017 and the Students’ Teaching Award of the Faculty of Business Management of the University of Mannheim 2017. For her habilitation thesis “Essays on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Marketing – CSR Strategy, Communication, and Innovative Pricing”, Laura Marie Edinger-Schons received the Wolfgang-Ritter Award 2017 (10,000€) as well as the Roman Herzog Research Award 2018 (5,000€). Before accepting the position in Mannheim, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Sales and Marketing Department of the Ruhr University Bochum where she finished her doctoral thesis in 2011 (supervised by Prof. Jan Wieseke and Prof. Mario Rese).

Academic Career

Date Position
Since 11/ 2016 PROFESSOR OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY at University of Mannheim
10/2015 – 11/2016 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY at University of Mannheim
04/2011 – 10/2015 POST-DOC at the Sales & Marketing Department (Prof. Dr. Jan Wieseke & Prof. Dr. Christian Schmitz)
11/2007 – 04/2011 DOCTORAL STUDENT at the Faculty of Economics and Business Management of the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Dissertation grade: Summa cum laude
03/2006 – 11/2006 PROGRAM ASSISTANT at Udayana University, Indonesia
10/2001 – 11/2007 MASTER DEGREE in Economics and Business Management at the Ruhr-University of Bochum

Publications

Take a look at her publications here.