Ekant Veer is a Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Christchurch Knowledge Commons at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch. He is a multi-award winning teacher and researcher having been named in the Top 40 under 40 Business School Professors worldwide; an Ako Aotearoa Tertriary Teaching Excellence Award winner; UC’s Teaching Medal awardee in 2017 and five times winner of the UCSA’s lecturer of the year award. His work looks at the role that marketing can play in both driving social change and community wellbeing as well as what impact digital technology plays in consumer interactions and their sense of identity. His research has been published in numerous international journals, such as the Journal of Marketing Management, The European Journal of Marketing, and The Journal of Public Policy and Marketing. Ekant has recently taken on the role as Director of the Christchurch Knowledge Commons which looks to support the University of Canterbury's commitment to kotahitanga [partnerships] and engagement between tertiary sector and businesses, community and the public sector.
- Tanouri A., Kennedy AM. and Veer E. (2021) A conceptual framework for transformative gamification services. Journal of Services Marketing http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSM-12-2020-0527.
- Veer E. and Dobele A. (2021) Big boys don’t cry [Offline]: the phygital disconnect between online and offline mental wellness engagement. Journal of Strategic Marketing http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0965254X.2021.1965190.
- Veer E., Zahrai K. and Stevens S. (2021) I stood by: the role of allies in developing an inclusive and supportive academic environment post #MeToo. Journal of Marketing Management 37(1-2): 162-179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0267257X.2020.1772344.
- Calder K., D'Aeth L., Turner S., Begg A., Veer E., Scott J. and Fox C. (2019) Evaluation of the All Right? Campaign's Facebook intervention post-disaster in Canterbury, New Zealand.. Health Promotion International http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/day106.
- Dobele AR. and Veer E. (2019) My best writing space: understanding academics self-professed writing spaces. Higher Education 78(2): 345-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10734-018-0346-y.