The 2017 Foster Awards: recognizing extraordinary faculty and staff achievement

The scholarly stars were out for the annual unveiling of The Fosters, a collection of awards honoring the best and brightest achievements during the 2016-17 academic year by faculty and staff at the University of Washington Foster School of Business.

Faculty/Staff Excellence Awards

Thomas Gilbert

PACCAR Award for Teaching Excellence – Thomas Gilbert
Dan Siegel Award for Service – Thomas Gilbert
Charles E. Summer Memorial Teaching Award – Thomas Gilbert
Lex N. Gamble Family Award for Excellence in Case Development & Curriculum Innovation – Debra Glassman and Dan Turner
William A. & Helen I. Fowler Award for Special Achievement in Accounting – Ed deHaan
Pacific Coast Banking School Dean’s Leadership Awards – Xiao-Ping Chen & Yong Tan, Apurva Jain & Kamran Moinzadeh, Robert Palmatier, and Corinne Goellnitz
Wells Fargo Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching – Tod Bergstrom
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching – Foad Iravani and David Sirmon
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Research – Ran Duchin, Hamed Mamani and Robert Palmatier

Graduate Programs Recognitions

MBA Professors of the Year – Lance Young (Class of 2017), Thomas Gilbert (Class of 2018)
MBA Professors of the Quarter (Autumn 2016) – Jennifer Koski (Class of 2017), Thomas Gilbert (Class of 2018)
MBA Professors of the Quarter (Winter 2017) – Mark Forehand (Class of 2017), Foad Iravani (Class of 2018)
MBA Professors of the Quarter (Spring 2017) – Lance Young (Class of 2017), Mark Hillier (Class of 2018)
Evening MBA Elective Professor of the Year (Class of 2017) – Mark Forehand

Evening MBA Core Professor of the Year (Class of 2018) – David Sirmon
Evening MBA Core Professor of the Year (Class of 2019) – Weili Ge

Robert M. Bowen EMBA Excellence in Teaching (Regional 33) – Charles Hill and Andy Siegel
Robert M. Bowen EMBA Excellence in Teaching (North America 18) – Jonathan Karpoff and Andy Siegel

TMMBA Faculty of the Quarter (Summer 2016) – Pat Bettin (Monday), Natalie Mizik (Wednesday)
TMMBA Faculty of the Quarter (Autumn 2016) – Paige Patrick (Class 16), Jerry Cormick and Greg Bigley (Class 17)
TMMBA Faculty of the Quarter (Winter 2017) – Ben Hallen (Class 16), Alexis Leon (Class 17)
TMMBA Faculty of the Quarter (Spring 2017) – Scott Reynolds and Michael Johnson (Class 16), Lance Young (Class 17)
TMMBA Excellence in Teaching (Monday Section) – Ben Hallen and Lance Young TMMBA Excellence in Teaching (Wednesday Section) – Paige Patrick and Natalie Mizik

EDP Excellence in Teaching – Pat Bettin

GEMBA Excellence in Teaching – Kevin Steensma and Erich Studer-Ellis

MSIS Excellence in Teaching Award – Manoj Parameswaran

MSCM Excellence in Teaching Award – Kamran Moinzadeh and Lloyd Tanlu

PhD Outstanding Mentors – Dawn Matsumoto (Accounting), Ran Duchin (Finance & Business Economics), Yong Tan (ISOM), David Tan (Management & Organization), Hema Yoganarasimhan (Marketing & International Business)

Undergraduate Program Recognitions

Undergraduate Faculty and Staff of the Year:
Accounting – Peter Demerjian
Finance & Business Economics – Jarrad Harford
Information Systems – Shaosong Ou
Management & Organization – Tod Bergstrom
Marketing & International Business – Marty Mathews
International Business – Leta Beard
Operations Management/Qmeth – Erich Studer-Ellis

Most Inspirational Faculty of the Year – Izzy Weber

Staff of the Year – Josina Garnham

Staff Excellence Awards

Staff Excellence – Paul Frogley, Ryan Hawkinson, Samantha Ogle and Amy Sallin
Emerging Leader – Julie Lin

Faculty Promotions 

Stephan Siegel – Professor of Finance
Yong-Pin Zhou – Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
Asher Curtis – Associate Professor of Accounting (with tenure)
Ryan Fehr – Associate Professor of Management (with tenure)
Ben Hallen – Associate Professor of Management (with tenure)
Emily Cox Pahnke – Associate Professor of Management (with tenure)
Mark Westerfield – Associate Professor of Finance (with tenure)
Hema Yoganarasimhan – Association Professor of Marketing (with tenure)
Jane Reich – Senior Lecturer in Accounting
Jack Rhodes – Senior Lecturer in Marketing and International Business

Appointments

Kamran Moinzadeh – Chair, Department of Information Systems and Operations Management (re-appointment)
Ming Fan – Faculty Director, MSIS
Yong-Pin Zhou – Faculty Director, MSCM
Rob Adams – Executive Director, Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship
Connie Bourassa-Shaw – Executive Director, MS in Entrepreneurship
Ben Hallen – Faculty Director, MS in Entrepreneurship