Summa Cum Laude

Thumbs up for Foster faculty

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Foster School faculty members from every department were recognized in 2015 as exemplars at university, national and international levels.

Leta Beard
Leta Beard
Senior Lecturer in Marketing and International Business
Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington
One of only seven instructors across the UW to receive its highest teaching honor, Beard displays tireless dedication to student development, coaching case competition teams, advising organizations and leading study tours in addition to her undergraduate courses in marketing and international business.
Philip Bond
Philip Bond
Norman J. Metcalfe Endowed Professor in Finance
Appointed Co-Editor, Journal of Finance
A researcher of world-class reputation, Bond will set the agenda for research published in the preeminent scholarly journal in the field of finance when he joins its top editorial team in June 2016. He’s one of 37 Foster faculty members currently leading the editorial review process at a top-tier academic journal.
Jonathan Brogaard
Jonathan Brogaard
Assistant Professor of Finance
Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award, Review of Financial Studies
Brogaard’s status as an international expert in high frequency trading is confirmed with this award recognizing his influential paper connecting hyper-fast computerized trading with improved price discovery in the financial markets.
Dave Burgstahler
Dave Burgstahler
Julius A. Roller Professor of Accounting
President-elect, American Accounting Association
A prolific and influential researcher, Burgstahler will lead the premier professional association of accounting academics in the world in 2016-17.
Xiao-Ping Chen
Xiao-Ping Chen
Philip M. Condit Endowed Chair in Business Administration
Distinguished Scholarly Contribution Award, International Association for Chinese Management Research
Chen is only the ninth winner of this international award that recognizes extraordinary career contribution to the creation and dissemination of management knowledge with a focus on China.
Jonathan Karpoff
Jonathan Karpoff
Washington Mutual Endowed Chair in Innovation Professor of Finance
Outstanding Contribution to Research in Corporate Governance Award, Drexel Center for Corporate Governance
Karpoff is one of only eight recipients of this international award from the influential Drexel Center; company includes serious contenders for the Nobel Prize in Economics.
Jennifer Koski
Jennifer Koski
Associate Professor of Finance and John B. and Delores L. Fery Faculty Fellow
PACCAR Award for Excellence in Teaching, Foster School of Business
Koski is the first three-time winner of Foster’s highest teaching award which was established in 1998 by PACCAR Inc. Her three wins have come at the intervals of 2001, 2008 and 2015.
Tom Lee
Tom Lee
Hughes M. Blake Endowed Professor of Management
Herbert Heneman Jr. Award for Career Achievement, Academy of Management
The HR Division of the Academy tallies Lee’s career—85 papers in top journals, co-author of seminal job embeddedness theory, past president of the Academy of Management and editor of the Academy of Management Journal—and says “bravo!”
Gerhard Mueller
Gerhard Mueller
Emeritus Professor of Accounting
Distinguished Advocate Award, Institute of Management Accountants
One more career accolade for the former Foster associate dean and FASB member who co-authored 19 books and more than 100 journal articles and won the Wildman Medal from the American Accounting Association.
Emily Cox Pahnke
Emily Cox Pahnke
Assistant Professor of Management
Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington
Another of only seven instructors across the UW system to receive the university’s highest teaching honor, Panke peppers her graduate entrepreneurship courses with case studies and industry experts, equipping students to navigate the ambiguity germane to new ventures.
Rob Palmatier
Rob Palmatier
John C. Narver Endowed Professor in Business Administration
Louis W. Stern Award, American Marketing Association
It’s the third time in five years that Palmatier has won the Stern Award, this time in recognition of his influential 2007 Journal of Marketing paper on the drivers of successful inter-organizational relationship performance.
Oliver Rutz
Oliver Rutz
Marion B. Ingersoll Professor of Marketing
Top 50 Scholar (Author Productivity in the Premier Marketing Journals, 2010-2014), American Marketing Association
In addition to being named a Marketing Science Institute (MSI) Young Scholar and winning the AMA’s Paul E. Green and Donald R. Lehmann Awards in the past three years, Rutz finds himself among the most prolific scholars in the field of marketing for the second time.
Elizabeth Stearns
Elizabeth Stearns
Senior Lecturer of Marketing
Husky Green Award, University of Washington
When the greenest school in America calls you out for your contribution to sustainability, it’s something special. Stearns teaches a course in sustainability, advises Foster’s Net Impact club, and inspires MBAs to consider the economic, social and environmental impact of every business decision.
Yong Tan
Yong Tan
Neal and Jan Dempsey Professor of Information Systems
Chang Jian Scholar, Chinese Ministry of Education
Tan’s achievement in information systems research has earned him one of the most prestigious academic awards in China and a chaired visiting professorship at the nation’s elite Tsinghua University.