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Foster School recognizes extraordinary faculty achievement

The University of Washington Foster School of Business has issued its annual awards honoring exemplary faculty achievement for academic year 2009-10:

Paccar Award for Excellence in Teaching – Thomas Gilbert

Dan Siegel Award for Service – Shailendra Jain

Andrew V. Smith Faculty Development Award – Xiao-Ping Chen

Charles E. Summer Outstanding Teaching Award – Robert Bowen

Ron Crockett Award for Academic Excellence in Business – Robert Bowen

Lex N. Gamble Family Award for Excellence in Case Development & Curriculum Innovation – Richard Nolan

William A. & Helen I. Fowler Endowment for Special Achievement in Accounting – Mark Soliman

Dean’s Faculty Research Award – Kevin Steensma and Shailendra Jain

Dean’s Junior Faculty Research Award – Jeffrey Shulman

Wells Fargo Faculty Award for Undergraduate Teaching – Leta Beard and Frank Hodge


Graduate Programs Professors of the Year (chosen by students):

MBA Core Professor of the Year – Thomas Gilbert

MBA Elective Professor of the Year – Mark Forehand

Evening MBA Professor of the Year (class of 2012) – Mark Soliman

Evening MBA Professor of the Year (class of 2011) – Lance Young

Evening MBA Professor of the Year (class of 2010) – Lance Young

Executive MBA Excellence in Teaching Award (regional) – Robert Bowen, Pat BettinShailendra Jain

Executive MBA Excellence in Teaching Award (North America) – Robert Bowen, Pat BettinShailendra Jain

Executive Development Program Excellence in Teaching Award – Greg Bigley

TMMBA Excellence in Teaching Award (Monday section) – Frank Hodge (financial accounting), Pat Bettin (leadership), Suresh Kotha (entrepreneurship)

TMMBA Excellence in Teaching Award (Wednesday section) – Frank Hodge (financial accounting), Pat Bettin (leadership)

PhD Outstanding Mentor Award – Robert Palmatier


Undergraduate Program Instructors of the Year (chosen by students):

Marketing, International Business, BEDP, Retail, Sales, Entrepreneurship – Leta Beard

Finance & Business Economics – Jarrad Harford

Information Systems & Operations Management – Izic Chon

HR Management, Management – Hugh Judd

Accounting – Dawn Matsumoto


New Appointments to Professorships and Fellowships

Marcus da Cunha – Michael G. Foster Endowed Professorship

Shailendra Jain – James D. Currie Endowed Professorship

Weili Ge – William R. Gregory Accounting Faculty Fellow

Sonali Shah – Charlene M. & Arthur W. Buerk Endowed Faculty Fellow