The 2019 Foster Awards: recognizing extraordinary faculty and staff achievement

Announcing The Fosters for 2019: a collection of awards honoring the best and brightest achievements during the past academic year by faculty and staff at the University of Washington Foster School of Business.

Lance Young in action.

Foster School Faculty/Staff Excellence Awards

PACCAR Award for Excellence in Teaching – Crystal Farh
Dan Siegel Award for Service – Thomas Gilbert
Charles E. Summer Memorial Teaching Award – Lance Young
Lex N. Gamble Family Award for Excellence in Case Development & Curriculum Innovation – Tracey Seslen and Stephen Siegel
William A. & Helen I. Fowler Endowment for Special Achievement in Accounting – Asher Curtis and Stephanie Grant
Pacific Coast Banking School Dean’s Leadership Awards – Amber Turner, Sara Jones, Dan Turner and Steven Hatting
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching – Michael Johnson, Sarah McVay and Natalie Mizik
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching – Leta Beard and Phil Quinn
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Research – Kamran Moinzadeh and Jeff Shulman

Graduate Programs Recognitions

Full-Time MBA Professors of the Year – Jennifer Koski (Class of 2019), Thomas Gilbert (Class of 2020)
Full-Time MBA Professors of the Quarter (Autumn 2018) – Jennifer Koski (Class of 2019), Thomas Gilbert (Class of 2020)
Full-Time MBA Professors of the Quarter (Winter 2019) – Stephen Siegel and Tiona Zuzul (Class of 2019), Foad Iravani (Class of 2020)
Full-Time MBA Professors of the Quarter (Spring 2019) – Lance Young (Class of 2019), Mark Hillier (Class of 2020)

Evening MBA Elective Professor of the Year (Class of 2019) – Lance Young
Evening MBA Core Professor of the Year (Class of 2020) – David Sirmon
Evening MBA Core Professor of the Year (Class of 2021) – Weili Ge

Dawn Matsumoto

EMBA Robert M. Bowen Excellence in Teaching (Regional 35) – Michael Johnson and Dawn Matsumoto
EMBA Robert M. Bowen Excellence in Teaching (North America 20) – Michael Johnson and Dawn Matsumoto

TMMBA Excellence in Teaching (Monday Section) – Issariya Sirichakwal
TMMBA Excellence in Teaching (Wednesday Section) – Issariya Sirichakwal
TMMBA Professor of the Quarter (Summer 2018) – Debra Glassman
TMMBA Professors of the Quarter (Autumn 2018) – Issariya Sirichakwal and Sarah Shaikh (Class 18), Scott Reynolds (Class 19)
TMMBA Professors of the Quarter (Winter 2019) – Ben Hallen (Class 18), Sarah McVay (Class 19)
TMMBA Professors of the Quarter (Spring 2019) – Michael Johnson (Class 18), Lance Young (Class 19)

Crystal Farh

Hybrid MBA Faculty of the Quarter (Autumn 2017) – Frank Hodge (Class 19)
Hybrid MBA Faculty of the Quarter (Winter 2018) – Kevin Steensma (Class 19)
Hybrid MBA Faculty of the Quarter (Spring 2018) – Lance Young (Class 19) 
Hybrid MBA Faculty of the Quarter (Autumn 2018) – Frank Hodge (Class 20)
Hybrid MBA Faculty of the Quarter (Winter 2019) – Alexis Leon (Class 20)

EDP Excellence in Teaching Award – Pat Bettin

GEMBA Excellence in Teaching Award – Mark Hillier

MSCM Excellence in Teaching Award – Hamed Mamani and Issariya Sirichakwal

MS Entre Excellence in Teaching Award – Elizabeth Umphress
MS Entre Faculty of the Quarter (Summer 2018) – Suresh Kotha
MS Entre Faculty of the Quarter (Autumn 2018) – Dianne Legg
MS Entre Faculty of the Quarter (Winter 2019) – Kevin Boeh
MS Entre Faculty of the Quarter (Spring 2019) – Ben Hallen

Undergraduate Program Recognitions

Undergraduate Faculty of the Year:
Accounting – Crystal Finkelstein
Finance & Business Economics – Avi Kamara
Information Systems & Operations Management – Hamed Mamani
Management & Entrepreneurship – Kira Schabram
Marketing & International Business – Lee Hochberg

Hamed Mamani

Career Services Faculty Partner of the Year – Tracey Seslen
New Faculty of the Year – Yang Song

Staff Recognitions

Staff Excellence Award – Lindsey Bain McCorkle, Natalie Chan, Theresa Maloney and Wil Tutol
Emerging Leader Award – Andrea Pesola
Undergraduate Staff of the Year – Zach McKinlay

Faculty Promotions

Jennifer Koski – Professor of Finance
Hamed Mamani – Professor of Operations Management
Amin Sayedi – Associate Professor of Marketing (with tenure)
Debra Glassman – Principal Lecturer of Business Economics
Elizabeth Weber – Senior Lecturer of Accounting

University of Washington Recognition

UW Distinguished Teaching Award – Kira Schabram
Bob Roseth Outstanding Staff Award – Andy Anderson