Honor Roll: outstanding Foster faculty receive major recognition

Faculty members of the UW Foster School of Business have been recognized in 2016 for excellence in research, teaching and leadership at the university, national and international levels.

Bruce Avolio Bruce Avolio

Mark Pigott Chair in Business Strategic Leadership and a Professor of Management Highly Cited Researcher, Clarivate Analytics/Thompson Reuters

Avolio, the founding director of the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking, ranks among the world’s top one percent of scholars in the natural and social sciences thanks to his prolific and influential work in authentic and transformational leadership development.

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Christopher Barnes Christopher Barnes

Associate Professor of Management and Evert McCabe Endowed Faculty Fellow Distinguished Early Career Award, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal

SIOP, a division of the American Psychological Association, recognizes Barnes’ meteoric rise to international authority on the effects of fatigue in the workplace. Then the prolific scholar, with 38 papers published since 2007, receives an award for his judgment of other scholars' contributions—from the principal journal in management.

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Philip Bond Philip Bond

Edward E. Carlson Distinguished Professor in Business Administration and a Professor of Finance Brattle Group Prize in Corporate Finance, American Finance Association

The preeminent association in finance deems Bond’s 2015 paper—analyzing the utility of Wall Street’s lavish compensation packages—most exceptional in corporate finance. Bond is also co-editor of the Journal of Finance and president of the Finance Theory Group.

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Xiao-Ping Chen Xiao-Ping Chen

Philip M. Condit Endowed Chair in Business Administration and a Professor of Management Emerald Citations of Excellence Award, Emerald Publishing Group

Chen’s 2013 paper demystifying the Chinese system of Guanxi—social networks and influential relationships that regulate business—is one of the most cited papers across all business disciplines. No wonder she also received the Distinguished Scholarly Achievement Award from the International Association for Chinese Management Research this year.

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Kathryn Dewenter Kathryn Dewenter

Joshua Green Family Endowed Professor of Finance PACCAR Award for Excellence in Teaching, Foster School of Business

Foster MBAs select Dewenter as the 16th winner of the school’s highest teaching honor, established in 1998 by PACCAR Inc.

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Ryan Fehr Ryan Fehr

Assistant Professor of Management Ascendant Scholar Award, Western Academy of Management

The West Coast affiliate of the Academy of Management names Fehr among a handful of young b-school scholars who have demonstrated an exemplary record of research, teaching and service—and even greater potential.

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Thomas Gilbert Thomas Gilbert

Assistant Professor of Finance 40 under 40 Most Outstanding MBA Professors, Poets & Quants

Gilbert, past winner of the PACCAR Award for Excellence in Teaching, is recognized as one of the 40 best young MBA instructors in the world—by the world’s most influential MBA news site.

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Jarrad Harford Jarrad Harford

Paul Pigott-PACCAR Professor in Business Administration and Professor of Finance Outstanding Paper in Corporate Finance, Southern Finance Association

Harford’s paper finding that long-term investors improve corporate decision-making earns top honors from the SFA and from the International Center for Pensions Management.

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Charles Hill Charles Hill

Hughes M. and Katherine G. Blake Endowed Professor in Business Administration and Professor of Management and Organization Favorite MBA Professors, Poets & Quants

The essential MBA news site counts Hill—recipient of the Foster School’s Charles E. Summer Outstanding Teaching Award this year—among the most inspiring, innovative and indelible business educators in the world today.

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Jonathan Karpoff Jonathan Karpoff

Washington Mutual Endowed Chair in Innovation and a Professor of Finance Fellow, Financial Management Association

With his election, Karpoff joins a select company of giants in the field of finance that includes Nobel Prize winners Robert Engle, Merton Miller and William Sharpe, and Eugene Fama, the “father of modern finance.”

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Thomas Lee Thomas Lee

Hughes M. Blake Endowed Professor of Management Distinguished Service Award, Academy of Management

The preeminent management association pays tribute to the indelible career contributions of Lee: 90 papers published in top journals, co-author of seminal job embeddedness theory; past president of the Academy of Management; former editor of the Academy of Management Journal.

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Dawn Matsumoto Dawn Matsumoto

Gerhard G. Mueller Endowed Professor in Accounting Appointed Editor, The Accounting Review

A career of exemplary scholarship earns Matsumoto a position of editorial leadership at the premier journal in the field of accounting.

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Robert Palmatier Robert Palmatier

John C. Narver Endowed Professor in Business Administration and a Professor of Marketing Emerald Citations of Excellence Award, Emerald Publishing Group Robert D. Buzzell Award, Marketing Science Institute

Palmatier’s 2013 Journal of Marketing paper introducing the notion of corporate relationship velocity is one of the most-cited papers across all business disciplines. The Buzzell Award recognizes his significant contribution to marketing practice and thought.

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Oliver Rutz Oliver Rutz

Marion B. Ingersoll Professor of Marketing William F. O’Dell Award, American Marketing Association

The foremost association in marketing recognizes the significant and lasting contribution of Rutz’s 2011 paper on search behavior on the Internet and the value of paid search advertising.

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Yong Tan Yong Tan

Neal and Jan Dempsey Professor of Information Systems Distinguished Fellow Award, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

After being named a Chang Jian Scholar by the Chinese Ministry of Education last year, Tan follows up by winning the most prestigious award in information systems from the discipline’s foremost association.

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Lance Young Lance Young

Senior Lecturer of Finance and Business Economics Favorite MBA Professors, Poets & Quants

The essential MBA news site counts Young—winner of the PACCAR Award and professor-of-the-year distinction in nearly every Foster School program—among the most inspiring, innovative and indelible business educators in the world today.

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