June 10, 2008

2008 Faculty AwardsLOS ANGELES - Faculty Chairman Tony Bernardo announced the winners of the annual UCLA Anderson teaching awards. The selection was conducted by UCLA Anderson's Teaching Improvement Committee comprised of Randy Bucklin, Bill Cockrum, John de Figueiredo, Kevin McCardle and Victor Tabbush. Winners were honored at an afternoon reception on June 9.

  • Robbins Assistant Professor Award: Bruce Carlin
  • Citibank Teaching Award: Charles Corbett and Aimee Drolet (co-winners)
  • Neidorf “Decade” Award: Eric Sussman

Prof. Bernardo also announced that Maia Young is the winner of the Eric and "E" Juline Faculty Excellence in Research Award recognizing excellence in research among the school's assistant professors. Selection for this award was conducted by UCLA Anderson's Research Committee comprised of Mike Hanssens, Ed Leamer and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam. Eric Juline, on hand at the reception to congratulate the winner, noted the importance of encouraging young talent in an organization. On behalf of the Research Committee, Avanidhar Subrahmanyam complimented Prof. Young on the breadth and depth of her research. 

Sandy Jacoby is this year's winner of the J. Clayburn La Force Faculty Leadership Award recognizing outstanding service by faculty. The La Force Award selection committee is comprised of Ed Leamer, Jack McDonough and Eduardo Schwartz. It was noted that Prof. Jacoby works quietly behind the scenes to conduct the business of the school while continuing to be a distinguished scholar.

Teaching awards are also presented each year by students in the MBA, Fully-Employed MBA and Executive MBA programs.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management, established in 1935, is regarded among the very best business schools in the world.  UCLA Anderson faculty are ranked #1 in "Intellectual Capital" by BusinessWeek and are renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Furthermore, the finance faculty is ranked #1 in research publications in the four leading peer-reviewed journals by the Financial Management Association. Each year, UCLA Anderson provides management education to more than 1,600 students enrolled in MBA, Executive MBA, Fully-Employed MBA and doctoral programs, and to more than 2,000 professional managers through executive education programs.  Combining highly selective admissions, varied and innovative learning programs, and a world-wide network of 35,000 alumni, UCLA Anderson develops and prepares global leaders.

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