June 11, 2009

LOS ANGELES - Faculty Chairman Tony Bernardo today 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, Mark Garmaise, Victor Tabbush and Romain Wacziarg. Winners were honored at an afternoon reception on June 10.

  • Dean George W Robbins Assistant Professor Teaching Award: Guillaume Roels
  • Citibank Teaching Award: John de Figueiredo
  • Neidorf "Decade" Teaching Award: Kevin McCardle

Assistant Professor Bruce Carlin was also honored at the event as winner of the Eric and "E" Juline Faculty Excellence in Research Award, which recognizes excellence in research among the school's assistant professors. Selection for this award was conducted by UCLA Anderson's Research Committee composed of Mike Hanssens, Ed Leamer and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam.

Tony Bernardo was selected as the 2009 recipient of the J. Clayburn La Force Faculty Leadership Award recognizing outstanding service by faculty. The La Force Award selection committee consisted of Rakesh Sarin, Ed Leamer and Aimee Drolet.

In addition to the teaching awards selected by faculty, students in the Full Time and Fully-Employed MBA programs present a teaching award to their "best" professor. This year's MBA Class of 2009 chose Eric Sussman to receive their award. The FEMBA class of 2009 selected Mark Garmaise to receive the honor.

The EMBA teaching award recipient will be announced on Saturday August 1, at the EMBA Graduation.

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UCLA Anderson School of Management, established in 1935, is regarded among the leading business schools in the world. UCLA Anderson faculty members are renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Each year, UCLA Anderson provides management education to more than 1,700 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 36,000 alumni, UCLA Anderson develops and prepares global leaders.

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