HONORS

BIO
BACKGROUND
RESEARCH
TEACHING
HONORS
COURSES

RESEARCH

University of Texas, Arlington

  • Eunice and James West Endowed Chair of Private Enterprise and Entrepreneuship, 2004-
  • Distinguished Research Publication Award, 2005-06.

University of Kansas

  • William and Judy Docking Distinguished Professorship, 2003- 2004
  • Guy Mabry Best Paper Award,  2002-03
  • Charles W. Oswald Faculty Fellow, 2000-2003
  • Dean Werries Faculty Fellow, 1998-2000
  • Guy Mabry Best Paper Award, 1996-97
  • School of Business Research Excellence Award, 1996-97.
  • School of Business Top Ten Teacher, 1997.
  • School of Business Research Fellow, 1996-1997
  • School of Business Research Excellence Award, 1995-96
  • First Runners-up in Best Paper Award, Southwestern Academy of Management Meetings, 1996.
  • Koch Industries Faculty Fellow, 1995-96.
  • School of Business Fellowship for Research on Corporate Restructuring, 1992-93.
  • 'Honorable mention' and award for the paper 'Acquisition Planning for Constructive Organizational Assimilation' (with J.H. Grant) in the FAR/Planning Review sponsored competition for 'Best paper in Corporate and Organizational Planning', 1985.

TEACHING/MENTORING

University of Kansas

  • CIMBA MBA Program Outstanding Educator Award, 2004.
  • Association of Business Doctoral Students Outstanding Mentor Award, 1998.
  • School of Business Top Ten Teacher, 1997.
  • Association of Business Doctoral Students Outstanding Mentor Award, 1995.
  • Graduate Business School Outstanding Educator Award, Fall 1991
  • Faculty Mentor for Gordon Undergraduate Fellow, 1989-90, 1991-92, 1994-95.