© Mary Hanlon
Stanley Reiter, left, with Prof.
Alvaro Sandroni, who won the 2003 Stanley Reiter
Best Paper Award
© Nathan Mandell
Emeritus L.G. Lavengood with Prof. Christie Nordhielm,
winner of the 2003 Lavengood Professor of the Year Award
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with a longstanding tradition, the Kellogg School celebrated
faculty and staff contributions and promotions with a special
June 7 dinner that brought together the Kellogg community
for an evening of reflection and recognition.
by Dean Dipak C. Jain and the Office of the Dean, Oh Be Joyful
began with a public acknowledgement of the collective effort
put forth by all members of the Kellogg School.
sense of connection we see at Kellogg among our faculty and
staff is truly remarkable,” noted Dean Jain at the event,
which took place at the James L. Allen Center on the Evanston
campus. “Each one of you has again demonstrated the
kind of dedication to excellence that has led Kellogg to the
very top level.”
the evening’s highlights was the presentation of various
teaching awards, including the L.G. Lavengood Professor of
the Year Award, which has been given by members of the graduating
class since 1976. This year, a record number of Lavengood
nominations — 71 in all — indicated the high quality
of teaching excellence across all areas of study at the Kellogg
School, said Jain.
half our faculty was nominated for this honor, which illustrates
how much our students value the scholarship of our faculty,”
end, Professor Christie Nordhielm earned the Lavengood for
her excellence in teaching marketing. Nordhielm was one of
five finalists that included Professors Julie
Hennessy (Marketing), Scott
McKeon (Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences), Sergio
Rebelo (Finance) and Steve
in the Executive Master’s Program (EMP) also selected
Professors of the Year. EMP-53 honored Sunil
Economics and Decision Sciences) while EMP-54 honored Sergio
Rebelo (International Finance). Steve
Rogers and Anne
Coughlan were also recognized for their excellence in teaching EMP
elective courses — Entrepreneurial Finance and Marketing,
annual accolade was announced at Oh Be Joyful. The 2003 Stanley
Reiter Best Paper Award went to Associate Professor of
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Alvaro Sandroni
for his publication “Do Markets Favor Agents Able to
Make Accurate Predictions?” Named in honor of Reiter
— who is the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor
of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences — the
award recognizes the paper written by a Kellogg faculty member
and judged “best” within the preceding four calendar
years. A panel of Kellogg School professors from across disciplines
serves as the selection committee for the Reiter Award.
Sandroni’s paper answers the question posed by its title
in the affirmative, offering supporting evidence and establishing
the conditions under which this predictive accuracy is rewarded.
The paper was originally published in Econometrica
(Vol. 68, No. 6).
the 2002 intellectual output of the Kellogg School included
109 articles, 35 cases, 16 book chapters and 14 books, all
of which was on display at Oh Be Joyful.
staff members were also honored for their long service, including
Erica Kantor, assistant dean of administration for executive
education, and Judy Piper, program manager for executive education.
Each has been with Kellogg for 20 years.
marketing guru Philip
Kotler, the SC Johnson and Son Distinguished
Professor of International Marketing, was also recognized
for his 40 years of thought leadership.