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Honours and Recognition


Canada Research Chairs (CRC)

Established in 2000 by the Government of Canada, the Canada Research Chair Program helps chairholders achieve research excellence while improving Canada’s depth of knowledge and strengthening the country’s international competitiveness.

The following UBC Sauder faculty are current Canada Research Chairs:

Ralph Winter  

Ralph Winter

Professor
Strategy & Business Economics Division
ralph.winter@sauder.ubc.ca

"The Canada Research Chair, along with the tremendous support of UBC Sauder, has allowed me a greater focus on research than is normally possible at a major business school. It has also allowed me to travel for seminars and to international conferences attended by the top scholars in my field."


Joey Hogg  

Joey Hoegg

Associate Professor and Chair
Marketing and Behavioural Science Division
joey.hoegg@sauder.ubc.ca

"My research success is largely due to the wonderful collaborations I have enjoyed with students and faculty at UBC, as well as across the world. My advice for junior researchers is to be open to collaboration opportunities outside your focal research area, since this has helped shape my research agenda in very positive ways."


Tim Huh  

Tim Huh

Professor
Operations and Logistics Division
tim.huh@sauder.ubc.ca

"The Canada Research Chair has helped me to connect with companies and government agencies so that I can learn more about their problems and access their data. It has also helped me recruit outstanding graduate students."


Royal Society of Canada

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is the senior national council of distinguished Canadian scholars, humanists, scientists and artists. Today, more than 3,700 individuals have been inducted into the fellowship for their remarkable contributions in the arts, humanities and sciences, and Canadian public life.

Today, more than 3,700 individuals have been inducted into the fellowship for their remarkable contributions in the arts, humanities and sciences, and Canadian public life.

The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. Members of the college have, at an early stage of their career, demonstrated a high level of achievement.

Benbasat  

Izak Benbasat

Professor Emeritus
Accounting and Information Systems Division
Royal Society of Canada Fellow
izak.benbasat@sauder.ubc.ca

"As Fellow of the RSC I have felt a greater sense of commitment and responsibility to represent Canadian scholars in Information Systems by advancing and disseminating knowledge in the use of Information Technologies for the benefit of individuals and society, and to be a role model and mentor to my junior colleagues and doctoral students. "


Katherine White  

Katherine White

Professor
Marketing and Behavioural Science Division
College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists member
katherine.white@sauder.ubc.ca

"Being a member of the Royal Society of Canada is an honour and has given me the opportunity to share ideas with other scholars from across Canada. My advice to young scholars is to study what you love. When you love what you study, the process of research is much more enjoyable."


Killam Teaching Prize

The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty members who are nominated by students, colleagues and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching.

Woo  

Carson Woo, 2017/18

Associate Professor
Accounting and Information Systems Division
carson.woo@sauder.ubc.ca

"This award allows me to continue encouraging and exciting students with career opportunities in the information technology field and providing learning opportunities beyond course materials to ensure career success after graduation."


CPA Teaching Excellence Award

The CPA Teaching Excellence Award celebrates teaching excellence among UBC Sauder faculty and is awarded by the Dean’s office.

Shechter  

Steven Shechter, 2017/18

Associate Professor
Operations and Logistics Division
steven.shechter@sauder.ubc.ca

"The CPA Teaching Excellence Award recognizes the importance of teaching business analytics courses to graduate students at UBC Sauder. I hope this helps attract more students to the MBA and MBAN courses I teach at the school."


Talking Stick Award for Teaching Innovation

The Talking Stick Award is presented to a faculty member who has successfully performed outstanding pedagogical, course or program innovations or developments.

Tamar Milne  

Tamar Milne, 2017/18

Lecturer
Marketing and Behavioural Science Division
tamar.milne@sauder.ubc.ca

"I see this award as one example of UBC Sauder’s vision in action, because the school supports the innovative approaches we have taken to enhance our responsible business curriculum. I am encouraged by this recognition to keep seeking novel ways to help students realize their potential for positive impact."



Research Excellence Award, Junior Category

For candidates who received their Ph.D within the last 10 years, the Research Excellence Award takes a broad view of research excellence and considers factors such as research contributions in scholarly journals, books, reports and working papers, among others.

  • No recipient this year

Research Excellence Award, Senior Category

For candidates who received their Ph.D. more than 10 years ago, the Research Excellence Award takes a broad view of research excellence and considers factors such as research contributions in scholarly journals, books, reports and working papers, among others.

Lorenzo Garlappi  

Lorenzo Garlappi, 2017/18

Associate Professor
Finance Division
lorenzo.garlappi@sauder.ubc.ca

"I advise my junior colleagues to possess two things: 1. Curiosity and 2. Perseverance. Point 1 makes you start new projects, while point 2 gives you the strength to finish them. The latter is as important as the first, if not more."