Faculty Awards

2018

  • Brian BerkeyBerggruen Fellowship, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University, 2018-2019
  • Brian Berkey – Wolpow Family Endowed Faculty Scholar Award, 2018-2019
  • Sarah E. Light – Winner, Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award, 2018 Description

    The ARCS Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award recognizes a scholar in the area of corporate sustainability who is likely
    to make significant contributions to the advancement of corporate sustainability scholarship. The award will be granted
    in recognition of a scholar’s existing body of research and in anticipation of the scholar’s research trajectory. The
    selection committee will look for candidates with rigorous and salient contributions that cross disciplinary and national
    boundaries.

2017

  • Sarah E. Light – Honorable Mention, Environmental Law & Policy Annual Review, Precautionary Federalism and the Sharing Economy, 2017 Description

    Sarah E. Light, Precautionary Federalism and the Sharing Economy, 66 Emory L.J. 333 (2017) was selected for Honorable Mention by the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review, a joint publication of the Environmental Law Institute and Vanderbilt Law School. The article was selected as one of the seven “best environmental law or policy ideas” from a pool of “hundreds of law journal articles on environmental topics published between August 2016-and July 2017” by “environmental leaders from the academy as well as the public and private sectors.”

  • Sarah E. Light – Winning article, Land Use and Environment Law Review, Parallels in Public and Private Environmental Governance, 2017 Description

    Annual peer-selected compendium of leading articles in environmental law.

  • Vincent Buccola – Rapaport Family Undergraduate Core Teaching Award, 2017
  • G. Richard Shell – MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017
  • G. Richard Shell – MBA “Goes Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” Core Teaching Award, 2017
  • G. Richard Shell – Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014-2017
  • Sarah E. Light – Excellence in Teaching Award in the MBA Program, 2017
  • Peter Conti-Brown – Wharton Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2017

2016

  • Sarah E. Light – Academy of Legal Studies in Business Outstanding Proceedings Paper, for Precautionary Federalism and the Sharing Economy, 2016
  • Sarah E. Light – People’s Choice Award, Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS), for Precautionary Federalism and the Sharing Economy, 2016
  • Brian BerkeyPenn Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum Program, 2016 Description

    Awarded half-time undergraduate research assistant to help prepare course on Environmental Ethics and Business.

  • Sarah E. Light – One of ten faculty nominated by the MBA student body for the Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award, 2016 Description

    The Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award is awarded annually at Commencement to the one faculty member "who has exemplified outstanding teaching quality during the last year." A list of nominees is generated through a vote by MBA students and nominations from academic departments. The Anvil Award Selection Committee, comprised of student leaders, administrators and past Anvil Award winners, selects the recipient.

  • G. Richard Shell – Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016
  • Amy Sepinwall – Dean’s Research Fund award to pursue work on money and expressive implication., 2016

2015

  • Peter Conti-Brown – Stephen M. Kellen Term Member, Council on Foreign Relations, 2015-2020
  • Sarah E. Light – Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review, Winning Article, 2015 Description

    Sarah E. Light, The Military-Environmental Complex, 55 B.C. L. Rev. 879 (2014) was selected as one of the year’s “best law and policy-relevant ideas on the environment from the legal academic literature,” (one of four winners selected from over 400 articles), with abridged version reprinted in the Environmental Law & Policy Annual Review (2015).

  • Sarah E. LightHaub Environmental Law Distinguished Junior Scholar, 2015 Description

    The Haub Environmental Law Distinguished Junior Scholar Award is presented annually to an emerging junior environmental law professor who exhibits scholarly excellence and promise at an early stage in his/her career. The Haub School invites the award recipient to present his/her recent scholarship to the Haub community. The Haub Environmental Law Faculty solicits nominations from law professors throughout the country and selects a recipient from that pool of nominations.

  • Amy Sepinwall – Dean’s Research Fund award to pursue work on complicity., 2015

2014

  • Peter Conti-Brown – John R. Irwin Fellowship, Princeton University, Department of History, 2014-2015
  • Nicholas Rongione – William G. Whitney Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Affiliated Faculty, 2014
  • William S. Laufer – Undergraduate Division Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
  • Diana C. Robertson – Wharton Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2014
  • Amy Sepinwall – Dean’s Research Fund award to pursue work on corporate conscience., 2014
  • Amy Sepinwall – Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research Award to pursue work on corporate conscience., 2014
  • Thomas Donaldson – Wharton Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2014

2013

  • Amy Sepinwall – Wharton Public Policy Initiative Summer Research Program Funding, 2013 Description

    Covered expenses for a full-time R.A. over summer 2013. 

  • Peter Conti-Brown – Junior Faculty Scholarship Prize, GW Law School Center for Law, Economics, and Finance, 2013
  • Philip M. Nichols – Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2013
  • Amy Sepinwall – Dean’s Research Fund award of $1500 to pursue work on constitutional commodification, 2013
  • Amy Sepinwall – Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research award of $3500 to pursue work on faultless wrongdoings, 2013
  • G. Richard Shell – Personal Development Book of the Year, 2013 Description

    Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success was awarded the prize for Best Personal Development for 2013 by CEO-READ, the largest business bookseller in America.

     

  • G. Richard Shell – Business Book of the Year, 2013 Description

    Springboard: Launching Your personal Search for Success was awarded the prize Best Overall Business Book for 2013 by CEO-READ, the largest business bookseller in America.

  • Robert J Borghese – Excellence In Teaching, 2013

2012

  • Steven Blum – William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2012
  • Kevin WerbachWharton MBA Program, Teaching Commitment and Curricular Innovation Award, 2011-2012
  • Thomas Donaldson – Teaching Awards, 1995-2011 Description

    Outstanding Wharton Teacher of the Year award in both 2005 and 1998 (Class of 1984 Award); Excellence in Teaching Awards for 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999 , and 1998); David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching, Wharton School, 2002; Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Georgetown University, 1995.

  • Amy Sepinwall – Dean’s Research Fund award of $3500 to pursue work on corporate moral personality, 2012
  • Philip M. Nichols – Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2012
  • Amy Sepinwall – LGST Reach Fund award f $10,000 to pursue work on responsibility in corporate and international criminal law, 2012
  • Amy Sepinwall – Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research award of $3500 to pursue work on the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine, 2012
  • Kenneth L. Shropshire – Friars Senior Society Faculty Award, 2012
  • Robert J Borghese – Excellence in Teaching Award for MBA Elective Curriculum, 2012 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2011

  • Diana C. Robertson – Journal of Business Ethics Distinguished Article Award, 2011
  • Steven Blum – William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2011 Description

    Won in 2001, 2003, 2009, and 2011

  • G. Richard Shell – Huntsman Program in International Business: Senior Class Teaching Award, 2011
  • Philip M. Nichols – Hoeber Award, 2011
  • Eric W. Orts – Excellence in Teaching Award for MBA Elective Course, 2011
  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching Award for MBA Core Curriculum, 2011 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2010

  • Diana C. Robertson – Excellence in Teaching Award, MBA program, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
  • Amy Sepinwall – Legal Studies Summer Research award of $10,000 to pursue work on the Supreme Court’s Citizens United case, 2010
  • Amy Sepinwall – Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research award of $2500 to pursue work on the Supreme Court’s Citizens United case, 2010
  • Robert J Borghese – Excellence in Teaching Award for MBA Elective Curriculum, 2010 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • Stuart Diamond – Excellence in Teaching Award for MBA Elective Curriculum, 2010 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • William S. Laufer – National White-Collar Crime Research Consortium: Outstanding Book Award, 2010

2009

  • Steven Blum – William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2009
  • Philip M. Nichols – Rappaport Core Teaching Award, 2009
  • G. Richard Shell – David W. Hauck Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2009
  • G. Richard Shell – Class of 1984 award for teacher with highest teaching evaluations in the MBA program, 2009
  • Robert J Borghese – Excellence in Teaching, 2009 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • Thomas Donaldson – Aspen Institute’s Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement, 2009
  • Thomas Donaldson – Most influential “thought leader” by Ethisphere Magazine’s ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics., 2009
  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching, 2009 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2008

  • E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker – Chancellor’s Award, Philadelphia VIP (Volunteers for the Indigent Program), 2008
  • E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker – First Judicial District of Pennsylvania’s Pro Bono Roll of Honor, 2008-2012
  • Stuart Diamond – Excellence in Teaching, 2008 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2007

  • Diana C. Robertson – Albert E. Levy Scientific Research Award, Emory University, 2007
  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching, 2007 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2006

  • G. Richard Shell – Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006
  • Philip M. Nichols – Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2006
  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching, 2006 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2005

  • Stuart Diamond – Excellence in Teaching, 2005 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • Thomas Donaldson – Class of 1984 Award, 2005 Description

    The Class of 1984 Award is awarded to the faculty member with the highest average instructor rating over the same time period. The faculty member must have taught at least one semester’s worth of course hours during the prior academic year in order to be eligible. A WGA subcommittee, the Excellence in Teaching Committee, calculates the award winners, along with a selected faculty advisor. Each of the recipients is awarded a plaque.

  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching, 2005 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2004

2003

  • Diana C. Robertson – Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award, Emory University, 2003

2002

  • William S. Laufer – Marc & Sheri Rapaport Undergraduate Core Teaching Award, 2002
  • Nicholas Rongione – William G. Whitney Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Affiliated Faculty, 2002
  • Philip M. Nichols – The Ralph J. Bunche Award for the Best International Law Paper by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2002
  • Stuart Diamond – Excellence in Teaching, 2002 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching, 2002 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2001

  • Steven Blum – William G. Whitney Teaching Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching in the Associated Faculty, 2001
  • William S. Laufer – Graduate Division Excellence in Teaching Award, 2001
  • Nicholas Rongione – William G. Whitney Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Affiliated Faculty, 2001
  • Philip M. Nichols – Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2001
  • Stuart Diamond – Excellence in Teaching, 2001 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching, 2001 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

2000

1999

  • G. Richard Shell – Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 1999
  • Philip M. Nichols – Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1999
  • G. Richard Shell – Center for Public Resources, Institute for Dispute Resolution’s Book Award for Excellence for Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People (Penguin), 1999
  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching, 1999 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

1998

  • Philip M. Nichols – Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1998
  • Stuart Diamond – Excellence in Teaching, 1998 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • Thomas Donaldson – Award for Outstanding Book, SIM Division of the Academy of Management (Given for Ethics in International Business, Oxford University Press), 1998
  • Thomas Donaldson – Class of 1984 Award, 1998 Description

    The Class of 1984 Award is awarded to the faculty member with the highest average instructor rating over the same time period. The faculty member must have taught at least one semester’s worth of course hours during the prior academic year in order to be eligible. A WGA subcommittee, the Excellence in Teaching Committee, calculates the award winners, along with a selected faculty advisor. Each of the recipients is awarded a plaque.

  • Thomas Donaldson – Excellence in Teaching, 1998 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

1997

  • Philip M. Nichols – Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1997
  • Arnold J Rosoff – Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1997
  • G. Richard Shell – Miller-Sherrerd MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Awards, 1997
  • Stuart Diamond – Excellence in Teaching, 1997 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • Thomas Donaldson – Miller-Sherrerd MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Award, 1997
  • William S. Laufer – Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Undergraduate Division, 1997

1996

1995

  • Thomas Donaldson – Distinguished Researcher of the Year, Georgetown University School of Business, 1995
  • G. Richard Shell – MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 1995 Description

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards are awarded annually to eight (8) MBA faculty members who receive the highest average instructor rating on their course evaluation forms over the three prior semesters. The course evaluation forms are filled out by the students at the conclusion of every course.

  • Philip M. Nichols – Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1995

1994

1992

1991

  • William S. Laufer – Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Undergraduate Division, 1991

1990

  • Diana C. Robertson – University of Pennsylvania Provost Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1990
  • William S. Laufer – Undergraduate Division Excellence in Teaching Award, 1990

1985

1984

1983

1982

1976

  • Arnold J Rosoff – Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, 1976

1970

  • Vincent Buccola – Dorinda and Mark Winkelman Distinguished Scholar Award, 2018-2019