This award is designed to recognize an established strategy scholar who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to and expertise in educating strategy students. Nominees should have at least 15 years of service since graduating from their own doctoral programs. In odd years, STR evaluates nominees with respect to their contributions to Ph.D. and doctoral education. In even years, STR evaluates nominees with respect to their contributions to MBA/executive education in strategic management.
Since our next meeting will be in 2020, we are now soliciting nominations for scholars who have made significant contributions to MBA/executive education in strategic management.
Manifestations of outstanding educator contributions might include:
The previous award winners are:
1987: C. Roland Christensen (Harvard U.)
1989: James Brian Quinn (Dartmouth College)
1991: Charles Summer (U. of Washington)
1993: Michael E. Porter (Harvard U.)
1995: William H. Newman (Columbia U.)
1997: David Jemison (U. of Texas)
1999: Arnold Cooper (Purdue U.)
2001: Michael A. Hitt (Arizona State U.)
2003: Donald C. Hambrick (Penn State U.)
2005: Jay B. Barney (Ohio State U.)
2007: Kathleen M. Eisenhardt (Stanford U.)
2008: Pankaj Ghemawat (IESE Business School)
2009: Will Mitchell (Duke U.)
2010: Anita McGahan (U. of Toronto)
2011: Joseph Mahoney (U. of Illinois)
2012: Henry Mintzberg (McGill U.)
2013: Bernard Yeung (National U. of Singapore)
2014: Myles Shaver (U. of Minnesota)
2015: Dan Levinthal (U. of Pennsylvania)
2016: Gautam Ahuja (U. of Michigan)
2017: Glenn Carroll (Stanford U.)
2018: Sharon Oster (Yale U.)
2019: David C Mowery (U. California, Berkeley)
How to nominate someone for the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award: Send an email to Tim Folta, STR Division Chair Elect (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the heading "Irwin Outstanding Educator Award nomination." Include a note explaining your reasons for nomination and either attach the nominees CV or include a URL link(s). Self-nominations are accepted. Nominations will be evaluated by a committed consisting of senior scholars and members of the STR Division Executive Committee.
Nominations will be accepted through January 15, 2020.