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Rendigs Fels Award recipients

Each year at the end of the Spring semester, a teaching assistant is awarded The Rendigs Fels Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award has been presented since 1987 and is endowed by the Kirk Dornbush Economic Research Fund.  The award is presented annually in honor of Emeritus Professor Rendig Fels at a ceremony held by the Economics Department with the staff, faculty, graduate students and teaching assistants all in attendance.


AY 2013-14 winner of the The Rendigs Fels Award for Excellence in Teaching, Michael Moody (pictured with DGS Kevin Huang).


2013-2014 Michael Mathes
2012-2013 Michael Moody
2011-12 Ayse Sapci and Sunghoon Hong
2010-11 P.J. Glandon and Caleb Stroup
2009-10 Matthew Jaremski
2008-09 Katherine Shester
2007-08 Shabana Singh
2006-07 Ali-Sina Onder
2005-06 Tamara Trafton
2004-05 Linda Carter
2003-04 Rosario Basay
2002-03 Martha Bailey
2001-02 Jong Hun Kim
2000-01 Saadet Kasman
1999-00 Roberto Penaloza Pesantes & Yung Min Kim
1998-99 Grace O. Kim
1997-98 Fredric H. Smith
1996-97 Smita Bhatnagar
1995-96 Lisa Jepsen
1994-95 Phillip Powell
1993-94 Shubhasree Seshanna
1992-93 Christopher Manner
1991-92 Randall Waldron
1990-91 Kirsta Glenn
1989-90 Chyong-Chiou Jeng
1988-89 Adriana Meyer
1987-88 Paul Laux & Randolph Thomas Beard
1986-87 Jerome Geaun

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