Academic Achievement Awards

Joel Dean Award - Excellence in Management Science

This award commemorates Joel Dean, a prominent management scientist who was also a noted member of the business school faculty at Columbia University. He was a visiting professor at the Department of Economics throughout the 1970s and more importantly was one of the pioneers in establishing the Management Science major. This honor is granted to the graduating senior considered the Department's most outstanding Management Science student. It includes a monetary award co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and UCSD Alumni Affairs.

The Seymour Harris Award - Excellence in Economics

This award commemorates Seymour E. Harris, a prominent government advisor for the 1940's to the 1960's. He was a noted member of the Harvard Economics faculty and more importantly was the founding chairman of the UC San Diego's Department of Economics. This honor is granted to the graduating senior considered the Department's most outstanding Economics student. It includes a monetary award co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and UCSD Alumni Affairs

The Award for Excellence in Joint Mathematics - Economics

This honor, established in 2008, is granted to the graduating senior considered the Department's most outstanding Joint Mathematics-Economics student. It includes a monetary award co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and UCSD Alumni Affairs

Recipients

Year Joel Dean Award Seymour Harris Award Joint Math-Econ Award
2017 Alexander Reed Yunbin Peng & Rusty Wang Qixin He
2016 Marcela Alvarez Shujian Guol Stephanie Hao
2015 Alyssa Orr Christopher Campos Yining Zhu
2014 Jimmy Dinh Kevin Cheung & Hannah Rosenthal Richard Sun

2013

Camille Briat & Ellen Bruno Thomas Chew Yihuan Xu
2012 Edmund Yan Martina Di Bella Ali Palida
2011 Nicholas Burk & Kevin Staight Hio Yung Allison Rudd
2010 Israel Malkin Dan Schley Ted Sanders
2009 Siqian (Yindsey) Wang Jessica Lin Devin Incerti
2008 Matthew Han Jeffrey Mounzer Shenje Hshieh & Nicole Morgan
2007 Lindsay Giedraitis Blake Barton  
2006 Brian Brockett & Dan Leitner Marika Cabral  
2005 Kristopher Reiss Eric Chown  
2004 Summer Martin Carolyn Cadei  
2003 Qun Xiao Xu Sirka Hennig  
2002 Shigenobu Itoh Edward Cho  
2001 Kathleen J. Heinze Shawn J. Lichaa  
2000 Jonathan Jewit Bradley Schneider  
1999 Emma Tse Sarah Ratcliffe  
1998 Michael David Golden Ethan Chi Te Pien  
1997 Eitan P. T. Katznelson Joel F. Kosakoff  
1996 Fabrizio Zappaterra Steven A Tenn  
1995 Sigilit Orr & Phong Duc Trinh Brandt Shirer  
1994 Wai-Hang Chan Mark L Paskowitz  
1993 Tina F. Nelson Michael A. Koffler  

1992

Kenneth H. Blackman Taleen S. Simon  
1991 Gary Dean Painter David Glenn Arenz  
1990 Henry J. Catry Christopher W. Brandt  
1989 Russell T. Heilig Victor R. Cucina  
1988 Juan Manuel Mora Joel Dean Watson  
1987 David M. Shanberg K. Todd Curry  
1986 Susan Stone Patrick Kennedy  
1985 Sandra Iwanoski Sarah Schaefer  
1984 Dawn Trygstad Barbara Leicht  
1983 Randall Levandowski Kathleen MacGregor  
1982 Matthew Remanick Brian Rice  
1981 Kevin Smith Steven Young  
1980 Susan Hatch Jeffrey Fenton  
1979   David Elbogen  
1978   Carolyn Smith  
1977   Cynthia Glancy  
1976   Catherine Viscoli  
1975   Gary Campbell