Awards and Distinctions

Research

  • Alex Butler, Semifinalist for Best paper in Investments (2010), Financial Management Association meeting 
  • Jefferson Duarte, Fama-DFA Prize for the Best Asset Pricing Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics (2009)
  • Jefferson Duarte, Best Paper Presented, German Finance Association Meeting (2009)
  • Alex Butler, Winner of Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance (2009), Financial Management Association meeting 
  • Gustavo Grullon, Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance (2009), Financial Management Association meeting 
  • Alex Butler, Best Paper in Corporate Finance (2008), Western Finance Association meeting 
  • Sébastien Michenaud, Best PhD Thesis Award, Fondation HEC (2008)
  • Sébastien Michenaud, Best PhD Thesis in Corporate Finance, French Finance Association (2008)
  • Alex Butler, Best paper in Fixed Income (2007), Financial Management Association meeting
  • Sébastien Michenaud, Best Paper presented at the Gerzensee Doctoral Workshop, Swiss Finance Institute (2007)
  • Yuhang Xing, Excellence in Research, Jones School of Management, Rice University (2007)
  • Jefferson Duarte, Second Best Paper Presented, WHU Fixed Income Conference(2006)
  • Alex Butler, Finalist for Brattle Prize (2006)
  • Gustavo Grullon, Finalist for Brattle Prize (2006), Journal of Finance 
  • Alex Butler, Best Paper in Fixed Income (runner up) (2005), Financial Management Association meeting 
  • Gustavo Grullon, Nomination for the Smith-Breeden Prize (2005), Journal of Finance 
  • Sébastien Michenaud, Inquire Europe Research Grant (2005)
  • Sébastien Michenaud, Institut Europlace de Finance Research Grant (2005)
  • Jeff Fleming, Finalist for Smith-Breeden Prize (2002), Journal of Finance 
  • Barbara Ostdiek Finalist for Best Paper Award (Smith-Breeden Prize) (2002), Journal of Finance 
  • Yuhang Xing, Lehman Brothers Fellowship for Research Excellence in Finance (2002)
  • Yuhang Xing, Q-Group Grant (2001)
  • Kerry Back, Finalist, Smith-Breeden Award (2000), Journal of Finance 
  • Yuhang Xing, China Economic Research Scholarship (1997)
  • Kerry Back, Best Paper (1993), Review of Financial Studies
 

Editorships and Personal Distinctions

  • Yuhang Xing, Associate Editor, Quarterly Journal of Finance (2011)
  • Alex Butler, Editorial Board, Financial Review (2009-Present)
  • Gustavo Grullon, Associate Editor, Quarterly Journal of Finance (2009-Present)
  • Gustavo Grullon, Associate Editor, International Review of Finance (2009-Present)
  • Kerry Back, Associate Editor, Mathematics and Financial Economics (2006-Present)
  • Gustavo Grullon, Associate Editor, Financial Management (2006-2011)
  • Kerry Back, Associate Editor, Journal of Finance (2003-Present)
  • Kerry Back, Co-Editor, Finance and Stochastics (2001-Present)
  • George Kanatas, Associate Editor, Journal of Financial Research (2000-Present)
  • Alex Butler, Editorial Board, Journal of Legal Economics (1996-2006)
  • George Kanatas, Associate Editor, Journal of Financial Intermediation (1996-2002)
  • Kerry Back, Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (1995-1996)
  • Kerry Back, Editor, Review of Financial Studies (1994-1997)
  • Kerry Back, Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Theory (1993-1996)
  • Kerry Back, Associate Editor, Review of Financial Studies (1992-1994)
  • Kerry Back, Associate Editor, Mathematical Finance (1990-1996)
  • Alex Butler, Scholarship Excellence Award, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University (2011)
  • Kerry Back, Mays Business School Outstanding Research Award (2007)
  • Gustavo Grullon, Jesse H. Hones Graduate School of Management Award for Scholarship Excellence (2006)
  • Kerry Back, Kentucky Economic Association Distinguished Economist (2000)
  • Kerry Back, Washington University Distinguished Faculty Member (1999)
  • Kerry Back, Batterymarch Fellow (1991-92)
  • George Kanatas, Indiana University School of Business Doctoral Student Association Award (1990)
 

Teaching

  • Alan Crane, The Fred Moore Assistant Instructor Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Texas at Austin (2009)
  • Barbara Ostdiek, Jones Graduate School Executive MBA Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • Jeff Fleming, Award for Excellence in Teaching, Jones Graduate School (2003)
  • Kerry Back, Executive Masters in Manufacturing Management Reid Teaching Award, Olin School of Business, Washington University-St. Louis (2001)
  • Barbara Ostdiek, Jones Graduate School Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching (2001, 2004)
  • Jeff Fleming, Elective Course Teaching Excellence Award, Jones Student Association (2000)
  • Jeff Fleming, Award for Excellence in Teaching, Jones Graduate School (2000)
  • Kerry Back, Executive M.B. A. Reid Teaching Award, Olin School of Business, Washington University-St. Louis (1999)
  • Kerry Back, Professional M.B.A. Reid Teaching Award, Olin School of Business, Washington University-St. Louis (1998)
  • Kerry Back, Executive M.B.A. Reid Teaching Award, Olin School of Business, Washington University-St. Louis (1997)