Robert Frank, Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and professor of economics, was presented with the 2010 Stephen Russell Distinguished Teaching Award at Reunion 2010 by the MBA Class of 2005. Frank is a monthly contributor to the "Economic Scene" column in The New York Times. His books include Choosing the Right Pond, Passions within Reason, Microeconomics and Behavior, Luxury Fever, Principles of Economics (with Ben Bernanke), What Price the Moral High Ground?, The Economic Naturalist, Falling Behind, and The Economic Naturalist's Field Guide. The Winner-Take-All Society, co-authored with Philip Cook, was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times, and was included in Business Week's list of the 10 best books for 1995. Frank is a co-recipient of the 2004 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. His many awards include the Apple Distinguished Teaching Award (2005), the Stephen Russell Distinguished Teaching Award (2004), and the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought (2003).
Each year, the fifth-year reunion class selects the recipient of the Russell Award, endowed by Stephen Russell '60, MBA '61. The award is given to a faculty member whose teaching and example have continued to influence graduates five years into their post-MBA careers.
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