Faculty News

Professor C. Leigh Anderson and Associate Professor Joaquin Herranz Evans School Announces New Associate Deans
The Evans School has announced two new associate deanships, both beginning in Autumn Quarter 2014. Associate Professor Joaquin Herranz will serve as associate dean for academic programs. He will assume leadership and administrative responsibilities for the Evans School's professional...
Mary Kay Gugerty Publishes Blog Post in SSIR
Associate Professor and Nancy Bell Evans Professor in Nonprofit Management Mary Kay Gugerty has published a new blog post in Stanford Social Innovation Review (co-written with Dean Karlan of Yale University). “Measuring Impact Isn't for Everyone” is part of the ongoing series...
Richard Zerbe Publishes New Book
Professor Richard O. Zerbe has published a new book comprised of 21 key papers in the area of efficiency in law and economics. Efficiency in Law and Economics is published by Edward Elgar Publishing.
Stephen Kosack Awarded "Best Book" of 2013
Assistant Professor Stephen Kosack’s book The Education of Nations: How the Political Organization of the Poor, Not Democracy, Led Governments to Invest in Mass Education (Oxford University Press, 2012), has been awarded the best book in 2013 by the Comparative International Education Society...
Brian Dillon Presents Research on Link Between Oil Prices at World Markets and Price of Maize at Markets Across East Africa
Assistant Professor Brian Dillon had a paper accepted to an IMF (International Monetary Fund (IMF) conference on “Food Price Volatility: Causes and Challenges” in Morocco in February. The conference committee accepted approximately 12 papers, which will be published in a special issue...
Howard McCurdy Howard McCurdy Receives JFK Astronautics Award
Affiliate Professor Howard McCurdy (UW BA ’62, MA ’65) received the John F. Kennedy Astronautics Award from the American Astronautical Society at the Society’s 2014 symposium in Greenbelt, Md. The award is given yearly to an individual who has made “outstanding contributions...
Ann Bostrom Named AAAS Fellow
Ann Bostrom, professor of public affairs, is among five University of Washington researchers recently elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for...
Marla Salmon Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation award
Senior Visiting Fellow Marla Salmon has been awarded $114,519 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to provide expert strategic advice and consultation to the Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future (PIN) and Northwest Health Foundation collaboration in three primary areas. The first is to...
Patrick Dobel Speaking in Florida
John and Marguerite Walker Corbally Professor in Public Service J. Patrick Dobel will speak on “What Athletics Teach Us About Ethical Action?” at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University as part of the Joseph P. Cresse Ethics in Government Lecture...
Hubert H. Humphrey Program Receives Funding from IIE
The Evans School’s Hubert H. Humphrey Program has been awarded $223,336 for the 2013–2014 academic year from the Institute of International Education with flow-through funding from the U.S. Department of State. Dean Sandra Archibald is the PI for this project. The Evans School hosts between 10 and...