Dr. Alex Faseruk, a finance professor within the Faculty of Business, recently won a number of awards at the 2007 Academy of Finance annual meeting in Chicago. Dr. Faseruk received the Teaching Excellence Award for his exceptional teaching and commitment to students. A paper that Dr. Faseruk co-authored with Dr. Chris Deacon, Department of Physics, titled Enhancing Pedagogy in Teaching Option Strategies Through the Use of Management Science Techniques, won the Best Paper Award in the financial education division.
James Stacey, an MBA student, has won Best Student Paper in Finance for the upcoming Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) conference. Mr. Stacey will receive an award for his paper, which the judges termed “outstanding” at the conference in Ottawa in June.