The Williamson Award

The Williamson Award is the Haas School’s highest faculty honor. Named for Nobel Laureate and Professor Emeritus Oliver Williamson, the award recognizes faculty members who exemplify the school’s four Defining Leadership Principles.

2016-17: Prof. Andy Rose
2015-16: Prof. Toby Stuart
2014-15: Prof. Teck Ho
2013-14: Prof. John Morgan

The Earl F. Cheit Award For Excellence In Teaching

At Haas, excellence in teaching is recognized through the annual Earl F. Cheit Award. This award is named after Dean Emeritus Earl F. Cheit, who made teaching excellence one of his top priorities as dean. The recipients of the Cheit Award are chosen by panels of students based on nominations submitted by students.

2020 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Full-time MBA Program: Kim MacPherson
Evening MBA Program: James Wilcox
Weekend MBA Program: Dan Simpson
Executive MBA Program: Lucas Davis
Undergraduate Program: Rob Chandra

2019 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Full-time MBA Program: Adair Morse
Evening MBA Program: Yaniv Konchitchki
Weekend MBA Program: Ross Levine
Executive MBA Program: Lucas Davis
Undergraduate Program: Janet Brady
MFE Program: Eric Reiner
PhD Program: Hoai-Luu Nguyen

2018 Recipients of the Cheit Award

PhD Program: Omri Even-Tov
Full-time MBA Program: Juliana Schroeder
Weekend MBA Program: Xiao-Jun Zhang
Executive MBA Program: Veselina Dinova
Undergraduate Program: Cort Worthington

2017 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Undergraduate Program: Dan Mulhern
PhD Program: Christopher Palmer
Full-time MBA Program: Omri Even-Tov
Evening MBA Program: Panos Patatoukas
Weekend MBA Program: Maximilian Auffhammer
Executive MBA Program: Maura O’Neill
MFE Program: Martin Lettau 

2016 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Undergraduate Program: Rada Brooks
PhD Program: John Morgan
Full-time MBA Program: Severin Borenstein
Evening MBA Program: Jonathan Leonard
Weekend MBA Program: Pnina Feldman
Executive MBA Program: Maura O’Neill
MFE Program: Johan Walden

2015 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Undergraduate Program: Rob Chandra
PhD Program: Christine Parlour
Full-time MBA Program: John Morgan
Evening MBA Program: Panos Patatoukas
Weekend MBA Program: Xiao-Jun Zhang
Executive MBA Program: Toby Stuart
MFE Program: Laurent El-Ghaoui 

2014 Recipients of the Recipients of the Cheit Award

Undergraduate Program: Frank Schultz
PhD Program: Leif Nelson
Full-time MBA Program: Toby Stuart and Rob Chandra
Evening MBA Program: Flavio Feferman
Weekend MBA Program: Mark Rittenberg
MFE Program: Yu (Ben) Meng, MFE 02

2013 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Undergraduate Program: Alan Ross
PhD Program: Noam Yuchtman
Full-time MBA Program: Kellie McElhaney
Evening MBA Program: Yaniv Konchitchki
Weekend MBA Program: Pnina Feldman
Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program: Suneel Udpa
MFE Program: Richard Stanton

2012 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Undergraduate Program: Julie Suh
PhD Program: Nicolae Garleanu
Full-time MBA Program: Gustavo Manso
Evening MBA Program: Panos Patatoukas
Weekend MBA Program: Shachar Kariv
Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program: Andrew Rose
MFE Program: Rossen Valkanov

2011 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Undergraduate Program: Jennifer Walske
Full-time MBA Program: Richard Sloan
Evening & Weekend MBA Program: Johan Walden and Terry Taylor
Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program: Peter Goodson
Ph.D. Program: Alexei Tchistyi
MFE Program: Mark Rubinstein

2010 Recipients of the Cheit Award

Undergraduate Program: Frank Schultz
Full-time MBA Program: Rashi Glazer
Evening & Weekend MBA Program: Peter Goodson and Suneel Udpa
Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program: Steve Blank
Ph.D. Program: Martin Lettau
MFE Program: Alexei Tchistyi and Michael Melvin

2009 Recipients Of The Earl F. Cheit Award For Excellence In Teaching

Undergraduate Program: Holly Schroth
Full-time MBA Program: Terry Taylor
Evening & Weekend MBA Program: Johan Walden and Gregory La Blanc
Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program: Peter Goodson
Ph.D. Program: Nicole Johnson
MFE Program: Bob Goldstein

Previous recipients of the Cheit Teaching Award (1976–2008)

Haas School Recipients of the UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award

Each year, UC Berkeley awards teaching excellence through the Distinguished Teaching Award. The recipients of the campus DTA award are first nominated by the deans/chairs of the colleges, schools, or departments and then chosen by the campus committee on teaching, comprised of faculty and students. Haas faculty are often the recipients.

This award program was initiated to encourage and reward excellence in teaching on the Berkeley campus. These are the Haas faculty members who have be awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award.

2018: Panos N. Patatoukas
2015: Ulrike Malmendier
2010: Teck-Hua Ho
2001: Sara Beckman
1998: Richard K. Lyons
1992: David M. Modest
1989: Earl F. Cheit
1985: Frances Van Loo
1982: Laura D’Andrea Tyson
1981: Joseph Pratt
1980: Timothy Crichfield
1979: Andrew Shogan
1978: Richard Bagozzi

Faculty members can visit the Office of Educational Development for resources, tips, and support.