Faculty members win Ted Teng ’79 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards

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Ted Teng '79

In spring 2008, Ted Teng ’79, president and chief executive officer of the Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., instituted the Ted Teng ’79 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards, which recognize current and former members of the SHA faculty who have influenced the course of Teng’s highly successful career. His gift in their honor enables SHA to reward teaching excellence in the many forms it takes across the school.

This year’s award winners:

Cathy Enz is the Lewis G. Schaeneman Jr. Professor of Innovation and Dynamic Management and a professor in strategy. A member of the SHA faculty since 1990, Enz has published over eighty journal articles, book chapters, and four books in the area of strategic management. Her research has been published in a wide variety of prestigious academic and hospitality journals. Enz is regarded by her students as energetic, enthusiastic, and relevant. Her extensive knowledge and industry perspective helps students tie together concepts and theories from the core curriculum into a comprehensive business strategy course.

Pamela Moulton joined the school in 2010 as an assistant professor, teaching classes in finance and fixed income analysis. Her extensive professional experience on Wall Street, current research interests, and energetic personality create an interesting and effective learning environment for students. Moulton is described by her students as enthusiastic, engaging, and extremely knowledgeable.

Andrey Ukhov, assistant professor of finance, joined the school in 2010 and teaches courses in finance and advanced corporate finance. His research interests include theoretical and empirical asset pricing and risk preferences. Ukhov’s passion for finance and sense of humor complement his challenging and thought-provoking lectures. He is regarded by his students as genuine, relevant, and engaging.

Maria Wolfe is a lecturer of management communication. She joined the school in 2008 and teaches two required communication courses. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she serves as the director of the school’s Communication Center. Wolfe is described by students as an outstanding lecturer who delivers course content in interesting and unique ways, builds relationships with students, and is always clear and organized.

Teng established the awards fund in honor of:

  • Professor Emeritus Robert M. Chase, BME ’59, MBA ’61
  • James J. Eyster, HVS International Professor Emeritus of Hotel Finance and Real Estate
  • Professor Emeritus A. Neal Geller ’64, MBA ’74
  • Stephen A. Mutkoski ’67, PhD ’76, the Banfi Vintners Professor of Wine Education and Management
  • Professor Richard H. Penner, B Arch ’68, MS ’72
  • Professor Emeritus Michael H. Redlin, BME ’67, PhD ’74, and
  • Raymond Goodman, CEO and chairman of the board of directors for Mayflower Communities, Inc. and professor and chair of the Department of Hospitality Management at the Whittemore School of Business of the University of New Hampshire. Professor Goodman was a teaching fellow while Teng was an SHA student.

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