The SWDSI Outstanding Educator Award is presented by the Federation of Business Disciplines on behalf of the region.
SWDSI selects and recognizes an educator who has made an outstanding contribution to the Decision Sciences discipline.
This award may be presented to a SWDSI member who, over a period of at least 10 years, has made outstanding contributions to SWDSI.
Also to be considered are the nominee’s contributions to DSI and to the Alpha Iota Delta honorary as well as other criteria determined by the Distinguished Service Award Selection Committee.
|Distinguished Service Award Recipient||Year|
|Roy B. Martin, Texas State University – San Marcos||1993|
|Thomas W. Jones, University of Arkansas||1994|
|William E. Pinney, University of Texas – Arlington||1995|
|Timothy Paul Cronan, University of Arkansas||1996|
|Ravinder Nath, University of Memphis||1996|
|Michael E. Hanna, University of Houston – Clear Lake||1997|
|Gary Allen Williams, Western Carolina University||1999|
|Robert J. Pavur, University of North Texas||2000|
|David E. Douglas, University of Arkansas||2001|
|G.W. Willis, Baylor University||2002|
|Stephen E. Lunce, Texas A&M International University||2003|
|Mary Fischer, University of Texas – Tyler||2005|
|Brian Reithel, The University of Mississippi||2006|
|Binshan Lin, Louisiana State University – Shreveport||2007|
|Wayne R. Headrick, New Mexico State University||2008|
|Lynn R. Heinrichs, Elon University||2010|
|Kai S. Koong, University of Texas – Pan American||2011|
|Carl M. Rebman Jr., University of San Diego||2015|
|Vivek Shah, Texas State University||2016|
|John Seydel, Texas State University||2017|
|Peggy L. Lane, University of Louisiana Monroe||2019|
|Victor R. Prybutok, University of North Texas||2020|