The Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence recognizes Professor Chris Coyne as a recipient of the 2016 University Teaching Excellence Award. A ceremony and reception to recognize Professor Coyne and other award recipients will be held Monday, April 11, 2016, 3:30 pm in the Center for the Arts Lobby. Please join the Economics Department in congratulating Professor Coyne for this outstanding award.
Outstanding teaching is an integral part of Mason’s mission and is deserving of significant recognition. The Teaching Excellence Awards are both institutional recognition and a monetary acknowledgement of the significant work that faculty members devote to course planning and preparation; curriculum development; and innovative teaching, advising, and undergraduate and graduate mentoring.
These awards are open to all faculty members with at least 3 years of teaching experience at George Mason. Colleagues and associates of Professor Coyne nominated him for this award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to teaching economics at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as the mentoring he has provided many students.
Christopher Coyne is an Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and the Associate Director of the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center. He is the Co-Editor of The Review of Austrian Economics, The Independent Review, and Advances in Austrian Economics. He also serves as the Book Review Editor for Public Choice. In 2008, Coyne was named the Hayek Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics, and in 2010 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Social Philosophy & Policy Center at Bowling Green State University.
Coyne is the author or co-author of Perfecting Tyranny: Foreign Intervention and the Loss of Liberty at Home (under contract with Stanford University Press), Doing Bad by Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails (2013, Stanford University Press), Media, Development and Institutional Change (2009, Edward Elgar Publishing), and After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy (2007, Stanford University Press). He is also the co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Austrian Economics (2015, Oxford University Press) and The Handbook on the Political Economy of War (2011, Edward Elgar Publishing). In addition, Coyne has authored numerous academic articles, book chapters, and policy studies.
March 24, 2016