Economics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Student Awards 2011-2012

Graduate Awards

William P. Snavely Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies in Economics | View all previous awardees »

William P. Snavely was the first Chairman of the Economics Department, serving in that capacity from 1973 to 1981. In his honor, the Department presents the Snavely Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies in Economics to our most outstanding PhD student graduating each academic year.

  • Christopher Martin

Israel M. Kirzner Award for Outstanding Dissertation in Austrian Economics | View all previous awardees »

The Israel M. Kirzner Award was established in 2002 to honor the contributions to Austrian economics made by Professor Israel Kirzner during his illustrious research and teaching career. Each academic year, this award is given to a graduating student in recognition of their outstanding dissertation in Austrian economics.

  • William Luther

Undergraduate Awards

James Buchanan Essay Awards | View all previous awardees »

  • Ashley Post, First Place
  • Michael Riley, Honorable Mention
  • Joseph Ward, Second Place
  • Rongrong Zhang, Honorable Mention

F.A. Hayek Essay Awards | View all previous awardees »

  • Christopher Sheeky, First Place
  • Youyou Zhang, Second Place

Vernon Smith Essay Awards | View all previous awardees »

  • Janie-Lynn Kang, First Place
  • Qingyun Zeng, Second Place

Howard R. Bloch Memorial Award | View all previous awardees »

Awarded to the student graduating with the highest GPA in the economics program.

  • Kayla Andraite

Outstanding Academic Achievement in Economics | View all previous awardees »

  • Melinda Allison
  • Charissa Bowar
  • Gavin Brown
  • Amy Crockett
  • Nathan Crowley
  • Lee Duff-Ledbetter
  • Peixum Fang
  • Ian Flanders
  • Yang Gao
  • Stephanie Helmick
  • Robert Hopkins
  • Chun Hu
  • Brian Kaniwski
  • Yanyan Li
  • Yuxin Lui
  • Nao Ma
  • Tim McClure
  • Marshall McEwan
  • Caralynn Reddig
  • Zebulen Riley
  • Brian Rooney
  • Kevin Schmitt
  • Ayn Smith
  • Paola Suarez
  • Yijia Tang
  • Kribuel Tsehai
  • Elif Uncu
  • Haoxioa Yu
  • Gaofan Zhang
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