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Faculty and Teaching Assistant Awards

The Department of Economics presents faculty and teaching assistant awards each year to outstanding professors, instructors, and teaching assistants. The 2020 awards were presented by department chair, Faik Koray. The recipients of the awards are listed below.

Excellence in Teaching Award: Instructor

2020: Richard Stahl

Richard Stahl

Excellence in Teaching Award: Undergraduate Teaching

2020: Abigail Peralta

Abigail Peralta

Excellence in Teaching Award: Graduate Teaching

2020: Bulent Unel

Bulent Unel

Excellence in Teaching Award: Teaching Assistant

2020: Thao Bui

Thao Bui

Outstanding Student Awards

The Department of Economics presents economics and international trade & finance student awards each year to outstanding students in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. The students are selected by the economics faculty and although there are no specific requirements, the faculty consider how well rounded a student is as well as their classroom performance. The 2020 awards were presented by department chair, Faik Koray. The recipients of the awards are listed below.

Microeconomics Award:

2020: Faith A. Howard

Faith Howard

2019: Taylor Luke, right.Award image of Taylor Luke

2018: Mohammed Alshehr
2017: Preston Watts
2016: Michael Denham
2015: Chandler Rose
2014: Kyle Wedge
2013: Garrett Ordner

Macroeconomics Award:

2020: Gabriel Joseph Olivier

Gabriel Olivier






2019: Margaret Higginsno photo available

2018: Olevia Sharbaugh
2017: Nathan Lilly
2016: John McCool
2015: Dayla Adams, Therese Jembeck
2014: Tyler Hood
2013: Eric Newberry

Econometrics Award:

2020: Robert Y. Legrande

Robert Legrande

2019: Sean Krieg, right.Award image of Sean Krieg

2018: Michael Cobar
2017: Nicholas Lacoste, Preston Watts
2016: Erika Haguette
2015: Dayla Adams
2014: Garrett Ordner
2013: Scott Kincade


Omicron Delta Epsilon

The LSU Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international honor society of economics, welcomes new members.

2018: Olevia Sharbaugh, left. Presented by Richard Stahl.

Omicron Delta Epsilon Olevia Sharbaugh awards image