BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Seven business law faculty from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business were recently honored by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business at its annual international conference in Montreal, Canada.
The Academy of Legal Studies in Business is regarded as the leading academic organization for professors who teach and study the role of law and ethical behavior in business.
“At the conference banquet, Kelley colleagues were called to the podium repeatedly for research, teaching, and service honors,” said Jamie Prenkert, the Charles M. Hewitt Professor of Business Law and chair of the Department of Business Law and Ethics at Kelley. “It was quite a display of the distinction and leadership that our group has long established and maintained in our discipline, one that made all of us present proud to be affiliated with IU, Kelley and the Department of Business Law and Ethics.”
Here’s a lengthy list of accolades presented to Kelley faculty at Bloomington and Indianapolis:
- Abbey Stemler, an assistant professor of business law and ethics at Bloomington, was named an Outstanding Reviewer by the American Business Law Journal;
- Julie Manning Magid, (pictured below) executive and academic director of the Randall L. Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence, a professor of business law and Kelley Venture Fellow at Indianapolis, was honored for her leadership as the outgoing editor in chief of the American Business Law Journal
- Stemler, Todd Haugh, assistant professor of business law and ethics; and Josh Perry, associate professor of business law and ethics, undergraduate program chair and Glaubinger Chair for Undergraduate Leadership; all at Bloomington, (pictured above) won the Outstanding Proceedings Paper Award;
- Jennifer Pacella, assistant professor of business law and ethics at Bloomington, was honored with a Distinguished Proceedings Paper Award;
- Stemler (and her co-authors Justin Evans and Kelley alumnus Blake Himebaugh) won the Ralph Bunche Distinguished International Paper Award;
- Haugh, Perry, and Stemler won the Virginia Maurer Distinguished Ethics Paper Award;
- Stemler (and Evans and Himebaugh) were recognized as finalists for the Holmes-Cardozo Award for the best paper submitted to the conference;
- Shawna Meyer Eikenberry, a clinical associate professor of business law and ethics at Bloomington, was honored as a finalist in the Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher Competition;
- Kelly Eskew, clinical associate professor of business law and ethics, won the John Bonsignore Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Law Teaching, an award that honors a member of the ALSB who has demonstrated a professional commitment to the undergraduate study of law and whose teaching or research is interdisciplinary, demonstrates critical thinking skills, and reflects humanitarian concerns.
- Haugh was honored with the ALSB Distinguished Early Career Achievement Award (considered an Outstanding Junior Faculty Award). The highest honor for ALSB faculty in the first eight years of their legal studies/business law career, it recognizes a member whose career shows exceptional promise based upon their early accomplishments in research, teaching, and service.
Over the past year Prenkert has served as the secretary-treasurer of the ALSB and will serve as its vice president during the coming year. “I am doubly proud of these colleagues, both as chair of the department and member of the ALSB executive committee,” he said.