5 Jones School professors recognized with teaching honors

Five members of the Jones Graduate School of Business faculty were recognized for their excellence in teaching at the school’s May 13 investiture ceremony at Tudor Fieldhouse. Honorees were chosen by the Rice MBA alumni group as well as by students from the Jones School’s three MBA programs.

Daniel Dubrowski

Daniel Dubrowski

Daniel Dubrowski, lecturer in management, received the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business Full-Time MBA Award for Teaching Excellence. Dubrowski is a founding partner of Lionstone Investments in Houston.

Benjamin Lansford

Benjamin Lansford

The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business MBA for Professionals Evening Award for Teaching Excellence was presented to Benjamin Lansford, professor in the practice of accounting and director of the new Master of Accounting program. Lansford joined the Rice faculty in 2014 and teaches financial accounting and financial statement analysis in the MBA programs.

Hajo Adam

Hajo Adam

Hajo Adam, assistant professor of management, was honored with the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business MBA for Professionals Weekend Award for Teaching Excellence. Adam joined the Rice faculty in 2012, and his teaching interests include negotiation and organizational behavior.

Prashant Kale

Prashant Kale

The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business MBA for Executives Award for Teaching Excellence was presented to Prashant Kale, associate professor of strategic management. A member of the faculty since 2007, Kale teaches the Core Strategy Course in the full-time, professional and executive MBA programs and has also taught electives on managing strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and health care strategy.

James Weston

James Weston

James Weston, professor of finance, received the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching. Weston joined the faculty in 2000, and his teaching interests focus mainly on corporate finance and financial institutions.

For more information about Jones School faculty and their teaching and research, go to http://business.rice.edu/faculty-and-research.

About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.