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Lifetime Distinguished Educator Award

The Lifetime Distinguished Educator Award recognizes exceptional contributions to teaching and learning in the disciplines of decision sciences during one’s career. Contributions include:

  • Innovations in teaching methods, course design, curriculum design, and/or assessment.
  • Contributions that improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning of decision sciences disciplines within the profession.
  • Sustained, high levels of teaching effectiveness enabling students to achieve academic success.
  • Supporting and mentoring students for academic and/or professional growth.
  • Sustained personal professional development.

2021 Recipient

Congratulations to the DSI 2021 recipient.

Cliff Ragsdale | Virginia Tech

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Past Recipients


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Cliff Ragsdale | Virginia Tech


No recipient selected


Paul Cronan | University of Arkansas
Jatinder (Jeet) Gupta | University of Alabama, Huntsville


Sang Lee | University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Victor Prybutok | University of North Texas