Koffler Teaching Prize (2020)

Dirk was honored with the University of Arizona’s Koffler Teaching Prize, given quadrennially to the faculty member whose teaching has had the most impact.

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Featured Awards

  • The Henry and Phyllis Koffler Teaching Prize
    University of Arizona, 2020
  • University-wide Distinguished Professor Award
    University of Arizona, 2018
  • The Neville Cramer Faculty Scholarship Award for Ethics
    Eller College of Management, 2016
  • Undergraduate Large Class Faculty Member of the Year
    Eller College of Management, 2015
  • Eller College Student Council Award, 2015, 2017
    Outstanding Contribution to Students and the Betterment of Eller College of Mgmt
  • Panhellenic Association
    University-wide Distinguished Professor Award. 2018
  • Eller College Student Council Award, 2014
    Outstanding Contribution to Students and Betterment of Eller College of Mgmt
  • Recipient of the George W. Atherton Award
    Penn State’s highest undergraduate teaching award, 2011
  • Honored as an Instrumental Faculty Member in the First Year Experience
    Seven time winner
  • Best Overall Teacher
    Smeal College of Business, Critique magazine, 2010
  • Winner, Economic Communicator Contest, 2007
    Sponsored by the Assoc of Private Enterprise Educ and the Market-Based Mgmt Institute
  • Faculty Appreciation Award
    Panhellenic-Inter Fraternity Council. 2007 and 2009
  • Profiled in the “Great Teachers in Economics” series of the Gus. A Stavros
    Center of Economic Education at Florida State University, 2005
  • Outstanding Teaching Award (Non-Tenure Line Faculty)
    College of Liberal Arts, 2005
Awards for my classes
12 x Recipient
Outstanding teaching Award for ECON 2: Principles of Microeconomics
4 x Recipient
Outstanding Teaching Award for ECON 404W: Current Economic Issues
3x Recipient
Outstanding Teaching Award for ECON 351: Money and Banking
1 x Recipient
Outstanding Teaching Award for ECON 4: Principles of Macroeconomics
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