Three faculty members in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University have received the Exxon Outstanding Teaching Award for 1991.
Ray D. Nelson, Lee Tom Perry and Kevin D. Stocks will each receive the prestigious award and $1,000 from the Exxon Corp. because of their outstanding performance in the classroom, their innovative curriculum development and their teaching methods, according to Dean K. Fred Skousen."I am pleased that the efforts of these three very fine teachers are being recognized by their colleagues in the Marriott School as well as being supported by a grant from the Exxon Corporation," said Skousen.
Nelson, an assistant professor of managerial economics, is interested in the application of technological advances that enhance learning experiences for students.
He received two master's degrees and a doctoral degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and he earned his bachelor's degree from BYU in 1975.
Perry, a BYU alumnus, is an assistant professor of organizational behavior. He graduated from BYU with bachelor's and master's degrees magna cum laude, and he earned his doctoral degree from Yale University in 1982.
Perry taught at Pennsylvania State University and at Purdue University before joining BYU.
Stocks has taught at BYU as an associate professor of accounting since 1983. He is a certified public accountant in Oklahoma and is chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts - MAS Education and Information Subcommittee.