Please note that IRRCi is scheduled to dissolve by December 31, 2018. The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware will take over the award beginning in 2019, as well as sustain access to the full body of IRRCi research.
In the meantime, below is historical information on the award judges. Please check back soon for updated information on the judges, deadlines and submission guidance as the award transition occurs. Please be advised that information below is relevant for past awards and may change for the 2019 award.
An esteemed panel of judges with broad finance and investment experience has reviewed past submissions and selected winner(s) of the IRRC Institute Research Award.
Mr. Dannhauser is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals and earned the Financial Risk Manager designation. He has also attained the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). He chaired the NYSSA Socially Responsible Investing Committee from 2003-2005.
Mr. Dannhauser holds an MBA in finance from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and an MPH in health systems and policy from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He earned a BA in political science from the George Washington University.
Dr. Jim Hawley served as the Transamerica Professor in Business Policy and Strategy in the Graduate Business Programs, School of Economics and Business Administration, at Saint Mary’s College.
Previously, he worked at Wells Fargo Bank as a country risk analyst, and previously taught at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Hawley also has been an invited guest professor at the Universite de Paris and at the Universite de Montpillier in France. He was a guest scholar at the Judge Institute at the University of Cambridge, U.K, and has lectured in a number of countries in Europe.
Dr. Hawley is the author of two books. The first is on international banks and the global monetary system, and the most recent on U.S. pension funds and the ownership of U.S. corporations, titled, “The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism: How Institutional Investors Can Make Corporations More Democratic,” published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2000. Additionally, he is the author of numerous articles on a range of topics including corporate governance, the international monetary and financial system, and environmental issues.
He received his BA from the University of Wisconsin, MA from the University of California, Berkeley, and Ph.D. from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Nell Minow, Governance Expert
Ms. Minow previously served as general counsel and then president of Institutional Shareholder Services. She is co-author with Robert A.G. Monks of three books, including five editions of the leading textbook on corporate governance. She taught MBA students at George Mason University for five years.
In 2008, she received the highest award in the field from the International Corporate Governance Network and in 2013 was given the Lifetime Achievement Award from Corporate Secretary magazine.
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