Distinguished Professorship Awards
The AJ Taylor Distinguished Professorship award recognizes two APSU College of Business faculty members who demonstrate exceptional scholarly work or innovative teaching practices that contribute to the mission of the College.
The endowed gift was provided by alumnus, Larry Carroll, who dedicated the award to
former Marketing professor, Dr. Albert J. Taylor, for his legacy of exceptional contributions
transformed the College of Business.
The 2022 recipients are:
Excellence in Teaching: Dr. John Volker, Professor of Management
Excellence in Research: Dr. Tim Self, Assistant Professor of Hospitality
Dr. John Volker (2023)
Dr. Jennifer Thayer (2022)
Dr. Susan Cockrell (2021)
Dr. Terry Damron (2020)
Dr. Tim Self (2023)
Dr. Matt Hampton (2022)
Dr. Elif Demiral-Saglam (2021)
Dr. Pilsik Choi (2020)
The award was initially established to recognize one faculty member for teaching practices and was later adjusted to include recognition for research.
2019 Gloria Miller
2018 Gloria Miller
2017 Michael Phillips