Allen Ford, professor of business at Kansas University, is the 1993 winner of the Byron T. Shutz Award.
The award was established in 1978 by KU alumnus Byron T. Shutz and his wife, Maxine C. Shutz, of Kansas City, Mo., who are now deceased. The award honors distinguished teaching in economics and business at KU.
Since 1985, the recipient has been selected alternately from the faculty at large, the School of Business or the Department of Economics.
The honorees receive $2,500 and present a lecture. Ford will present his lecture during the 1994 spring semester. The date will be announced later.
Ford teaches general accounting and tax accounting courses. He has won the Henry A. Bubb Award for Distinguished Teaching in Business three times, the Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Educator Award three times and other teaching awards, including the Burlington Northern Foundation Faculty Achievement Award and the H. Bernerd Fink Award for outstanding classroom teaching.
An expert on tax accounting, Ford has published in such journals as Accounting Review, the Journal of Taxation, the Journal of Corporate Taxation and the Journal of the American Taxation Assn.
He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Arkansas and has taught at Washington State University and the University of Missouri. He has been a visiting professor at North Texas State University, the University of Texas-Austin and the University of Florida.