Price Fishback to be Honored as Regents' Professor at the Annual Outstanding Faculty Awards Ceremony

Feb. 19, 2024

The Office of the Provost will host the annual Outstanding Faculty Awards Ceremony on February 28 at 3:30 p.m. at Crowder Hall in the School of Music. This is an opportunity to help honor and learn about the work of some of the University of Arizona's most accomplished faculty members. The ceremony will honor Price Fishback, APS Professor of Economics in the Eller College of Management as a 2023 Regents' Professor. Other awards that will be presented are: 

  • University Distinguished Professors
  • University Distinguished Outreach Faculty
  • Distinguished Scholars
  • Distinguished Director Award
  • The University of Arizona Foundation Leicester and Kathryn Sherrill Creative Teaching Award
  • The Margaret M. Briehl and Dennis T. Ray Five Star Faculty Award
  • Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize Award
  • University Distinguished Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award
  • University Early Career Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award
  • University Faculty Service Award
  • Distinguished Mentor Award
  • Faculty Peer Mentor Award
  • Mentoring Future Scholars Award
  • Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award for Graduate Education Award
  • Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring Award
  • Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award
  • Early Career Scholars

Fishback joined the Eller College of Management as associate professor in 1990 after teaching at the University of Georgia. He was appointed the Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics in 2010. He earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Washington in 1983. His research area of interest is the political economy of Roosevelt’s New Deal during the 1930s, examining both the determinants of New Deal spending and loans and their impact on local economies throughout the U.S. He also works on state labor legislation during the Progressive Era, the American Economy during World War II and changes in agriculture in response to climate, government policy and technology. Fishback is also a research affiliate at the Centre for Economic History at Australian National University, a CAGE Fellow at Warwick University, a program scholar for the Hoover Program on Regulation and the Rule of Law, a fellow at the TIAA-CREF Institute and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

More information about the awards and those honored can be found at