Albert Okunade Honored for Service to the University of Memphis

Albert Okunade, professor of economics at the Fogleman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis, received the Suzanne Downs Palmer Award from the university “for his extraordinary service contributions to the student honors program and for his long record of contributions in service roles to the department, college, and university, as well as to the economics profession.”

The award includes a plaque and a $10,000 cash prize.

Dr. Okunade holds bachelor’s, master’s, and MBA degrees from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Arkansas.


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