Academy of Legal Studies in Business Honors George Cameron
Emeritus professor receives Distinguished Senior Faculty Award.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. George D. Cameron III, JD '69, PhD '75, professor emeritus of business law at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, was presented the 2004 Distinguished Senior Faculty Award by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) on August 18 at the organization's 79th annual conference in Ottawa, Canada.
Cameron, who retired from active faculty status in June, began his Michigan career as a lecturer in 1971 and was promoted to professor in 1976. Prior to joining the University, Cameron taught political science and law at Cleary College and business law and personal finance at Eastern Michigan University.
His teaching has enriched the lives of Michigan students and peers for more than three decades, and he has been honored with the Students' Award for Teaching Excellence (twice), the BBA Alumni Best Teacher Award and the State of Michigan Undergraduate Teaching Award. In 1998, his course in enterprise organization law was named the best course on campus by the Michigan Daily, and he was named among the school's outstanding faculty in the Business Week Guide to the Best Business Schools. In 2003, he received the School's Victor L. Bernard Teaching Leadership Award. His numerous contributions of service to the University include the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the Civil Liberties Board, the Faculty Senate and the University-wide Faculty Grievance Board. He also has served as secretary/treasurer, vice president and president of the Tri-State Academy of Legal Studies in Business and has been a member of the State Bar of Michigan since 1962.
Cameron has written or co-written several books and articles with research focusing on Korean law, Soviet commercial law, Chinese law and jurisdiction over international corporations. He also served as a visiting professor in China and Finland and taught courses in Hong Kong and Brazil.
The ALSB, founded in 1924, is comprised of teachers and scholars in the fields of business law, legal environment and law-related courses outside professional law schools in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, England and several other nations. The Academy provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, and encourages support and cooperation among those who teach and conduct research in the field of legal studies.
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