Stewart M. Lee Consumer Education Award

This award, founded in 1988, recognizes the outstanding, long-term contributions of Stewart M. Lee to consumer education. It acknowledges and encourages outstanding efforts for teaching, research or service to consumer educating that exemplifies the qualities of Stewart M. Lee and his work. The recipient is an individual or organization that has made multiple, important contributions to the field of consumer education over a long period of time, or a single, uniquely outstanding contribution of lasting impact.

Award Winners by Year

    • 2017: Consumer Movement Archives at Kansas State University
    • 2016: Jack Gillis, Consumer Federation of America
    • 2015: Ted Beck, NEFE
    • 2014: Joseph Belth
    • 2013: Robert N. Mayer, University of Utah
    • 2011: Andrea Beller, University of Illinois
    • 2009: Christina Economos, Tufts University
    • 2006: Edgar Dworsky
    • 2004: Pat Bonner
    • 2003: Barbata O-Neill, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
    • 2002: Brenda Cude
    • 2001: Jo Swanson
    • 2000: Direct Selling Education Foundation
    • 1999: Karen Varcoe, University of California - Riverside
    • 1998: Consumer Information Center (CIC), USGSA and Mary Levy, CIC
    • 1997: Consumers Union
    • 1996: Jane Schuchardt, CSREES, USDA
    • 1995: Meredith M. Layer, American Express Company
    • 1994: E. Thomas Garman, Virginia Tech
    • 1993: Les Dlabay, Lake Forest College
    • 1991: Mel Zelenak, University of Missouri
    • 1990: Rosella Bannister, Eastern Michigan University