FRL Professor’s Paper Wins Third Macfarlan Award

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Good things really do come in three for a professor with the College of Business Administration's Finance, Real Estate and Law department.

John B. Wyatt won the innagural NCMA W. Gregor Macfarlan Excellence in Contract Management Research and Writing award with his first-place paper titled, “A Critical Analysis of the Federal Acquisition’ Regulation’s Adoption of Positive Law Codification Changes.”

Along with being published in the September issue of Journal of Contract Management, Wyatt will present his paper during an NCMA event.

W. Gregor Macfarlan served the contract management profession for more than 40 years as a researcher, author, mentor, and teacher. Wyatt won the innagural NCMA W. Gregor Macfarlan Excellence in Contract Management Research and Writing award in 2007 with, “Can the Government Property Clause Finally Achieve First-Rate Standing Under the ‘Christian Doctrine?’” He followed it up with another victory in 2012 courtesy of “The Struggle to Achieve Fairness When the Federal Government Terminates a Contract for Its Convenience.”

Submissions are reviewed by NCMA and George Washington University Law School before winners are announced.

Wyatt is also a faculty advisor to the CBA's student organization Society of Law, Contracts and Procurement.