Sen receives UW Bothell Distinguished Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity award

April 07, 2015

CONTACT: Lisa Hall, 425-352-5461,

Sen receives UW Bothell Distinguished Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity award

BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell has selected P.K. Sen, Ph.D. to receive the Distinguished Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity award.

Sen, a professor in UW Bothell’s School of Business, joined the faculty in 2012. Widely recognized for his distinguished record of research over his academic career, Dr. Sen continues to maintain an active research profile, with nine conference presentations of his work since coming to UW Bothell. His research presence has contributed to the rise of the school’s ranking in the field of accounting. Sen is the author of 19 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as a book chapter.

With a deep interest in mentoring junior scholars, Dr. Sen has acted as the doctoral colloquium coordinator for the Asian Academic Accounting Association for the last five years. His emphasis on mentoring, collaboration and co-authorship in research is reflected in his support for colleagues at UW Bothell. Since his arrival, he has initiated three collaborative efforts with junior colleagues in the School of Business, which have resulted in three presentations at prestigious conferences.

The DRSCA is presented each year to a UW Bothell faculty member in recognition of scholarly or creative achievement that exemplifies the standards of excellence that are required by the research intensive education environment of University of Washington Bothell.

About UW Bothell: With more than 45 undergraduate and graduate degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, UW Bothell emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and critical thinking. UW Bothell builds regional partnerships, inspires change, creates knowledge, shares discoveries and prepares students for leadership in the state of Washington and beyond. For more information, visit

Image of PKSen