Three Black Scholars Win Awards for Promoting Diversity in Business School

Ernst & Young, one of the nation’s largest accounting firms, has awarded three African-American scholars with its initial Inclusive Excellence Award for Accounting and Business School Faculty. The award is given to faculty members for their outstanding work in increasing diversity on their campus through innovative teaching, research, or program development.

The following are the three African-American scholars who won the award:

Mark C. Dawkins is associate dean for academic programs and a professor of accounting at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. Dawkins is a graduate of Georgia Tech. He holds an MBA from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. in accounting from Florida State University.

Matthew J. Anderson is an associate professor of accounting and information systems at Michigan State University. He earned an MBA and a Ph.D. in accounting from Michigan State University.

Michael Clement is an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a graduate of Baruch College of the City University of New York. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.