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Paying it Forward

Leading The Way

Two Meetings

Dr. Mark Dawkins

At a tense meeting one day in the early 1990s at a large, heavily white university, a student watched in silent respect and admiration as his mentor—a senior African- American faculty leader—stood up to academic…

Special Issue

Dr. Geraldine Henderson Dr. Jerome Williams

The academy lost these two amazing scholars. Both Dr. Henderson and Dr. Williams left a wonderful legacy of research and mentorship that has inspired many.. They were considered “giants “ in the field of Marketing…

Mentor of Mentors

Dr. Carolyn Callahan

Dr. Carolyn Callahan, former Dean of the College of Business at the University of Louisville, and former KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting and Director of the School of Accountancy at the University of Memphis, was the first African-American…

A Secret Mover of the Needle

Dr. Jorge Perez

Tenured professor Dr. Jorge Pérez didn’t fully appreciate his  decision  to  branch  into  senior  administration  at Kennesaw State University until one morning several months into his term on the university Cabinet, reporting directly to the…