Areas of Expertise
Bankruptcy, market effects of information asymmetry, market reactions to information disclosures, evaluating alternative earnings metrics, assessing faculty productivity, and connecting academic research to business practice.
Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting)
Florida State University
Masters in Accounting (Auditing)
University of Florida
University of Florida
B.S. in Management (Accounting)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Mark C. Dawkins is a Professor of Accounting in the Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida. He holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from Florida State University (1994), MBA (1987) and Masters of Accounting (1988) degrees from the University of Florida, and a B.S. in Management (1985) from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
He joined UNF and the Coggin College of Business in June 2015 after serving 21 years on the faculty in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia (UGA). From 2008-2014 he served as the Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the Terry College, and from 2004-2008 he served as the Director of Diversity Relations. He teaches undergraduate and graduate financial accounting classes, and has taught Intermediate Accounting, MBA Financial Accounting, and Intermediate Accounting for Non-Majors. He also has taught undergraduate and graduate accounting and college-level internship classes.
He has published in The Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, the Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Managerial Issues, Sociological Inquiry, the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Management Accounting Quarterly, and other journals or newsletters.
He was a co-recipient of the 2006 and 2003 Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Teacher of the Year award at UGA, and received the 2006 and 2003 Alpha Kappa Psi Accounting Teacher of the Year Award. He is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Accountants, the Florida Society of CPAs, the PhD Project (www.phdproject.org), and the Accounting Doctoral Student Association. In August 2009, he was one of five recipients of the inaugural Ernst & Young Inclusive Excellence Award for Accounting and Business School Faculty. In January of 2014, he received the 2014 UGA President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award at the MLK Freedom Breakfast at UGA.
Deloitte Teaching Fellow, 2006-2012.
Georgia Society of CPAs Accounting Educator of the Year, 2006.
Alpha Kappa Psi Accounting Teacher of the Year, 2006.
Beta Upsilon Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Teacher of the Year (Co-recipient), 2006.
Student Government Association Teaching Award, 2005.
University of Georgia Accounting Teaching Award, 2004.
Beta Upsilon Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Teacher of the Year (Co-recipient), 2003.
Alpha Kappa Psi Accounting Teacher of the Year, 2003.
American Accounting Association Diversity Section Service Award, 2007.Terry College of Business Faculty Service Award, 2007.Ernst & Young Inclusiveness Excellence Award for Accounting and Business School Faculty, 2009.American Accounting Association Diversity Section Excellence in Service Award, 2013.University of Georgia President's Fulfilling the Dream Award, 2014.Other Awards
2012-Present Chartered Global Management Accountant (active)
1990-Present Certified Public Accountant (Florida) (active)
1990-Present Certified Management Accountant (active)