Dawn Massey

Professor of Accounting
Fairfield University

Dr. Dawn W. Massey is the Professor of Accounting at the Charles F. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in financial accounting practice and theory. A CPA and CGMA, Dr. Massey received a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut. She also earned an M.B.A. in Finance as well as a B.S. in Accounting, both from Fordham University. Dr. Massey has published numerous articles in the areas of accounting ethics and pedagogy. She was the recipient (with Dr. Joan Van Hise) of the 2001 American Accounting Association Innovation in Accounting Education Award. In 2009, she and colleagues Dr. Michael Coyne and Dr. Joan Van Hise were recipients of a competitive grant from PricewaterhouseCoopers to fund incorporation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) into the Fairfield University accounting curriculum. In 2014, she was honored with the Connecticut Society of CPAs' Educator of Excellence ("Eddy") Award for excelling in teaching and mentoring, inspiring students to reach beyond the ordinary, and making a difference by going the extra mile for students.

Ph.D., University of Connecticut
M.B.A., Fordham University
B.S., Fordham University

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