Human Resources and Diversity Issues

Human Resources and Diversity Issues

Ph.D. - 2001, The University of South Florida
M.B.A. - 1992, Drexel University
B.S. - 1986, Florida A&M University

Sample Publications

Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J. V. & Dawson, G. A. (forthcoming). “I am not my hair”: Examining Hair Choices of Black Women in Academia. In Adelina Broadridge and Sasha Saunders (editors) The Impact of Appearance on Career Development, Emerald Publishing.

Dawson, G. A., Karl, K. A., & Peluchette, J. V. (2019). Hair Matters: Toward Understanding Natural Black Hair Bias in the Workplace. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 26(3), 389–401. 

Dawson, G. A. and Karl, K (2018) “I am Not My Hair Or Am I? Examining hair choices of Black Female Executive, Journal of Business Diversity, volume 18(2) 

Dawson, G. A. (2015) “Integrating Emotional Intelligence Into Teaching Diversity,” BQuest,  

Dawson, G. A. (2013) “Using Conversational Learning to Enhance Teaching of Diversity,” s-Journal of Business Education & Scholarship of Teaching, volune 7, issue 2, p. 31-38.   

Allen, R.; Dawson, G.; Wheatley, K.; White, C.S. (2011)  Matching Diversity Practices and Strategy.  Leadership & Organizational Management Journal.  Volume 2011 Issue 1 

Burke, L. and Dawson, G. A. (2008). “Closing the Research to Teaching Gap in HR,” Journal of Human Resource Education vol. 2, n. 1/2. 

Allen, R.; Dawson, G.; Wheatley, K.; White, C.S (2008) “Linking Diversity Practices and Perceived Diversity in Management,” Problems and Perspectives in Management, vol. 6, n. 2, p. 85-93. 

Allen, R.; Dawson, G.; Wheatley, K.; White, C.S. (2008) “Perceived Diversity and Organizational Performance,” Employee Relations, vol. 30, n. 1, p. 20-33. 

Dawson, G. A. (2006) “Partial Inclusion and Biculturalism in African Americans,” Equal Opportunities International, vol. 25, n. 6, p. 433-449. 

Allen, R.; Dawson, G.; Wheatley, K.; White, C.S. (2006).  “Diversity Practices: What Are Corporations Really Doing These Days?” BQuest, 

Dawson, G.A. (2005). “Sexual Orientation Discrimination,” Equal Opportunities International, vol. 24, n. 3/4, p. 46-49 

Allen, R.; Dawson, G.; Wheatley, K.; White, C.S. (2004).  “Diversity Practices: Learning responses for modern organizations,” Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, volume 16, Issue 6, p. 13-15. 

Dawson, G.A. and Levine, D.J. (2003). “Multi-Cultural Community Building,” Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, Volume 9, Issue 1, p. 21-30. 

Dawson, G.A. 2003. “African American Experiences in Corporate America.” In Peter J. Frost, Walter R. Nord, Linda A. Krefting  (Eds.) Managerial and Organizational Reality  2003, p. 133-143 

Nixon, J.C. and Dawson, G.A. (2002). “Reasons for Cross-Cultural Communication Training” Corporate Communications: An International Journal, Volume 7 Number 3, p. 184-191. 


Professional Activities and Memberships
Academy of Management
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Southern Management Association
National Black MBA Association, Life-time Member

Honors and Awards
Horace J. Traylor Minority Leadership Award (2008-2009)
Dean’s Merit (2008-2009)
Horace J. Traylor Minority Leadership Award (2004)
Golden Key Society Honorary Member (2003)
Marquis Who’s Who (2003)
Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honor Fraternity, University of South Florida (2001)
Richard F. Pride Fellowship (2000)
National Black MBA Association Scholarship Recipient (1991)
Outstanding Young Women of America (1997)