Texas Tech University

Diversity Symposium

Symposium Chairs

John J. Masselli, Ph.D. CPA
Haskell Taylor Professor of Taxation
Director, Rawls School of Accounting MSA Program
Texas Tech University – School of Accounting, Jerry S. Rawls College of Business

Kirsten A. Cook, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Texas Tech University – School of Accounting, Jerry S. Rawls College of Business

 

Schedule of Events

All events will be held in the Rawls College of Business.

Wednesday, September 19
Room 105

Opening Remarks

Margaret L. Williams, Ph.D., Dean of the Rawls College of Business
5:45 - 6:00 p.m.
Plenary Speaker and Q&A 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Carol A. Sumner, Ed.D
Vice President
Texas Tech University
Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
 
Student Diversity Panel 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Moderated by Claudia C. Cogliser, Ph.D., Professor, Faculty Director of Assessment
Texas Tech University
Area of Management, Jerry S. Rawls College of Business


Noah Hearn
Student – Texas Tech University School of Law

Students: Austyn Casale (Rawls College), Illeana Garcia (College of Arts & Sciences, Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, Gender Equity Studies), Alex Gumm (Rawls College), Sean Lewis (Arts and Sciences/
TTU Student Body President), Dania Sadi (TTU - College of Law), Mychael Solis-Wheeler (Rawls College/College of Arts & Sciences) and Angela Wang (Rawls College). 

 

Thursday, September 20
Room 105

KPMG Presents: Courageous Conversations 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
Reception
McCoy Atrium
7:15 - 8:00 p.m.

Friday, September 21 
Fireplace Room, McCoy Atrium

Meet and Greet Coffee Reception 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Faculty/Staff Diversity Panel Discussion 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Moderated by Andrea Romi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Texas Tech University – School of Accounting, Jerry S. Rawls College of Business
Panel

Participants:

Feruzan Irani Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Practice
Texas Tech University - Area of Management, Jerry S. Rawls College of Business

Jody Randall
Director - Office of LGBTQIA
Texas Tech University - Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Jorge A. Ramírez J.D.
Walter and Anne Huffman Professor of Law
Texas Tech University School of Law

Paul Connell Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Marketing
Stoney Brook University – College of Business

aretha faye marbley, Ph.D.
Professor
Educational and Psychological Leadership
Texas Tech University – College of Education

Jade Silva-Tovar
Senior Director
Texas Tech University - Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

 
   
Diversity Research Colloquium 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

"Lower Income Families and Vegetable Consumption"
Paul Connell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Marketing
Stony Brook University

"Research (R)evolution: Focus, Methods, and Meaning"
Andrea Romi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Accounting
Texas Tech University

 

Sponsors

The Rawls College of Business wishes to thank our event sponsors for their support.

KPMG        Office of LGBTQIA