Lado appointed Senior Advisor to President on Anti-Racism at Clarkson University
Augustine Lado, who is currently Dean of David. The D. Reh School of Business at Clarkson University has been appointed President Tony Collins’ Senior Advisor on Anti-Racism for the coming year.
Lado takes leave from the deanship in order to focus on initiatives to make Clarkson an anti-racist institution. These include the creation of a university-wide anti-racism institute (an academic unit to promote scholarship, teaching and learning, and anti-racism awareness); support our efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty and staff; facilitate curricular and extracurricular innovations to promote inclusive excellence; and create a safer, more welcoming and inclusive environment for all.
“In order to have an impact on change in society, we must act and work together to influence those around us to make the world a better place. We will work together to create a dialogue and innovate new ways to design a better way forward for our community as we fight systemic racism, ”said President Tony Collins.
“This important role will help advance Clarkson’s work against racism and academic diversity as we work towards a society centered on racial justice,” said Provost Robyn Hannigan.
Lado has been Dean of the Reh School of Business since 2018. Previously, Lado was Professor of Consumer and Organizational Studies. He was appointed Richard ’55 and Joy Dorf Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Reh School of Business in 2010. He brings more than 25 years of higher education experience to this new role.
“I am honored to have been chosen for this new role and look forward to working closely with President Collins, Chief Inclusion Ball, Provost Hannigan and my colleagues to find new ways to use our values, education and research for the public. good for helping to combat systemic racism in our society, ”Lado said.
Diego Nocetti will serve as the acting dean of the Reh School for the next academic year, effective July 1, 2021. Nocetti joined the Reh School of Business in 2006 after obtaining his doctorate. in Economics from the University of Memphis. He was appointed full professor of economic and financial studies in 2017.
Lado worked closely with the University leadership to position the Reh School for its next phase of growth. Under his leadership, the school maintained its business accreditation through AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is the mark of excellence in business training and has been achieved by less than five percent of the world’s business programs. Today, there are only 901 business schools in 58 countries and territories that hold AACSB accreditation.
The Lado Fellowship in Strategic Management covers multiple boundaries of academic disciplines including economics, organizational behavior and human resource management, entrepreneurship, and philosophy. It also has an international reach, incorporating competitive and cooperative global strategies that companies use to gain and maintain strategic advantage.
Lado was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship and currently sits on the Fulbright Review Board. He has served on various committees of professors from universities and business schools.
Lado has presented his research at national and international conferences and workshops and has authored or co-authored over 25 articles and technical reports published in leading journals such as The Academy of Management Review, Strategic Manage Journal, Journal of Operations Management and Journal of Management. , among others. He teaches courses in strategic management, business ethics and entrepreneurship at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Lado obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He received an MBA from Arkansas State University and a doctorate. in Business Administration from the University of Memphis. Prior to joining Clarkson University in 2002 as Associate Professor of Consumer and Organizational Studies, he taught at the College of Business Administration at Cleveland State University, where he served as Associate Dean of Programs. of graduate studies and research and director of the doctoral program in business administration. To consult his curriculum vitae click here.
Lado and his family (wife, Betty Hinds, and son, Yengi Lado) live in Hannawa Falls.