Dean & Administration

About the Dean

David W. Blackwell 

David W. Blackwell, Ph.D., is Dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics. He previously served as the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Republic Bank/James W. Aston Professor of Finance at Texas A&M University's Mays Business School. Before joining Texas A&M, Dr. Blackwell served as a Director in KPMG's Forensic practice and as a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Financial Advisory Services practice. Before his consulting career, Dr. Blackwell served as a Finance professor for 13 years. Teaching at Emory University's Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, University of Georgia, the University of Houston, and the University of Rochester's William E. Simon School of Business Administration.

Gatton Administration

David W. Blackwell, Dean Email 859.257.8939

Nicole Jenkins, Executive Associate Dean Email 859.218.1649

Scott Kelley, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs Email 859.257.3425

Ken Troske, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Outreach Email 859.257.1282

Nancy Johnson, Associate Dean for International Affairs Email 859.257.2976

Randy Pratt, Director of Development & Advancement Email 859.257.9825

Ann Mary Quarandillo, Director of Marketing & Communications Email 859.257.0750