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Harris-Stowe State University has named Dr. Robert Kamkwalala, assistant professor of finance and business administration, as its 2011 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Educator of the Year. Dr. Kamkwalala teaches courses at the university's Anheuser-Busch School of Business, located in South St. Louis.Dr. Kamkwalala joined Harris-Stowe as a full-time faculty member in the fall of 2006 after serving as adjunct faculty since 2001.
During his time at the university, Professor Kamkwalala has taught a variety of courses including Business Finance, Budgeting and Cash Management, Financial Management in Health Care Institutions, Accounting Information Systems, Seminar in Higher Education and Topics in Higher Education. In addition to his regular HSSU teaching duties, Dr. Kamkwalala is a member of the Harris-Stowe Budgeting Committee, Business Advisory Council, Education Advisory Council and St. Louis Unbanked Task Force.
Professor Kamkwalala holds a doctor of philosophy in management and a master's of finance from Webster University in St. Louis. He is a graduate of HSSU, with a bachelor of science degree in business administration, with honors. He also earned an associate of arts degree in business administration from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park.Prior to becoming a professor, Dr. Kamkwalala worked as a telecommunications traffic manager in the Planning Department of Malawi Posts and Telecommunications. His academic and research interest include organizational effectiveness, organizational behavior and organizational development. His articles have been published in a variety of academic and practitioner-oriented journals.
Dr. Kamkwalala, in the past, has received the HSSU Collegiate 100 Teacher of the Year award; HSSU Distinguished Alumnus award; HSSU Distinguished Pathfinders Award; St. Louis Metro Sentinel "Yes I Can" award; and was named an All-American Scholar by the United States Achievement Academy, to name a few. He is a member of the Financial Management Association and the American Management Association.
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