Cynthia Turner

Assistant Dean and Chief Diversity Officer Cynthia Turner has always been a trailblazer. In 1996 she became the first African-American woman to earn a PhD in accounting from The Ohio State University and now, more than 20 years later, she is the first such woman to be named to the dean’s leadership team at Fisher in its recorded history.

Turner (MAcc '95, PhD '96) discusses the college’s vision for its efforts the diversity and inclusion space as well as the outreach and engagement efforts that students, alumni and partners can look forward to in the weeks and months ahead.

Q&A with Cynthia Turner

To ensure that we best equip Fisher’s future leaders to succeed in the marketplace, diversity and inclusion must be essential to our mission.

Cynthia TurnerAssistant Dean and Chief Diversity Officer, Fisher College of Business



Cynthia Turner Asst. Dean and Chief Diversity Officer, EY Faculty Fellow
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