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Cedric Dawkins

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School of Administrative Studies

Associate Professor

Email: cdawkins@yorku.ca


Cedric Dawkins is an associate professor of Management in the School of Administrative Studies at York University. Before arriving at York, he was at Loyola University Chicago and held the William A. Black Chair in Commerce at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

His research focuses critically at the intersection of business ethics and stakeholder engagement and workers’ rights and appears primarily in the journals Business & Society, the Journal of Business Ethics, and Business Ethics Quarterly, where he also serves as Associate Editor. His current projects examine the role of multi-stakeholder initiatives—particularly those comprised of NGOs, civil society organizations, and labor unions—in developing labor governance structures for global supply chains, and how supposition of merit and equality impact justice initiatives in businesses.

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Research Interests

, Corporate social responsibility, Labour rights and human rights, Labour union revitalization, Impact of disclosure on corporate behaviour

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2022 AP/ADMS3660 3.0 D Business Ethics/Corporate Responsibility LECT
Fall 2022 AP/ADMS3660 3.0 C Business Ethics/Corporate Responsibility LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2023 AP/ADMS3660 3.0 M Business Ethics/Corporate Responsibility LECT
Winter 2023 AP/ADMS3660 3.0 P Business Ethics/Corporate Responsibility LECT


Cedric Dawkins is an associate professor of Management in the School of Administrative Studies at York University. Before arriving at York, he was at Loyola University Chicago and held the William A. Black Chair in Commerce at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

His research focuses critically at the intersection of business ethics and stakeholder engagement and workers’ rights and appears primarily in the journals Business & Society, the Journal of Business Ethics, and Business Ethics Quarterly, where he also serves as Associate Editor. His current projects examine the role of multi-stakeholder initiatives—particularly those comprised of NGOs, civil society organizations, and labor unions—in developing labor governance structures for global supply chains, and how supposition of merit and equality impact justice initiatives in businesses.

Research Interests

, Corporate social responsibility, Labour rights and human rights, Labour union revitalization, Impact of disclosure on corporate behaviour


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2022 AP/ADMS3660 3.0 D Business Ethics/Corporate Responsibility LECT
Fall 2022 AP/ADMS3660 3.0 C Business Ethics/Corporate Responsibility LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2023 AP/ADMS3660 3.0 M Business Ethics/Corporate Responsibility LECT
Winter 2023 AP/ADMS3660 3.0 P Business Ethics/Corporate Responsibility LECT