Dr. Dawn E. Chanland

United States of America


Charlotte, North Carolina


Patience Magodo


Associate Professor of Management, Queens University of Charlotte

Dawn Chanland is an associate professor of Management in the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte. She has 25 years of experience in academia, executive recruiting, human resources and financial services. She teaches executive, graduate and undergraduate courses in management, leadership, business acumen, conflict management and negotiation, and organization development. In addition, she consults for- and non-profit organizations on various leadership development and human resource needs.

Dawn has received numerous teaching and research awards and has been featured in a variety of leading academic journals and popular press outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, LA Times and Forbes. She co-authored “Eight tips for being a smart protégé at work” and “When mentoring goes bad,” featured in The Wall Street Journal. Her primary areas of research include mentoring, career development and diversity. In addition, she has appeared on AOL, CareerBuilder, and MSN, both online and broadcast, sharing expertise related to mentoring, job search, executive coaching and management issues.

She earned a doctorate (D.B.A.) at Boston University’s School of Management and a master’s degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University.