Why Zicklin


Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business

H. Fenwick Huss was appointed as the Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business in July, 2014. Since arriving at the Zicklin School he has led the development of new academic programs such as the Executive Doctorate of Professional Studies in Business for senior-level executives to advance the development and practice of effective organizational leadership and the MS program in Business Analytics.  The MBA curriculum and format have been updated, and a major revision in the undergraduate program has begun.  

Dr. Huss previously served as Dean of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University for ten years. He also served as Associate Dean and Director of the School of Accountancy at Georgia State. He served on the faculty at the University of Maryland and as a visiting professor of managerial accounting and control at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. 

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), and he holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Connecticut and a doctorate in accountancy from the University of Tennessee.  

He has assisted universities in Russia, Ukraine and Sub-Saharan Africa in restructuring their business programs. He also directed USAID-funded development projects in South Africa, Ghana, and Egypt, and he has lectured extensively in the People’s Republic of China over the past two decades on business information needs in transition economies. He previously served on AACSB-International’s Maintenance of Accreditation Committee and currently serves as peer review team chair.  He is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of CPAs, the National Association of Corporate Directors, and he serves as Lead Director on the Board of Directors of Adtran, Inc.