David F. Hawkins
Lovett-Learned Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus
Professor Hawkins taught the first-year MBA course, Financial Reporting and Control as well as several second-year MBA courses, including Analysis of Financial Reports. He has written numerous articles and books including Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis: Text and Cases, Financial Reporting Practices of Corporations, Equity Valuation: Models, Analysis and Implications (with Walter Campbell), The Effectiveness of the Annual Report as a Communication Vehicle (with Barbara A. Hawkins), Rating Industrial Bonds (with Walter Campbell and Barbara A. Brown). Professor Hawkins' articles have received numerous awards including the Financial Analysts' Journal's Graham & Dodd Scroll, the Business History Review's Newcomen Society Award, and the California Management Review's McKinsey Award. In his role as Accounting Consultant to Merrill Lynch, in 1990 Professor Hawkins was named number one on the Institutional Investor's All American Research Team in the accounting category. (He was an annual team member from 1976 to 2003).
Professor Hawkins was educated at Harvard University (BA 1956, MBA 1958, and DBA 1962).