Don Cherry

Don retired from Dalhousie University’s School of Business in 2007, after teaching financial and managerial accounting for 33 years and being honoured with numerous teaching awards.

Don was heavily involved in many of Dalhousie’s international activities. He taught at the University of Zimbabwe for two years, under the UZ-Dalhousie Linkage in Management Studies. He also served as the Director of Dalhousie’s Centre for Development Projects, Associate Director of the Lester Pearson Institute for International Development, and Director of the Centre for International Business Studies. In addition, Don worked on management education and development projects in the Czech Republic, Gambia, Kenya, Jordan, New Zealand, Oman, Poland, Romania, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, and is currently involved in a project with the National University of Rwanda.

As a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Don has been active with the Society of Management Accountants of Canada in many capacities, including chairing its Syllabus Committee and serving  on its Financial Accounting Committee and national Board of Examiners. In recognition of Don’s service to both his professional accounting body and the international development community, he was awarded the prestigious FCMA designation in 2010.