Associate Director of Development
Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
University of Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi, U.S.
Credit: Bill Dabney
When Anthony Heaven first started in advancement in 2014, he’d look around at conferences full of fundraisers and see very few African Americans. That sparked the idea for his 2017 dissertation research at the University of Texas at Austin: how race shapes Black fundraisers’ experiences. Here’s some of what he uncovered.