University Park, IL,
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Chevonne Alston, Ph.D.


Public Education, Governmental Finance, Financial Literacy, and DEI Topics Expert

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Dr. Chevonne Alston is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Governors State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi's Patterson School of Accountancy, as well as a B.S. in Management and an MBA in Accounting from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University's School of Business & Industry.

Prior to becoming an assistant professor at Governors State University in 2018, Dr. Alston held the role of research associate (2010) followed by the position of adjunct professor (2010-2013), both at Governors State University. Then, she was a research/teaching assistant at the University of Mississippi (2012-2017).

Dr. Alston is a Certified Fraud Examiner and an Illinois Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Illinois CPA Society (ILCPAS), and the National Society of Black CPAs.

Alston’s Research Focus:

  • Public education
  • Governmental finance
  • Financial literacy
  • DEI topics

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Dr. Alston is available to talk about public education, governmental finance, financial literacy, and DEI topics. If you would like to arrange an interview with Dr. Alston, please contact Zion Banks, Media & External Relations, 708.235.7685 or