Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.B.A., University of Richmond
  • B.A., University of West Florida

Teaching Interests & Courses Taught at Bucknell

  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Financial Management I (MGMT 200; formerly MGMT160) - 13 sections
  • Auditing and Assurance (ACFM 357; formerly MGMT 357) - 10 sections
  • Independent Study (ACFM 310) - 7 sections

Research Interests

  • Ethical judgment and decision making in auditing and accounting contexts
  • The accounting profession- changes and challenges

Grants, Honors & Awards

  • Best paper award for the Gender Issues and Work-Life Balance section, April 2014, AAA Southeast Regional Meeting
  • Selected as Professor of the Semester (fall 2012) by Alpha Delta Pi sorority
  • The Women's Initiatives Executive Committee of the AICPA competitive grant for research in the area of women's  progress to leadership in the accounting profession (with co-investigators A. Jones and T. Ackerman), May 2011 ($5,000)
  • Selected for AAA-Deloitte J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium, June 2008
  • Michael J. Barrett Doctoral Dissertation Grant by the Institute of Internal Auditors Research
    Foundation, 2008 ($5,000)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers INQuiries Program competitive grant (with co-author R. Epps), 2007 ($30,000)
  • Outstanding New Advisor, American Express Financial Advisors, 1997
  • Co-valedictorian, Choctawhatchee High School, Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Class of 1975 (465 in class)

Bucknell Services

  • Curriculum Committee - School of Management (2016 - present)
  • Committee on Planning and Budget (2014-2015)
  • Institutional Review Board (2014-2015)
  • Diversity Advocate, Search Committee for Investment Analyst, BU Investment Office (Fall 2014)
  • School of Management Assessment Committee (2012 -2014, including work for AACSB initial accreditation process)
  • Faculty Advisor/Coordinator - PwC Challenge Case Competition (Fall 2014, Fall 2013)
  • School of Management, Search Committee for Accounting Faculty (June 2011- February 2012)
  • School of Management Liaison, Library and Information Technology (Fall 2010 - Spring 2012)
  • Faculty Co-Advisor, Accounting Club (Fall 2010 - Fall 2013)
  • Faculty Advisor - Johnson & Johnson Case Competition, spring 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Faculty Supervisor-Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program 2012

Selected Publications

PEER REVIEWED SCHOLARSHIP (*indicates work begun while at Bucknell)

Articles / Papers
Published

"The New Normal? Enhanced Psychological Well-Being from Public Accounting" with Jones, A. & Guthrie, C. P. (accepted for publication, January 2016) Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research. 

"Maximizing Mentoring in Public Accounting: The Effects of Structure on Outcomes for Male and Female Protégés" with Guthrie, C. P. & Jones (accepted for publication, December 2015) Journal of Managerial Issues.  

"The Personal Budget Project: A Practical Introduction to Financial Literacy" with Guthrie, C. P. & Nicholls, C. M. (2015). Journal of Accounting Education. 33(2) 138-163. "Chief Audit Executives'  Evaluations of Whistle-Blowing Allegations," with J. Rose and C. Strand Norman. Forthcoming. Behavioral Research in Accounting.

* "Baptist Hospital and the State of North Carolina: Muddy Contracts, Alleged Malfeasance and Whistleblowing Aftermath," with Taylor, E. Z. & Guthrie, C. P. (2013). Issues in Accounting Education. 28(3), 705-721.

"Chief Audit Executives' Evaluations of Whistle Blowing Allegations" with Guthrie, C. P., Norman, C. S., & Rose, J. (2012). Behavioral Research in Accounting. 24(2), 87-99.

*"Job Burnout in Public Accounting: Understanding Gender Differences," with Guthrie, C. P & Jones, A. Under first review, Journal of Managerial Issues. 24(4), 390-411.

*"Role Stress and Job Outcomes in Public Accounting: Have the Gender Experiences Converged?" Jones, A., Guthrie, C. P., Iyer, V. (2012). Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research.15, 53-81.

"Evaluating Faculty Publications in Accounting Ph.D. Programs: The Author Affiliation Index as an Alternative," Guthrie, C. P., Everett, J., Vijayakumar J., & Olds P. (2012). Journal of Accounting Education. 30, 290-306.

"Are Anonymous Whistleblowers Taken Seriously?" Internal Auditor, October 2010.

"Sarbanes-Oxley 404 Material Weaknesses and Discretionary Accruals," with R. Epps. 2010 Accounting Forum (34) 67-75. Research funded by 2007 grant from PricewaterhouseCoopers INQuiries Program.

"Role Stress and Job Outcomes in Public Accounting: Have the Gender Experiences Converged? with Jones, A., Guthrie, C. P., Iyer, V. (2012). Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research.15, 53-81.   

Under Review

"Reporting for Pay: How Monetary Incentive Framing Affects Internal Whistleblowing Intent." with Guthrie, C. P. & Taylor, E. Z. (revising for resubmission - Journal of Forensic Accounting).

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (All papers accepted via blind peer review.)

"Pay or Protect? Promoting Internal Whistleblowing" with Guthrie, C. P. & Taylor E. Z. American Accounting Association (AAA) Forensic Accounting Midyear Conference, March 2015, Denver, CO.

"Pay or Protect? Promoting Internal Whistleblowing" with Guthrie, C. P. & Taylor E. Z. AAA Public Interest Midyear Conference, March 2015, Crystal City, VA (presented by co-author).

"The Personal Budget Project: A Practical Introduction to Financial Literacy," with Guthrie, C. P. & C. Nicholls. AAA Annual Meeting, August 2014, Atlanta, GA.

"Maximizing Mentoring in Public Accounting: Gender Differences and Structural Impacts on Job Outcomes," with Guthrie, C. P. & A. Jones. AAA Southeast Regional Meeting, April 2014. St. Petersburg, FL. Best paper award for Gender Issues and Work-Life Balance section.

"The Personal Budget Project: A Practical Introduction to Financial Literacy," with Guthrie, C. P. & C. Nicholls. AAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, April 2014, King of Prussia, PA.

"Maximizing Mentoring Relationships: How Structure Influences Outcomes," with Guthrie, C. P. & A. Jones. Accounting, Behavior and Organizations (ABO) section of the AAA, Mid-Year Research Conference, October 2013, San Diego.

"The New Normal: Enhanced Psychological Well-Being from Public Accounting," with Jones, A. & C. P. Guthrie. ABO section of AAA, Mid-Year Research Conference, October 2013, San Diego (presented by co-author).

"Maximizing Mentoring Relationships: How Structure Influences Outcomes," with Guthrie, C. P. & A. Jones. Mid-Atlantic Region of the AAA, Mid-Year Research Conference, April 2013, Parsippany, NJ.

"The New Normal: Enhanced Psychological Well-Being from Public Accounting," with Jones, A. & C. P. Guthrie. Mid-Atlantic Region of the AAA, Mid-Year Research Conference, April 2013, Parsippany, NJ (presented by co-author).

"A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences in Role Stressors, Burnout and Job Outcomes in Public Accounting Professionals," with Guthrie, C. P & Jones, A. ABO section of AAA, Mid-Year Research Conference, October 2012, Atlanta, GA.

*"Baptist Hospital and the State of North Carolina: Muddy Contracts, Alleged Malfeasance and Whistleblowing  Aftermath," with E. Taylor. Accepted for presentation at 2012 American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

*"Job Burnout in Public Accounting: Understanding Gender Differences," Mid-Atlantic Region of the AAA, Mid Year Research Conference. April 2012. Philadelphia, PA.

*"Job Burnout in Public Accounting: Understanding Gender Differences," October 2011 Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology, October 2011, State College, PA.

*"Healthy Lifestyle, Role Stressors and Job Outcomes in Public Accounting: A Current Study of Gender Differences," August 2011, AAA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

"Chief  Audit Executives' Evaluations of Whistle-Blowing Allegations," ABO section of AAA Mid-Year Research Conference,  October 2010, Denver, CO.

"Evaluating Faculty Publications in Accounting Ph.D. Programs: The Author Affiliation Index as an Alternative Benchmark Measurement of Quality," 2009 AAA Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

"Internal  Control Deficiencies and Discretionary Accruals: Do Material Weaknesses Influence Discretionary  Accruals?" (presented by co-author, R. Epps), 2008 AAA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

"Public Accounting: Why Aren't More Women at the Top?'" Guthrie, C. P., & Jones, A. (2012). A white paper prepared for the Women's Initiatives Executive Committee of the AICPA. September 12, 2012. Summary distributed at the AICPA Women's Global Leadership Summit, October 17 -18, 2012.

"Alternatives to Tax Practice," invited presentation for the Southeast Regional Accounting Show, June 2000, sponsored by the Florida Institute of CPAs, Orlando, FL.

"Crunching  the Retiree Medical Numbers with FASB," with J. Mullan. Invited article for the Illinois CPA Society News Journal. May 1990.

SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS (presenter)

Panel Discussion Concerning Warren Buffet's Annual Letter to Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders, Bucknell University, March 29, 2016.

Focus on Mentoring: Perspectives from Professional Peer-Mentoring, Friday Learning Series sponsored by the Teaching and Learning Center, Bucknell University, March 4, 2016 

Money Savvy Series sponsored by the Bucknell Career Development Center, February 2016 (with S. Mastrolia and C. Nicholls).

Accounting Concepts for Business Planning - presented to students attending the Institute for Leadership in Sustainability, July 6, 2015.

Money Savvy Series sponsored by the Bucknell Career Development Center, February 2015 (with S. Mastrolia and C. Nicholls).

Mentoring - for Women@Bucknell lunch, September 17, 2014.

Money Savvy Series sponsored by the Bucknell Career Development Center, February 2014 (with S. Mastrolia and C. Nicholls).

Simple, Useful Methods for Conducting Direct Assessment, Bucknell Arts & Sciences Faculty Learning Series, November 1, 2013 (panelist).

Love Your Money - Personal Finance Series, sponsored by the Bucknell Career Development Center, February 2013 (with S. Mastrolia and C. Nicholls).

Basics of Personal Finances, presented to senior class members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, February 12, 2013.

Love Your Money - Personal Finance Series, sponsored by the Bucknell Career Development Center, February 2012 (with S. Mastrolia and C. Nicholls).

PROFESSIONAL/HONOR ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Accounting Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants 
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 
  • Institute of Internal Auditors 
  • Beta Gamma Sigma

 

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