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Becky L. Smith, Ph.D.


  • A.S., Philosophy, York College of Pennsylvania, 1977
  • B.S., English, Longwood College (1978)
  • M.S., Business Administration/Accounting, CA State Univ., Fresno (1984)
  • Ph.D., Leadership and Human Behavior, United States Intl University (1994)
  • M.A., Liberal Studies, Loyola College in Maryland (2009)


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Financial Planner


  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Fraud
  • International Accounting
  • International Business
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership

Research Interests

  • Economic Indicators
  • Ethics in Accounting
  • Economic Issues Affecting Developing Nations

Recent Publications

  • "Incorporating the Study of Economic Indicators in the Accounting Curriculum." Smith, B. and Andre, S. Journal of Accounting and Finance. Vol. 11 (4) 2011.

Recent Presentations

  • "Teaching Fraud Prevention and Detection to the Non-Accounting Major." Presented at NABET, Fall 2011 Smith, B., Andre, S., Pennington, A.
  • Enhancing the Undergraduate Accounting Curriculum to Augment Core Competencies." Presented at NABET, Fall 2009 Smith, B., Andre, S.
  • "Blurring the Boundaries of Business Disciplines: How Linking Business Principals Leads to Global Prosperity." Academy of Business Research Fall 2011


  • Accounting Program Coordinator