Laura K Rickett, Ph.D.
 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Accounting
 Office: BU 527
 Phone: 216-687-3672
 Fax: 216-687-9212
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 527, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Business Administration - IS (Accounting), Kent State University, 2011
M.B.A., Accounting Concentration, The University of Akron, 1997
B.S., Accounting, Bowling Green State University, 1989
Brief Bio:
Professor Rickett joined the Department of Accounting in August of 2010. She received her Ph.D. in Information Systems (minor in Accounting) from Kent State University.  Professor Rickett primarily teaches Accounting Information Systems but has also taught Financial and Managerial Accounting and MBA Financial and Managerial Accounting in her 21 years of teaching in higher education.  Dr. Rickett's research interests include Investor Behavior and Capital Markets, Auditing, and the Value Relevance of IT. She began her career as a CPA in the Audit department of Deloitte & Touche in downtown Cleveland and has also worked at a local CPA firm as well as managed her own private practice.
Honors and Awards:
Beta-Alpha-Psi - Professor of the Year (2011 - 2012)
Faculty Merit Recognition Award (2013, 2014)
Teaching Areas:
Accounting Information Systems
Advanced Accounting Information Systems
IT Audit
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Professional Affiliations:
American Accounting Association
University Service:
Department Service:
Faculty Search Committee Member (2011 - 2012)
Accounting Department Research Colloquium Coordinator (2013-2014)
Course Coordinator - ACT 388/688 (2010 - 2014)
College Service:
Faculty Steering Committee (2011 - 2014)
Department of Finance Search Committee Member (2012 - 2013)
Dean's Business Analytics Task Force (2013 - 2014)
Business 101 - Introduction to College Life (Fall 2013)

University Service:
Faculty Senate (2012 - 2014)
Research Grants:
Dean's Faculty Development Grant (2014)