Laura K Rickett, Ph.D.
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 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Accounting
 Office: BU 527
 Phone: 216-687-3672
 Fax: 216-687-9212
 Email: L.RICKETT@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 527, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ph.D., Business Administration - Information Systems (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 also teaches Financial and Managerial Accounting, and IT Audit during more than 25 years of teaching in higher education. Dr. Rickett's research interests include Auditing & Regulation, Investor Behavior and Capital Markets, Data Security 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:
CSU Beta Alpha Psi - Professor of the Year (2011 - 2012)
CSU Faculty Merit Recognition Award (2013, 2014, 2017, 2019)
CSU Dean's Summer Research Grant (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
AAUP Research Travel Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
2022 College of Business - Analytics Course Improvement Grant

KSU - Graduate Management Association - Outstanding Faculty of the Year (2004 - 2005, 2005 - 2006, 2006 - 2007)
KSU - College of Business Teaching Award Nominee (2004 - 2005)
KSU - Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Professor of the Year Nominee (2005 - 2006)
KSU - Center for Information Systems - Ph.D. Fellow Award (2008)
KSU - Doctoral Fellowship (2007 - 2008, 2008 - 2009, 2009 - 2010)
 
Research Interests:
Auditing & Regulation
Capital Markets
Big Data
Data Security
AIS Education
 
Teaching Areas:
Accounting Information Systems
Advanced Accounting Information Systems
IT Audit
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
 
Professional Affiliations:
American Accounting Association (AAA)
Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
 
Professional Experience:
Sole Practitioner, CPA
Croskey, Hostetler & Mapes - Senior Accountant
Deloitte (Cleveland) - Senior Auditor
The Toledo Hospital - Analyst Trainee
 
University Service:
Department Service:
Chair, Technology Committee (2022 - present)
Committee Member, Strategy & Mission Committee (2021)
Committee Member, Internal Audit Advisory Board (2018 - present)
Committee Member, Masters of Accountancy Curriculum (2019 - present)
Committee Member, AACSB AoL Committee (2016 - present)
Committee Member, Journal Quality List Committee (2017 - 2019)
Coordinator, AACSB - Standard A5 Assessment (2015 - present)
Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA (August 2017)
Chair, Faculty Search (2016 - 2017), (2018 - 2019)
Committee Member, Faculty Search (2011 - 2012), (2015 - 2016)
Coordinator, Accounting Department Research Colloquium (2012 - 2014)
Course Coordinator, ACT 388/688 (2010 - present)
Member, Junior Accounting Advisory Board (2016 - present)
    
College Service:
College Faculty Secretary (2021 - present)
Committee Member, Faculty Development & Affairs (2020 - present)
Committee Member, College of Business PRC (2017 - 2018, 2019 - 2020)
Committee Member, Faculty Steering (2011 - 2019)
Committee Member, Dean's Business Analytics Task Force (2013 - 2014)
Committee Member, Department of Finance Search (2012)
Committee Member, Department of Finance Search (2013)
Teach Business 101, Introduction to College Life (2013)

University Service:
Faculty Senate (2012 - 2014), (2017 - 2019)
Committee Member, Undergraduate Student Success Committee (2016 - 2020)
Committee Member, Athletics Committee (2016 - 2018)
 
Research Grants:
Dean's Faculty Development Grant (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)