Assistant Professor of Accounting
Tim Williams Junior Faculty Fellow
BA - Luther College, Decorah, IA Majors: Accounting and Computer Science
MBA - St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
PhD - Southern Illinois University, Carbonale, IL Business Administration emphasis in Management Information Systems
Accounting Information Systems
Accounting standards effect on IT operations; Software Development Methodologies; IT use in Nonprofit organizations; Using Data Analytics in the Classroom; Big Data applications
Prior to joining the UNI Faculty, Amy worked at Deere & Company for 19 years in a variety of positions in financial systems. Several years were spent on the SAP implementation team. Many of the experiences from leading and participating on the system development project are used as a foundation in her teaching and in her research.
Amy has recently published in the Journal of Accounting Education and Business Process Management Journal. She has also presented several papers at conferences as well as participated in panel discussions.
Amy and Rex Karsten received the UNIBusiness award for Innovation in Teaching in 2016. This award was for their work on using university survey data for an in-class assignment in the MIS course. Amy was named the Tim Williams Junior Faculty Fellow for 2017-2018.
Amy is a Certified Management Accountant and remains active in the local Institute of Management Accountant chapter.
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