School of Accountancy

The School of Accountancy supports degree programs with majors in accountancy at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels.


Office: BA 223Q

Mailing Address:
Main Campus PO BOX 873606 Tempe, AZ 85287-3606

Phone: 480-965-3631

Fax: 480-965-8392


Mail Code: 3606

Tait Rudd
Faculty Associate

Mr. Rudd has been teaching accounting and business courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels since 2008.

Maria Rykaczewski
Assistant Professor

Professor Rykaczewski's research is focused on international accounting issues. She examines the effects of regulatory environment and incentives on firms' financial reporting behavior.

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Janet Samuels
Clinical Professor

Dr. Janet Samuels examines the effects of performance measures (e.g. goals or targets) and incentives on effort and performance of individuals as well as how performance measure design influences evaluations.

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Melissa Samuelson
Clinical Associate Professor

Melissa Samuelson’s research focuses on incorporating consideration of culture and personal values in professional decision-making and communication.

David Shields
Clinical Assistant Professor

David Shields has served as a college vice president and as a business school dean, as well as a professor of accounting.

Veena Srinivasan
Principal Lecturer
Dan Swenson
Associate Professor
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Roger White
Associate Professor

Roger White's research interests are centered on fraud, incentives, regulation, and communication in markets.

Stacey Whitecotton
Associate Professor

Professor Stacey Whitecotton teaches managerial accounting and ethics. She is the author of a managerial accounting textbook. Her research examines the role of ethics, incentives and decision aids in accounting.

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Carol Liu
Clinical Associate Professor
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Jordan Lowe

Jordan Lowe joined ASU in 2003 as a professor of accountancy in the W. P. Carey School of Business. His prior appointments include service at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of San Diego, and Virginia Tech.

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Andrew Lukosus
Business Operations Manager, Senior
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Harriet Maccracken
Professor Emeritus
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Alison Mahoney
Academic Financial Specialist
Eldar Maksymov
Associate Professor

Eldar Maksymov is a Deloitte audit alum (last position was Audit Senior III in 2009, Washington, D. C.). He has a PhD in Accounting from Cornell University and has been a faculty member at ASU since 2014.

Michal Matejka
Professor/Harvey and Missy Jabara Family Accounting Professorship

Michal Matejka’s research interests lie in the area of performance target setting and executive compensation, decentralization, and organizational design.

Perseus Munshi
Lecturer Senior

Perseus Munshi is a senior lecturer of accountancy in the W. P. Carey School of Business. He joined the ASU faculty in 2001. He is a past board member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants.