Accounting



Strong Backgrounds, Proven Scholarship Are Hallmarks of School’s New Faculty Members

New faculty members include (left to right): Rachel Chambers, Xiang Zheng, Sami Ghaddar, Mary Vernon, and James Warren (Contributed photos)

The incoming cohort of new business faculty includes a consultant on human rights for the United Nations, an award-winning researcher focused on fintech, two enthusiastic accounting experts, and a management professor who researches corporate governance, innovation and performance.Continue Reading


Prestigious AACSB International Re-Accredits School of Business, Accounting Program

(Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), considered by many to be the ‘gold standard’ of accrediting organizations, has re-accredited the School of Business and, separately, its Accounting program.Continue Reading


Deloitte Foundation Funding Helps UConn Attract, Retain High-Performing Accounting Educators

Back view of college students raising their arms on a class at lecture hall.
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The Deloitte Foundation, together with a team of passionate Deloitte alumni, has donated $1 million to help attract and retain high-performing educators within UConn’s prestigious accounting program.Continue Reading




Six Faculty Earn Promotions: ‘I Was Fortunate to Find Amazing Colleagues and Scholars at UConn’

(Peter Morenus / UConn)
(Peter Morenus / UConn)

Six faculty members at the School of Business have earned promotions, with several citing their colleagues as being instrumental in their success.
“We have a truly outstanding group of faculty promoted to the rank of associate and full professor,” said Lucy Gilson, Associate Dean of Faculty and Outreach. “Every one of these newly promoted faculty excels in the classroom and is committed to their students. They have all made valuable research contributions and been willing to share their business expertise both inside and outside of the classroom.” Continue Reading


Innovative Teaching Award Given to ‘Curious, Fearless and Genuinely Caring’ Professor Leanne Adams

Leanne Adams posing with members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) in 2019. (Contributed Photo)
Leanne Adams posing with members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) in 2019. (Contributed Photo)

Professor Leanne Adams knew that her young accounting students were going to be facing more than just homework challenges during the pandemic.Continue Reading



Accounting Professor Mo Hussein Recognized for Excellence by UConn Provost

Professor Mohammed "Mo" Hussein (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Professor Mohammed “Mo” Hussein (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Accounting professor Mohamed “Mo” Hussein has received the Provost’s Outstanding Service Award

for his contributions to the university.

The award honors faculty whose contribution exceeds expectations and whose work is exemplary in enhancing UConn’s teaching, research service or engagement.Continue Reading