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Esmond-Kiger, Connie

Associate Professor of Accountancy

School of Accountancy
kiger@ohio.edu

Education

PhD, 1995, Indiana University, Accounting.

MBA, 1986, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

BS, 1980, Illinois State University, Accounting.

BS, 1976, University of Illinois, Interior Design.

Research Interests

Corporate financial reporting, accounting education strategies, ethics in reporting, and emotional intelligence.

Professional Experience

Six years public accounting experience, including two years with Price Waterhouse in Chicago.

Two years as Associate Controller at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.

Faculty member, Northern Illinois University; and Weber State University.

Selected Publications

Business Activity Model for Teaching Intermediate Accounting (BAM) published by McGraw-Hill until 2008. Previously co-author with Anthony Catanach and currently sole author. Complete revision in 2014, with continuing updates. Self-published.

Accounting for EI: Does emotional intelligence predict greater intercultural growth? with Nicole Gullekson and Mary Tucker, Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, 2014.

Emotional Intelligence: From the Classroom to the Workplace, with Mary L. Tucker and Christine A. Yost, Management Accounting Quarterly, Winter 2006. 

Making Ethics a Pervasive Component of Accounting Education, Management Accounting Quarterly, Summer 2004.

Bringing the CPA Vision Project to Life in the Classroom with the Business Activity Model (BAM), with E. Ann Gabriel and Peter A. Margaritis, Catalyst, November/December 2003. 

The Controversy Over Stock Options, with Ray G. Stephens, Catalyst, July/August 2003.

Implementing the Business Activity Model (BAM) for Teaching Intermediate Accounting: A Recipe for Success, with David Kirch, Management Accounting Quarterly, Summer 2003.

A Self-Reflective Approach to Teaching Ethics in the Accounting Curriculum, with Doug Stein, Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, 1998.

Different Formats, Same User Needs: A Comparison of the FASB and GASB College and University Financial Reporting Models, with John Engstrom, Accounting Horizons, September 1997.

Awards

Outstanding Ohio Accounting Educator Award 2014.

Best Paper Award, AAA Ohio Regional Meeting, Teaching and Curriculum Section, 2014.

Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award 2013.

Ohio University Outstanding Student Organization Advisor, 2011.

Senior Class Faculty Recognition Award, College of Business, Ohio University, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010.

Society of Alumni and Friends Faculty/Staff Award, 2008.

Presidential Teacher Award, Ohio University, 2007-2010.

Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award, College of Business, Ohio University, 2001 and 2006.

University Professor Award, Ohio University, 2005.

Best Paper Award, AAA Ohio Regional Meeting, Teaching and Curriculum Section, 2005.

Ohio University School of Accountancy Advisory Council Faculty Innovation/Activity Award, 2004.

Excellence in Professional Activity and Service Award, College of Business, Ohio University, 2003.

Best Paper Award, AAA Ohio Regional Meeting, Teaching and Curriculum Section, 2002.

Ohio University College of Business Research Seed Grant, Fall 2001.

Best Practices Award, First Place, Center for Teaching Excellence, Ohio University, 2000.