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Stevens, Jennifer

Assistant Professor; Director, MSAC

School of Accountancy
Copeland 526


Ph.D. Accounting & MIS, Ohio State, 2012

Macc. Accountancy, Miami University, 2002

B.S. Bachelor of Accounting, Miami University, 2001


Jennifer Sustersic Stevens, PhD, CPA, is an Assistant Professor of Accountancy in the Ohio University School of Accountancy. Jennifer's primary research interests surround financial reporting, auditing and the capital markets. Jennifer joined Ohio University after spending four years on the faculty at the University of Notre Dame, where she won the James R. Dincolo Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award. She holds a Ph.D. in Accounting & MIS from The Ohio State University, as well as an undergraduate and master’s degree in Accountancy from Miami University (OH). Prior to entering the Ph.D. program, Jennifer worked in fraud and forensic accounting for Ernst & Young in Chicago, followed by a boutique consulting firm. She also briefly worked for a company providing research services to investment managers, hedge funds and private equity firms. Jennifer is a CPA licensed in Illinois and a member of the American Accounting Association and the Ohio Society of CPAs.

Research Interests    

Jennifer's research intersects financial accounting and auditing, and she strives to produce industry-relevant research. She is interested in complexities within the implementation of financial accounting, as well as audit issues surrounding regulation and competition. As she develops new course content, she also studies teaching and learning topics.


Schaefer, T.F. and Stevens, J.S., 2015. Using rubrics to assess accounting learning goal achievement. Issues in Accounting Education, 31(1), pp.17-28.

Presentations & Awards    

James Dincolo Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award (University of Notre Dame 2015)