Lois S. Mahoney

OFFICE HOME

 

Accounting and Finance 10441 Overhill Drive

Eastern Michigan University Brighton, Michigan 48114

425 Owen Building 810.229.5229

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

734.487.0157

E-Mail lois.mahoney@emich.edu

 

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Certified Public Accountant (1980)

Certified Management Accountant (1997)

Member: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Institute of Management Accountants

American Accounting Association

 

EDUCATION

 

Doctoral:

Ph.D., University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Major Fields: Information Systems/Managerial

Degree Awarded: December 1997

Dissertation: An Investigation of the Interpretations of Uncertainty Information Display by Decision Makers

 

Masters:

M.B.A., University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Degree Awarded: May 1988

Major Field: Business/Accounting

 

Bachelors:

B.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Degree Awarded: March 1978

Major Field: Accounting

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

 

Grants

2003 College of Business Summer Research Grant

2002 College of Business Summer Research Grant

2001 College of Business Summer Research Grant

2000 College of Business Summer Research Grant

1999 School of Accounting Advisory Board Research Grant

 

 

Awards/Honors

Letter of Commendation from the Journal of Accountancy, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 2004

Best Paper Award, Seventh Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting, AAA Professionalism and Ethics Committee, 2002.

Certificate of Merit Manuscript Award, Strategic Finance Journal, Institute of Management Accountants, 2001.

Cited as one of the top Prolific Authors of the Graduating Ph.D. Class of 1997 in Advances in Accounting.

Letter of Commendation from the Journal of Accountancy, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,2001

 

Publications

Learning and Pedagogical Research

Teaching Accounting Information Systems Using Personal Computer Movies, with Judith Welch. Advances in Accounting Education V4, (2002).

 

Teaching Tools to Deal with the Uncertainty Inherent in Capital Budgeting Models, with Charles Kelliher. Journal of Financial Education (Spring 1999).

 

Assessing Web-Enhanced Courses and Student Learning Outcomes, with Charles Dziuban. The Accounting Educators' Journal , forthcoming.

 

 

Contribution to Practice

Speadsheets with Something Extra, with Judith Welch. (Reprint) CFMA Building Profits (July/August 2004).

 

Collaborate on Spreadsheets, with Paul Goldwater. Journal of Accountancy (January 2004).

 

Make Excel a Little Smarter, with Charles Kelliher. Journal of Accountancy (July 2003).

 

Spreadsheets with Something Extra, with Judith Welch. Journal of Accountancy (February 2003).

 

Vigilant Spreadsheets, with Charles Kelliher. Journal of Accountancy (November 2001).

 

Using Monte Carlo Simulation to Improve Long-Term Investment Decisions, with Charles Kelliher. The Appraisal Journal (January 2000).

 

PC Movies Get Two Thumbs Up for Computer Application Training, with Judith Welch. Strategic Finance (September 2000).

 

How CMAs Use the Internet, with Pamela Roush. Management Accounting (January 1997 Internet/Intranet Supplement).

 

When an Auditor Changes Sides, with Pamela Roush. Management Accounting (September 1994).

 

Discipline-Based Scholarship

Corporate Social Responsibility and Long Term Compensation: Evidence from Canada with Linda Thorne. (October 2004). Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming.

 

A Preliminary Investigation into the Association between Canadian Corporate Social Responsibility and Executive Compensation, with Linda Thorne. Leeds School of Business Series in Business and Society, forthcoming.

 

Corporate Social Performance: Empirical Evidence on Canadian Firms, with Robin Roberts. Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting V9 (2004).

 

Stakeholder Conceptions of the Corporation: Their Meaning and Influence in Accounting

Research, with Robin Roberts. Business Ethics Quarterly V4(9) (2004).

 

An Investigation of the Effects of Decisional Guidance and Cognitive Ability on Decision-Making Involving Uncertainty Data, with Pamela Roush and Dale Bandy. Information and Organization V13 ( 2003).

 

The Affect of Probability Distributions on Decision-Making. Regional Business Review (Spring 1997).

 

Cash Flow Management for Fixed Price Defense Contracts, with Pamela Roush. Journal of Business and Economic Perspective (Fall 1993).

 

 

Working Papers

Institutional Ownership and Corporate Political Activity: Evidence from the Insurance Industry, with Robin Roberts and Donna Bobek. Submitted to Strategic Management.

 

The Effects of Cognitive Style on Decision Makers' Searach Strategies with Charles Kelliher. Revision to Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research.

 

Matching Data in A Spreadsheet with Judith Welch. Revision to Journal of Accountancy.

 

 

Corporate Social and Environmental Performance and Their Relation to Financial Performance and Institutional Ownership: Empirical Evidence on Canadian Firms, with Robin Roberts. Submitted to Accounting Forum.

 

Corporate Political Activities and Corporate Social Responsibility, with Donna Bobek.

 

Corporate Social Responsibility and Canadian Executive Compensation, with Linda Thorne.

 

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

Academic Presentation

 

Corporate Social Responsibility and Canadian Executive Compensation, with Linda Thorne. (August 2005). AAA, Annual Conference, San Fransico, California.

 

A Preliminary Investigation into the Association between Canadian Corporate Social Responsibility and Executive Compensation, with Linda Thorne. (October 2004).Japha Symposium for Business and Professional Ethics, Boulder, Colorado

 

Corporate Social Responsibility and Canadian Executive Compensation, with Linda Thorne. (October 2004). AAA ABO Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Corporate Social Responsibility and Long Term Compensation: Evidence from Canada with Linda Thorne. (August 2004). AAA Ninth symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting, Orlando, Florida.

 

Stakeholder Management, Corporate Political Strategy and Institutional Ownership: Evidence from the Insurance Industry, with Robin Roberts and Donna Bobek. (August 2003). AAA Eighth Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Stakeholder Management, Corporate Political Strategy and Institutional Ownership: Evidence from the Insurance Industry Industry, with Robin Roberts and Donna Bobek. (August 2003). AAA Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Corporate Social and Environmental Performance and Their Relation to Financial Performance and Institutional Ownership: Empirical Evidence on Canadian Firms, with Robin Roberts. (August 2002). AAA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

 

An Investigation of the Effects of Decisional Guidance on Decision-Making Involving Uncertainty Data, with Pamela Roush and Dale Bandy. (August 2002). AAA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Corporate Social and Environmental Performance and Their Relation to Financial Performance and Institutional Ownership: Empirical Evidence on Canadian Firms, with Robin Roberts. (August 2002). AAA Seventh Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Stakeholder Perspectives: Their Meaning, Use and Usefulness in Accounting Research, with Robin Roberts. (July 2002). European Critical Accounting Studies Conference, United Kingdom.

 

Corporate Social Performance: Empirical Evidence on Canadian Firms, with Robin Roberts. (August 2001). AAA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Corporate Social Performance: Empirical Evidence on Canadian Firms, with Robin Roberts. (August 2001). AAA Sixth Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Web-Enhanced Courses and Student Learning Outcomes, with Charles Dziuban. (May 2001). SEAAA Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida.

 

A Critical Analysis of the Stakeholder Concept: Its Meaning, Use, and Usefulness in Accounting Research, with Robin Roberts. (August 2000). AAA Fifth Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Assessing Web-Enhanced Courses and Student Learning Outcomes, with Chuck Dziuban. (August 2000). AAA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

A Critical Analysis of the Stakeholder Concept: Its Meaning, Use, and Usefulness in Accounting Research, with Robin Roberts. (July 2000). Second Globalization Conference, Cambridge, England.

 

A Critical Analysis of the Stakeholder Concept: Its Meaning, Use, and Usefulness in Accounting Research, with Robin Roberts. (April 2000). SEAAA Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia.

 

Cognitive Factors Influencing the Performance of Users of Probabilistic Financial Information, with Charles Kelliher and Dale Bandy. (April 2000). SEAAA Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia.

 

Differential Performance from a Cognitive Fit Perspective, with Pamela Roush and Dale Bandy. (October 1999). ABO Research Conference, San Diego, California.

 

Teaching Accounting Using Personal Computer Movies, with Judith Welch. (April 1999). SEAAA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Analysis of Gender Differential Performance from a Cognitive Fit Perspective, with Pamela Roush and Dale Bandy. (April 1999). SEAAA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Teaching Accounting Using Personal Computer Movies, with Judith Welch, (February 1999). AAA AIS Mid-Year Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

An Investigation of the Effects of Uncertainty Information Display on Decision Making. (April 1995). SEAAA Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

 

Cash Flow Management for Fixed Price Defense Contracts, with Pamela Roush. (April 1993). Mid Atlantic AAA Annual Meeting.

 

Invited Articles

 

AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, editor Robert Kolb. forthcoming.

 

Presentations

Advanced Excel, Institution of Management Accountants CPE Seminar, Orlando, Florida (May 1999, 2000, 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, 2003).

 

New Techniques in Teaching Principles of Accounting, Panel Discussant, Florida Association of Accounting Educators Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida (October 1996).

 

What is Accounting? - What Does an Accountant Do? UCF College Reachout Consortium - Career Exploration Module. Presentation to Orlando-area minority high school students (Summer 1990).

 

Using Crystal Ball in Accounting, Institute of Management Accountants CPE Seminar, Orlando, Florida (May 1998).

 

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

Awards

Teaching Incentive Program Award (2001-2002)

Teaching Incentive Program Award (1996-1997)

Experience

Assistant Profewssor Eastern Michigan University 2004-present

Assistant Professor - University of Central Florida 1997-2004

Assistant Director University of Central Florida 1989-1997

School of Accounting, Orlando, Florida

 

SERVICE ACTIVITIES

 

Honors

Carl H. Galloway Faculty Performance Incentive Award, College of Business Administration, University of Central Florida, 1997.

Excellence in Professional Advising Award, College of Business Administration, University of Central Florida, 1997.

Excellence in Advising Award, College of Business Administration, University of Central Florida, 1993.

 

University:

Member, UCF Foundation Auditor Selection Committee, University of Central Florida, 1996.

Chair, Search Committee for Assistant Controller of UCF Foundation, University of Central Florida, Fall 1995.

Member, UCF Foundation Investment Advisory Selection Committee, University of Central Florida, 1995 to 1997.

Member, UCF Foundation Advisory Committee, University of Central Florida, 1994 to 1996.

Member, UCF Professional Development Leave Committee, Spring 1993.

 

College and Department:

Technology Committee, UCF College of Business Administration, 2001 to 2004

Scholarship Committee, UCF School of Accounting, 2001 to 2004.

Scholarship Committee, UCF College of Business Administration, 1997 to 2004.

Search Committee2, UCF School of Accounting, Various from 1997 to 2004

Honors Committee, UCF College of Business Administration, 1997 to 2004

Instruction and Curriculum Committee, UCF School of Accounting, 1993 to 1996.

 

Professional Organizations:

Assistant Seminar Director, Central Florida Chapter of Institute of Management Accountants, 2000 to 2004.

Seminar Director, Central Florida Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, 1998 to 2000.

Regional Coordinator, Gender Section of the Southeast American Accounting Association, 1996 to 1999.

Moderator:

AAA Annual Meeting, 2001, 2003

Ethics Research Symposium, 2002, 2003

ABO Research Conference, 2000, 2002

SE AAA Annual Meeting 1997 and 2000

Manuscript Reviewer:

Public Interest Section, SEAAA1999 through 2001

Public Interest Section, National AAA 2001, 2003

Ethics Conference, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002

Gender Section, SEAAA 1996, 1997

Gender Section, National AAA, 2002, 2003

Advances in Behavioral Accounting

Public Interest Journal

Issues in Accounting Education

Manuscript Director, Central Florida Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, 1990 to 1998.

Member Education Committee, Central Florida Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1993-95.

 

Community:

Advisor Lake Mary High School BPA Financial Analyst team, 2003.

Edgewater High School Soccer Scholarship Committee, 2002.

Board of Directors, UCF Federal Credit Union, 1997 to 1998.

Treasurer, Winter Springs Fury, 1997 to 2000.

Member, Supervisory Committee, UCF Federal Credit Union, 1996 to 1998.

Board of Directors, Senior Education Association, Inc. 1996 to 2004.

Member, Audit Committee, Lake Mary Elementary PTA, 1995.

Chair of Fund Raising, Lake Mary Elementary PTA, 1993.

Member, Audit Committee, Lake Mary Community Improvement Association, 1990.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1982 to 1989 Martin Marietta Corporation, Investment Planning Manager, Fixed Asset Supervisor, Senior Tax Specialist, Financial Specialist.

1980 to 1982 Lear Siegler, Inc., Corporate Internal Auditor.

1978 to 1980 Touche, Ross and Company, Senior Accountant.