Susan Kattelus





ACC 246 – Accounting for Public Administrators

ACC 546 - Public and Nonprofit Sector Accounting

ACC 646 - Financial Management of Nonprofit Organizations

Links to: Other Government and Nonprofit Resources

FAQ - Frequently Asked Nonprofit Accounting Questions


Professor of Accounting and Department Head
Ph. D. Michigan State University (1990)
MSA Eastern Michigan University (1979)
BBA Michigan State University (1973)

406 Gary M. Owen Building
Telephone: 734.487.3320

Professional Certifications
Certified Public Accountant (1981)
Certified Government Financial Manager (1995)

Area of Expertise
Dr. Kattelus teaches undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in the areas of government and nonprofit accounting. She has also taught extensively in the financial accounting and taxation areas.

Dr. Susan Kattelus

Short Biography
Dr. Kattelus’ research is primarily in the areas of governmental and nonprofit accounting and has been published in The Accounting Review, Issues in Accounting Education, Research in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, and others. Professor Kattelus has been President of the Government and Nonprofit Section of the American Accounting Association, AAA representative to the Government Accounting Standards Board Advisory Committee (GASAC), and chair of the Michigan Association of CPA’s Nonprofit Committee. She frequently presents at professional conferences. Dr. Kattelus has been an active member of the University’s Charter School Committee from its inception in 1996 and head of the Department of Accounting and Finance from 2002 to 2008.