Faculty Profile

Sandria S. Stephenson

Sandria Stephenson

Assistant Professor
Accounting
  • Post Doctorate - University of Florida
  • PhD - University of Georgia
  • MBA - Florida A&M University
  • AA - University of the Virgin Islands
  • BA - University of the Virgin Islands
ssteph37@kennesaw.edu
470-578-2996
Kennesaw Hall 1015

Certifications
  • Graduate Iterdisciplinary Qualitative Research Certificate, The University of Georgia. (May 2008 - Present).
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Georgia State Board of Public Accountancy.
  • Certified Public Account, Georgia Board of Accountancy. (2001 - 2011).
  • Certificate-Teaching Academy for Distance Learning.
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Research Interest
  • Issues in Managerial and Cost Accounting
  • Issues in Strategic Performance Measures
  • Issues in Teaching and Learning in Accounting and Business
Teaching Areas
  • Managerial and Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Accounting Theory
  • International Accounting
  • Governmental Accounting
Publications
  • Stephenson, S. (2016). Reflective Ethical Decision: A Model for Ethics in Accounting Education 2016. Accounting Educators' Journal. 2016 Special Issue on Ethics.
  • Stephenson, S. (2016): Accounting Community of Practice pedagogy: a course management invention for developing personal competencies in accounting education. Accounting Education, DOI: 10.1080/09639284.2016.1247008
  • Stephenson, S. (2014). Continuing Higher Education: Balancing cause and effect as performance measurement. Cost Management/Journal of Cost Management, July/Aug 2014.
  • Stephenson, S. and Rodriguez, N. (2013). Eco-friendly or Eco-frenzy? A cost-benefit analysis of companies’ environmental decisions. Journal of Sustainability and Business 2
  • Stephenson, S. (2011). Discursive “policy logics” of mergers in United States higher education: Strategy or tragedy? Tertiary Education and Management Journal 17(2), June 2011.
Presentations
  • Stephenson, S. (2016). Accounting Community of Practice: A Pedagogical Concept for Developing Personal Competencies in Accounting Education. 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, New York, NY. August 2016.
  • Stephenson, S. (2016). Reflective Ethical Decision: A Model for Ethics in Accounting Education 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, New York, NY. August 2016.
  • Stephenson, S. A Review of the "The Players" and Issues in the For-profit Higher Education Milieu. 2015 Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, Chicago, IL. August 2015.
  • Stephenson, S. Elements of good theory-development: A pedagogical strategy for improving critical, intellectual, and rational skills in graduate education. 2015 Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting-Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, Chicago, IL. August 2015.
  • Stephenson, S. Leveraging cost behavior and analysis to increase the absorptive capacity of engineers in manufacturing firms. 2014 Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, Atlanta, GA. August 2014.
Awards and Honors
  • 2017, Best Paper Award: SEAAA Teaching Learning Conference (TLC) Paper Award 2017.
  • 2016 Winner of the George Krull/Grant Thornton Innovation in Teaching Award.
  • Institute of Management Accountants Recognition of Outstanding Service as an IMA Campus Advocate-Southern Polytechnic State University. (2013)
  • Honorable mention (runner up) 2010 Bea Sanders/AICPA Teaching Innovation Award, Bea Sanders/AICPA. (July 30, 2011).
  • Recognition for Honors Thesis Supervision, TX State University Honors College. (April 26, 2011).