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Susan Convery

Fixed-Term Faculty
Department: Accounting and Information Systems
Office:
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N235
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-2909
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Susan Convery has been a Professor of Practice at MSU since 2008 where she teaches intermediate financial accounting and government and not-for-profit accounting for accounting majors.  She also taught principles of management accounting from 2008-2018. She is an Emeritus Professor from Eastern Michigan University where she was department head for six years. Professor Convery earned her PhD (1990) and BA (1973) from Michigan State University and her MS in Accounting (1979) from EMU. She is a CPA (Michigan, 1981, registered) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA, 2009). She has served as the American Accounting Association (AAA) representative to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council, President of the AAA's Government and Nonprofit Section, Chair of the Nonprofit Committee and Board member of the Michigan Association of CPAs. She is the author of Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing: An Active-Learning Workbook 2nd. edition by Cambridge Business Publishers and Gatsby Manufacturing, Inc,: A Managerial Accounting Project by Armond Dalton Publishers. Dr. Convery is a frequent presenter at professional accounting conferences and has published on the topics of government and not-for-profit accounting under her former name Kattelus.
  • Publications
    Article
    K. Kopka, L. Mahoney, S. Convery, W. LaGore. (2014) An Examination of Strategic Alliances and Corporate Social Responsibility. 2014. Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, Vol. 18:109-130..
    Article
    Convery, S., A. Farrell, S. Krische, and K. Sedatole. (2013). How to Help Employees Better Value Stock Options as Compensation. Journal of Financial Planning, Vol. 26, No. 1 (January): 34-41.
    Article
    Convery, S. and E. Outslay. (2012). Assessing Professional Ethics in Tax: A Case on Uncertain Tax Positions. Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 30, No. 1 (March):80-89.
    Article
    Convery, S. and A. Swaney. (2012). Analyzing Business Issues-With Excel: The Case of Superior Log Cabins, Inc. Issues in Accounting Education. Vol. 27 No. 1 (February):141-156.
    Article
    Kattelus, S., R. Cheng, J. Engstrom. (2005). The Challenges of Cross-Disciplinary Work: Accounting and Financial Reporting for Governments and Nonprofits. Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management. 17: Summer.
    Article
    Ward, D. R. Elder, S. Kattelus. (1994). Further Evidence on the Determinants of Municipal Audit Fees. The Accounting Review. 69 (April). 399-411.
    Book
    Wilson, E., J. Reck, S. Kattelus. (2010). Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities, 15th ed. McGraw-Hill/Irwin and 14th ed. (2007), 13th ed. (2004), 12th ed. (2001), 11th ed. (1999).
    Article
    Gregory, K., L. Mahoney, L. Thorne, and S. Convery. (2015) A Comparison of Canadian and U.S. CSR Strategic Alliances, CSR Reporting, and SCR Performance: Insights into Implicit-Explicit CSR. Journal of Business Ethics, DOI 10.1007/s10551-015-2799-6 (ISSN 0167-4544.
    Book
    A. Guess and S. Convery. (2017). Gatsby Manufacturing Inc.: A Managerial Accounting Project.  Armond Dalton Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-0-912503-64-6.
    Article
    Convery, S. Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing:  An Active-Learning Workbook 2nd. ed. 2019, Cambridge Business Publishers, (as well as 2017-2018 and 2016-2017 editions). 
    Article
    Convery, S. and A. Imdieke. (2015) The Effectiveness of Governmental Accounting Standards-Setting:  The Case of Michigan Governments in Fiscal Distress. Mercatus Center, working paper published online at www.mercatus.org on November 5, 2015
  • Courses
    • ACC 202: Principles of Management Accounting
    • ACC 308: Government and Nonprofit Accounting
    • MUS 496: Your Music Business
    • ACC 300: Intermediate Financial Accounting I
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