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About Marsha B. Keune

Marsha Keune earned her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her M.S. in Accounting from the University of Central Florida, and her B.S. in Accounting from Butler University. Her research primarily examines how the interactions of auditors, managers, governance, and regulators impact the decisions of auditors and managers. Her work has been accepted by The Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Accounting Horizons, and Journal of Accounting Literature; she also has had research sponsorship from the International Federation of Accountants.

Dr. Keune serves on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Accounting Horizons. She also has served the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association in several ways including as chair of the Research Committee, the Annual Meeting Planning Committee, and the Education Committee.

She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in auditing and financial accounting and has received teaching awards at three universities. Prior to entering academia, she was an assurance manager at PwC. She is a CPA in Illinois.  


2014 - Present Assistant Professor, University of Dayton Department of Accounting

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Dixon Hughes Goodman Auditing Professor Award, 2013-2014
  • Best Ph.D. Student Paper Submitted to the 2010 American Accounting Association Auditing Midyear Conference Award
  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting, $25,000 Award, 2008-2010
  • AAA J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium, Lake Tahoe, CA, 2007
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, PricewaterhouseCoopers xFac Representative, 2006, 2008
  • University of South Carolina, Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Undergraduate Professor, selected by students, Fall 2012
  • University of South Carolina, MACC Outstanding Audit Track Professor, selected by graduating students, Spring 2012
  • University of South Carolina, Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Graduate Professor, selected by students, Spring 2012
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Douglas Clarke Memorial Teaching Award for 2005-2006 (Departmental Award to one Ph.D. Student), selected by faculty based on teaching evaluations


  • ACC 305 – Intermediate I – 2 Sections in Fall 2014


2010 PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison ‐ Business, Accounting
2005 MS, University of Central Florida ‐ Accounting
1996 BS, Butler University ‐ Department of Accounting, MIS, Operations Management, Statistics

Contact Information

Location: Miriam Hall 405
Phone: 937-229-4639


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