Susan C. Galbreath

Associate Provost
Professor of Accounting

615-966-5952p
susan.galbreath@lipscomb.edu
Office: Swang 228
 
Education:                               
 - 1993 The University of  Tennessee  PhD                                                
 - 1987 The University of Tennessee  MAcc
 - 1986 Tennessee Tech University  BS
 
Certifications:
 - Certified Public Accountant - CPA
 
Teaching & Research Interests:
 - Financial Accounting
 - Auditing
 - Accounting Information Systems
 - Education issues
 - Technology issues
 - Behavioral applications
 - Auditor decision-making
 
Courses Taught:
 - Intermediate Accounting
 - Managerial Accounting
 - Principles of Accounting
 - Accounting for Executives (MBA)
 - Foundations of Financial Accounting (MBA)
 - Foundations of Managerial Accounting
 

Publications:

  • "Accounting Academy :  From High School to the Corner OfficeHey Dude! We’re Not in College Anymore with Charla Long accepted for future publication in New Accountant
  • Attracting the Best and the Brightest with Charles Frasier and Perry Moore, The Journal of Accountancy, May 2006
  • Remember Your Manners when Using Technology with Charla Long, The CPA Journal, November 2004
  • Online Education: How Do Online College Courses Compare with On-campus Courses? With Dan Fesler, Tennessee CPA, October 2001 
  • Responsibility for Tax Return Outcomes: An Attribution Theory Approach with DanL. Schisler, Advances in Taxation, Volume 12, 2000
  • Making Multimedia Presentations Easy with Jon A. Booker, Public Management, May 2000,Volume 82, Number 5 
  • Make Your E-mail Powerful with Jon A. Booker, The CPA Journal, December 1999
  • Sharpen Spreadsheet Skills with Jon A. Booker and Bradley C. Adams, The Journal of Accountancy, October 1998 (received letter of commendation from the Board of Editorial Advisors)
  • Multimedia: How to Make Your Point with Jon A. Booker, The Journal of Accountancy, February 1998
  • Killer Multimedia Presentations Made Easy with Jon A. Booker, New Accountant, November1997
  • Financial Reporting and the World Wide Web: Current State of Reporting Practices with Jon A. Booker and Richard S. Rand, National Public Accountant, October 1997
  • It’s a Fraud: Explanation of SAS No. 82with Jon A. Booker, Tennessee CPA, April 1997
     
Presentations:
  • Using WebCT to Facilitate Faculty-Student Communication in On-Campus Courses
  • 2003 Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • Participant Feedback for Online Courses with Julia Aucoin and R. J. Clougherty, 2001Assessment Institute
  • Online Education: Growth, Perceptions, and An Accounting Course Comparison with Dan Fesler, 2001Tennessee Society of Accounting Educators 
  • E-Commerce: Changing the Scope of Audit Education 1999 Western Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association (This paper submission initiated a desire on the part of the meeting organizers to have a 1 and ½ hour panel discussion rather than just a 30-minute presentation. I organized the panel participants for the discussion.
    Online Education: A Study of Student Perceptions with Dan Fesler. 1999 Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • A Capstone Accounting Experience: Accounting Change that Works with Jon A. Booker. 1999Annual Midyear Meeting of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association.
  • Using Technology in the Accounting Classroom 1997 Tennessee Society of Accounting Educators
  • Responsibility for Tax Return Outcomes: An Attribution Theory Approach with Dan L. Schisler. 1997Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association and 1996 Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • Marriage or Divorce: Can Multimedia and Accounting Successfully Unite to Enhance Student Performance? with Richard S. Rand and Pam Snodgrass. 1997Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association and 1997 Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • The Introductory Audit Course: Results of a Survey with Cindy Rooney. 1995Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association and 1995Ohio Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • Making a Case for Using Multimedia in the Accounting Classroom with Jon A. Booker, Charles W. Caldwell and Richard S.R. 1995Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • The Effect of Prior Year's Errors and Irregularities and Management's Characteristics on Auditors' Inherent Risk Assessments. 1994 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • Factors Impacting Inherent Risk Assessments. 1994 Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association
  • Accounting Information Systems: Essential Concepts and Applications(Third Edition) (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997, pp.vii, 984) by Joseph W. Wilkinson and Michael J. Cerullo, Issues in Accounting Education,Vol.13, No. 3, August 1998

Honors and Awards:

  • Woman of Influence (2008) presented by the Nashville Business Journal
  • Outstanding Accounting Educator Award (2005) presented by the Tennessee Society of CPAs
  • Curtis Kinslow Award for Excellence in Teaching (2000-2001) presented by the College of Business Administration Foundation at Tennessee Technological University
  • Tennessee Board of Regents' Distance Education Committee Innovation Award (2001) in recognition of design and implementation of WebCT courses.
  • Kappa Delta Sorority's Faculty Appreciation Day (1998-1999)
  • Excellence in Overall Performance Award (1997-1998) presented by the College of Business Administration Foundation at Tennessee Technological University
  • Curtis Kinslow Award for Excellence in Teaching (1996-1997) presented by the College of Business Administration Foundation at Technological University
  • $1600 University Research Grant (1996-1997) presented by TTU for research project related to Marriage or Divorce: Can Multimedia and Accounting Successfully Unite to Enhance Student Performance? 
 
Spiritual & Community Activities:
 -  CEO Academy (a summer program for minority students) 
 - Morning Star Sanctuary Active Supporter
 - Golf Tournament Volunteer
 - Tennessee Environmental Council
 - Tennessee Conservation Voters
 - Tennessee Wildlife Federation

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
Inspirational Thought:               
"…Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endure forever." -  Psalms 106:1
 
"…whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things." - Philippians 4:8
 
 
Family:                                   
 I am married to Dodd Galbreath and have a son, Braden and a daughter Ailey.