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Dorothy A Feldmann

Associate Professor, Accountancy
Associate Dean of Business Programs
DBA, Boston University, 1992
MSA, Northeastern University, 1985
BA, University of Virginia, 1981
Office: Morison Hall 305B | 781.891._2782 | dfeldmann@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Teaching interests include financial accounting and performance measurement. Recent research has focused on corporate governance, not-for-profits, and pedagogy. Started at Bentley in 1992 and served as Chair of the Accountancy Department from 2000 to 2005. Worked as an auditor at the Boston office of KPMG before entering academia.

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting; Performance Measurement

Research Interests

Corporate Governance; Performance Measurement; Pedagogical

Professional Memberships

American Accounting Association
Management Accounting Section of AAA
Teaching and Curriculum Section of AAA
Institute of Management Accountants

Awards and Honors

2002, Curricular Service-Learning Faculty Award at Bentley College for developing the course "The Role of Community Service in a For-Profit Organization" with Karen Osterheld, Jay Thibodeau, and Rob Khoulish
2001, Innovation in Teaching Award at Bentley College for "The Role of Community Service in a For-Profit Organization" with Karen Osterheld, Jay Thibodeau, and Rob Khoulish.
2001, Joint AICPA/AAA Collaboration Award for developing the course "The Role of Community Service in a For-Profit Organization" with Karen Osterheld, Jay Thibodeau, and Rob Khoulish.
1997, Best Teaching and Curriculum Paper Award at the Western Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association for "Designing and Implementing an AECC Complying Introductory Accounting Course: A Four Year Perspective," with M.J. Abdolmohammadi, C.D. Brown, M.Gujarathi, and M. Haselkorn.
1994, P-W Industries Inc. Award for the Best Curriculum Enhancement Paper at the Northeast Regional Decision Science Institute Conference for "Instructional Materials to Encourage Active Learning and Use of Computer Technology in Introductory Accounting", with John Schryver and Karen Osterheld.
1985, Bronze Medal from the Massachusetts Society of CPAs for outstanding achievement on the CPA Exam.
1985, Elijah Watts Sells Award - a National award in recognition of outstanding achievement on the CPA Exam.
1984, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society - member of the Northeastern University Chapter

Publications

Journal Articles
Feldmann, D. A., Read, W. J. (2010). Auditor Conservatism after Enron. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 29 (1), 267-278.

Feldmann, D. A., Read, W. J., Abdolmohammadi, M. J. (2009). Restatements, Audit Fees and the Moderating Effect of CFO Turnover. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 28 (1), 205-223.

Feldmann, D. A., Koulish, R., Osterheld, K. K., Thibodeau, J. C. (2007). Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility into the Accounting Curriculum. Advances in Accounting Education, 8, 197-219.

Gujarathi, M. R., Feldmann, D. A. (2006). Dividend Imputation Systems in Industrialized Countries: An Examination of Relative Tax Burdens. Advances in International Accounting, 19 (2006), 243-259.

Feldmann, D. A., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2003). The Effect of Institutional Ownership on Board and Audit Committee Composition. Review of Accounting and Finance, 2 (4), 87-109.

Feldmann, D. A., Usoff, C. A. (2001). Improving Accounting Students' Perceptions About the Importance of Writing. The Accounting Educators' Journal, XIII. (link)

Abdolmohammadi, M. J., Brown, C., Feldmann, D. A., Gujarathi, M. R., Haselkorn, M. (1998). Designing and Implementing an AECC Complying Introductory Accounting Course: A Four Year Perspective. Advances in Accounting Education, 1, 147-162.

Usoff, C. A., Feldmann, D. A. (1998). Accounting Students' Perceptions of Important Skills for Career Success. Journal of Education for Business, 73 (4), 215-220.

Dow, K., Feldmann, D. A. (1997). Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching Intermediate Accounting: A Survey. Issues in Accounting Education, 12 (Spring), 61-75.

Feldmann, D. A., Dow, K. J., Raghunandan, K. (1995). Tenure Status and Pedagogical Choices. Journal of Education for Business, 71 (Sept/Oct), 40-43.

Feldmann, D. A., Osterheld, K. K., Schryver, J. (1994). Instructional Materials to Encourage Active Learning and Use of Computer Technology in Introductory Accounting.

Dow, K., Feldmann, D. A. (1994). Educating Future CPAs: A Survey of Accounting Professors. Massachusetts CPA Review, 68 (Winter), 20-22.

Other(s)
Read, W. J, Feldmann, D. A. (2013). Going-Concern Audit Opinions for Bankrupt Companies-Impact of Credit Rating. Managerial Auditing Journal, 28(4), 345-363. (link) Forthcoming

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Feldmann, D. A., Read, W. J. (2010). "Credit Ratings and Going-Concern Modifications for Bankrupt Firms." Presented at the American Accounting Association's Northeast Regional Meeting, Burlington, Vermont.

Feldmann, D. A. (2010).

Feldmann, D. A., Read, W. J., Abdolmohammadi, M. J. (2008). "Financial Restatements, Audit Fees and the Moderating Effect of CFO Turnover." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Anaheim, CA.

Feldmann, D. A., Read, W. J., Abdolmohammadi, M. J. (2008). "Financial Restatements, Audit Fees and the Moderating Effect of CFO Turnover." Presented at the British Accounting Association, Auditing Special Interest Group, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Feldmann, D. A., Koulish, R., Osterheld, K. K., Thibodeau, J. C. (2005). "The Role of Community Service in a For-Profit Organization." Presented at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Feldmann, D. A., Koulish, R., Osterheld, K. K., Thibodeau, J. C. (2005). "The Role of Community Service in a For-Profit Organization." Presented at the National Meeting of the American Accounting Association, San Francisco, CA.

Gujarathi, M. R., Feldmann, D. A. (2005). "Dividend Imputation Systems in Industrialized Countries: An Examination of Relative Tax Burdens." Presented at the Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Tarrytown, NY.

Goldman, M., Kellogg, D. M., Feldmann, D. A., Fletcher Brown, D. (1999). "Technology and the Business Professions: the Implications for Women's Careers." Presented at the Annual Conference, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Goldman, M., Feldmann, D. A., Fletcher Brown, D., Kellogg, D. M. (1999). "Impact of Technology on Women's Careers." Presented at the National Association of University Women, Denver, Colorado.

Goldman, M., Fletcher Brown, D., Kellogg, D. M., Feldmann, D. A. (1999). "Technology and the Business Professions: Implications for Women's Careers." Presented at the National Association of Women in Education, Denver, Colorado.

Feldmann, D. A., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (1998). "The Effect of Institutional Ownership on the Composition of the Board of Directors." Presented at the Northeast Business & Economics Association Annual Conference, Newport, RI.

Feldmann, D. A., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (1997). "The Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance." Presented at the Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Rochester, NY.

Usoff, C. A., Feldmann, D. A. (1996). ""Accounting Students' Perceptions of Important Skills for Career Success." Presented at the American Accounting Association's AAA Northeast Regional Conference, New York, New York.

Usoff, C. A., Feldmann, D. A. (1995). "Accounting Students' Perceptions of Important Skills for Career Success." Presented at the Northeast Business and Economic Association's Northeast Business and Economic Association Annual Conference, Falmouth, MA.

Fletcher Brown, D., Feldmann, D. A. (1994). "Accounting Disclosures of Commercial Banks Under SFAS 105 and 107." Presented at the Northeast Business and Economics Association, Maine.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for Accountancy Department MSA Task Force, 2012 - Present
Committee Chair for Assurance of Learning, 2007 - 2011

University Service
Associate Dean for Graduate Council, 2012 - Present
Associate Dean for Curriculum Implementation Committee, 2011 - Present
Committee Chair for Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2011 - Present
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Curriculum Policy Committee, 2011 - Present
Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Performance Review Committee, 2011 - Present
Committee Chair for Curriculum Policy Committee, 2010 - Present
Associate Dean for Honors Review Task Force, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for Promotion and Tenure, 2008 - 2009

Professional Service
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2010 - Present
Editor, Book Series for Advances in Accounting Education, 2009 - Present