Dorothy Feldmann

  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Accounting
  • DBA Boston University
  • MSA Northeastern University
  • BA University of Virginia
  • Office: Morison Hall - 282 | 781.891.2782 | Terminated

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting;
Managerial Accounting

Research Interests

Nonprofits
Performance Measurement
Pedagogical

Bio

Teaching interests include financial and managerial accounting. Started at Bentley in 1992 and served as Chair of the Accountancy Department from 2000 to 2005 and as the Associate Dean of Business Programs from 2011 to 2018. Research interests include nonprofits and pedagogy.Worked as an auditor at the Boston office of KPMG before entering academia.

Professional Memberships

  • Teaching and Curriculum Section of AAA Present
  • American Accounting Association 2028 - Present
  • Institute of Management Accountants 2007 - 2012
  • Management Accounting Section of AAA 2010
  • 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. (2013). Going-concern audit opinions for bankrupt companies - Impact of credit rating. Managerial Auditing Journal, (28) 4
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dow, K., Feldmann, D. A. (1994). Educating Future CPAs: A Survey of Accounting Professors. Massachusetts CPA Review, (68) Winter 20-22.
  • Feldmann, D. A., Osterheld, K. K., Schryver, J. (1994). Instructional Materials to Encourage Active Learning and Use of Computer Technology in Introductory Accounting. .
  • Presentations

  • Ramasubranian, H., Gujarathi, M. R., Feldmann, D. A. (2020). “Leveraging Cost Accounting to Manage Earnings: Evidence from Toshiba’s Semiconductor Business” Presented at the American Accounting Association Management Accounting Section Case Conference
  • Feldmann, D. A., Caton, M. (2015). “Rethinking Undergraduate Curriculum-The Future of Undergraduate Education” Presented at the AACSB The Curriculum Conference: Re(Invent+Think+Design) St. Louis, Missouri
  • Feldmann, D. A., Read, W. J. (2010). “Credit Ratings and Going-Concern Modifications for Bankrupt Firms” Presented at the American Accounting Association 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 theAnnual 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 theBritish Accounting Association, Auditing Special Interest Group Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Gujarathi, M. R., Feldmann, D. A. (2005). “Dividend Imputation Systems in Industrialized Countries: An Examination of Relative Tax Burdens” Presented at theNortheast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association Tarrytown, NY
  • Feldmann, D. A., Koulish, R., Osterheld, K. K., Thibodeau, J. C. (2005). “The Role of Community Service in a For-Profit Organization” Presented at theNational Meeting of the American Accounting Association San Francisco, CA
  • Feldmann, D. A., Koulish, R., Osterheld, K. K., Thibodeau, J. C. (2005). “The Role of Community Service in a For-Profit Organization” Presented at theMid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association Philadelphia, PA
  • 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 theAnnual 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 theNational 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 theNational 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 theNortheast Business & Economics Association Annual Conference Newport, RI
  • Feldmann, D. A., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (1997). “The Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance” Presented at theNortheast 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 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 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 theNortheast Business and Economics Association Maine
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Chair for Departmental Assurance of Learning 2019 - Present
  • Committee Member for Accountancy Department MSA Task Force 2012 - 2013
  • Committee Chair for Assurance of Learning 2007 - 2011
  • University Service


  • Volunteer for Academic Integrity 2018 - Present
  • Associate Dean for Graduate Council 2012 - 2018
  • Committee Chair for Graduate Curriculum Committee 2011 - 2018
  • Associate Dean for Academic Standards Committee 2011 - 2016
  • Associate Dean for Curriculum Implementation Committee 2011 - 2016
  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Curriculum Policy Committee 2011 - 2016
  • Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Performance Review Committee 2011 - 2016
  • Associate Dean for Honors Review Task Force 2011 - 2012
  • Committee Chair for Curriculum Policy Committee 2010 - 2011
  • Committee Member for Promotion and Tenure 2008 - 2009
  • Professional Service


  • Editor, Book Series for Advances in Accounting Education 2009 - 2014
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 2010 - 2013