Elliott Levy

  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Accounting
  • Certified Internal Auditor,
  • Certified Managerial Accountant,
  • Certified Public Accountant,
  • Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning Bentley University
  • MST Bentley University
  • MA University of Florida

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting; Managerial Accounting; Finance

Research Interests

Corporate Governance in Academic Institutions Financial Planning; Academic Dishonesty, Accounting Education

Consulting/Practice Interests

Non-profits

Bio

Teaching interests in accounting and finance. Prior experience with Arthur Andersen & Co. and Coopers & Lybrand. Researched and published on a variety of accounting, education, business, and tax topics.

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of CPAs Present
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2012, Honorable mention for the Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award, 2012., American Accounting Association
  • 2010, Bentley Innovation in Teaching Award, Bentley University
  • 2010, Who's Who in America
  • 2008, Honorable mention for the Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award
  • 2007, Bentley Innovation in Teaching Award
  • 2005, Who's Who Among America's Teachers
  • 2003, American Accounting Association, First Annual Innovation in Auditing and Assurance Education Award.
  • 2003, Bentley College Student Government Association Commendation for Diligence and Guidance Toward the Improvement of Bentley College's Academic Integrity and Honesty
  • 2002, Who's Who Among America's Teachers
  • 2001, Bentley College Award for Innovation in Teaching
  • 1999, American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants, 1999-2000 Research Excellence Award for "Customized Work Arrangements in the Accounting Profession: An Uncertain Future"
  • 1997, Inroads of Central New England, Inc. Educator of the Year Award
  • 1996, Bentley College Student Government Association Faculty Member of the Year Award
  • 1995, American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants, first place award in Gender Paper Competition for "Accounting Labor Markets in Transition: Implications for Education and Human Resources"
  • 1992, Outstanding Accounting Educator Award, Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • 1987, Gregory H. Adamian Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 1983, Advisor of the Year Award
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Marcel, M., Bianco, C. A., Osterheld, K. K., Levy, E. S., Nixon, M. R. (2014). From Silos to Pipelines: Free Flow of Content Via Course Integration. Advances in Accounting education, (15) 167-200.
  • Bianco, C. A., Marcel, M., Levy, E. S., Nixon, M. R., Osterheld, K. K. (2013). The Integration of Accounting and Finance in the Introductory Classroom: Results from Generation Y. Journal of Accounting and Finance, (13) 6 25 pages.
  • Thibodeau, J. C., Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K. (2012). A Supplementary Evening Program For Students In The Introductory Accounting Course. Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, (13) 23-40.
  • Levy, E. S. (2010). When to put a parent in assisted living or a nursing home. Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, (2)
  • Levy, E. S. (2009). Fallout from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act - Are Private Companies and Nonprofits Next?. Research in Business and Economics Journal, (Vol. I) 106-113.
  • Levy, E. S. (2009). Gifting and Medicaid. Journal of Finance and Accountancy, (2)
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Hall, G. J., Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K. (2008). Executives' Views of Factors Affecting Governance Change in a Not-for-Profit Setting. Business and Society Review, (113) 4 (December) 505-532.
  • Rakovski, C., Levy, E. S. (2007). Academic Dishonesty: Perceptions of Business Students. College Student Journal, (41) 2 - June 2007 466-481.
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Levy, E. S. (2007). Apex Productions: An exercise introducing students to uncertainty in decision making. Journal of Financial Education, (33) Spring 63-86.
  • Levy, E. S., Rakovski, C. (2006). Academic Dishonesty: A Zero Tolerance Professor and Student Registration Choices. Research in Higher Education, (47) 6 - September 2006 735-754.
  • Levy, E. S. (2002). Accounting Information For Decision Making: A One-Week, 1.5 Credit Course in Managerial Accounting. Accounting Instructors' Report. Fall, 2002
  • Thibodeau, J. C., Gelinas, U., Levy, E. S. (2001). Effectively Integrating Information Technology Issues into The Auditing Course. The Auditors Report, (25) 1 4-5.
  • Gelinas, U., Levy, E. S., Thibodeau, J. C. (2001). Norwood Office Supplies, Inc.: A Teaching Case to Integrate Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques into the Auditing Course. Issues in Accounting Education, (16) 4 603-636.
  • Levy, E. S., Flynn, P. M., Kellogg, D. M. (1999). Balancing Professional and Personal Lives: The Mantra for the Next Millennium. The CPA Journal, (LXIX) 10 70-73.
  • Flynn, P. M., Leeth, J. D., Levy, E. S. (1997). The Accounting Profession in Transition. CPA Journal, (LXVII) 5 42-45, 56. (Link)
  • Flynn, P. M., Leeth, J. D., Levy, E. S. (1996). The Evolving Gender Mix in Accounting: Implications for the Future of the Profession. Selections. Winter 28-39.
  • Klein, L. A., Levy, E. S. (1993). Massachusetts Practitioners Speak Out on How Future CPAs Should Be Educated. Massachusetts CPA Review. Spring 22-23.
  • Klein, L. A., Levy, E. S. (1993). The Certified Public Accountant of the Future: What is the Role of Higher Education?. Journal of Education for Business. Spring 227-230.

    Books


  • Klein, L. A., Levy, E. S. (1995). Study Guide: Financial Accounting, 4th edition. 281. Mason, Ohio: South-Western

  • Cases


    Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Marcel, M., Osterheld, K. K. (2010). WindsparkBentley University.

    Conference Proceedings


  • Levy, E. S. (2013). Insider Trading – is it Worth the Risk? The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, (The International Academy of Business and Public Administration DisciplinesConference, , October 26, 2013.)
  • Bianco, C. A.Levy, E. S.Marcel, M.Osterheld, K. K.Nixon, M. R. (2011). From Silos to Pipelines: Free Flow of Content via Course Integration American Accounting Association, (American Accounting Association 2011 Annual Meeting)
  • Levy, E. S. (2006). Fallout from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act - Are Private Companies and Nonprofits Next? , (American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference)
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L.Levy, E. S. (2005). Apex Productions: An exercise introducing managerial accounting students to uncertainty in decision making , (American Accounting Association Annual Conference)
  • Hall, G. J.Levy, E. S.Osterheld, K. K.Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2005). The Sarbanes-Oxley Act as a catalyst for governance change at institutions of higher education , (American Accounting Association--Accounting, Behavior & Organziations Research Conference)

  • Presentations

  • Levy, E. S. (2013). “Insider Trading – is it Worth the Risk?” Presented at the The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines The International Academy of Business and Public Administration DisciplinesConference, , October 26, 2013. Las Vegas
  • Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Nixon, M. R., Osterheld, K. K. (2012). “The Integration of Accounting and Finance in the Introductory Classroom:Results From Gen Y” Presented at the FMA Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Conference Atlanta, GA
  • Osterheld, K. K., Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Marcel, M. (2012). “The Perils of Publishers’ PowerPoints or How to Make Visuals that really Work” Presented at the American Accounting Association American Accounting Association 2012 Annual Meeting Washington, DC
  • Osterheld, K. K., Levy, E. S., Bianco, C. A., Marcel, M., Galoozis, E. (2012). “Introducing Freshmen Students in the Accounting/Finance Course to the Library” Presented at the American Accounting Association American Accounting Association 2012 Annual Meeting Washington, DC
  • Osterheld, K. K., Marcel, M., Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S. (2012). “An Integrated Approach to Teaching Introductory Finance and Accounting” Presented at the American Accounting Association Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting Washtington, DC
  • Levy, E. S., Bianco, C. A., Marcel, M., Nixon, M. R., Osterheld, K. K. (2012). “Reinventing the Introductory Accounting Courses” Presented at the Academy of Business Research Academy of Business Research Spring Conference 2012 New Orleans, LA
  • Bianco, C. A., Nixon, M. R., Osterheld, K. K., Marcel, M., Levy, E. S. (2011). “Where Accounting and Finance Meet” Presented at the Financial Education Association Academy of Business Education and the Financial Education Association Orlando, FL
  • Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Marcel, M., Osterheld, K. K., Nixon, M. R. (2011). “From Silos to Pipelines: Free Flow of Content via Course Integration” Presented at the American Accounting Association American Accounting Association 2011 Annual Meeting Denver, CO
  • Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Marcel, M., Osterheld, K. K. (2011). “Accounting for Good Presentations: First Year Introductory Course Sequence” Presented at the American Accounting Association American Accounting Association 2011 Annual Meeting Denver, CO
  • Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Marcel, M., Osterheld, K. K. (2011). “How Well Do Students Retain Course Material? Results From a Diagnostic Quiz.” Presented at the American Accounting Association American Accounting Association 2011 Annual Meeting Denver, CO
  • Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K., Marcel, M. (2010). “Accounting Course and Curricula Innovations at Bentley University” Presented at the AAA American Accounting Association San Francisco, CA
  • Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K. (2010). “Teaching Introductory Finance, Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting to First-Year Students Using a Customized Textbook and a Twenty-Chapter Fictional Narrative of a Company's Evolution ” Presented at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting - American Accounting Association San Francisco
  • Schnader, A. L., Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K., Marcel, M. (2010). “Teaching introductory finance, financial accounting, and managerial accounting to first-year students” Presented at the American Accounting Association Northeast Regional Meeting Burlington, VT
  • Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K., Thibodeau, J. C. (2009). “An Approach to Teach Students about the Conceptual Framework and Careers -a Presentation by Recipients of AICPA Honorable Mention for the Sanders and Chain Awards for Innovation in Teaching”
  • Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K., Thibodeau, J. C. (2008). “An Approach to Teach Introduction to Accounting Students about the Conceptual Framework and Career Opportunities in the Post-Sarbanes Accounting Environment”
  • Levy, E. S. (2006). “Fallout from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act - Are Private Companies and Nonprofits Next?” Presented at theAmerican Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference Las Vegas
  • Schwarzkopf, D. L., Levy, E. S. (2005). “Apex Productions: An exercise introducing managerial accounting students to uncertainty in decision making” Presented at theAmerican Accounting Association Annual Conference San Francisco, CA
  • Hall, G. J., Levy, E. S., Osterheld, K. K., Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2005). “The Sarbanes-Oxley Act as a catalyst for governance change at institutions of higher education” Presented at theAmerican Accounting Association--Accounting, Behavior & Organziations Research Conference Atlanta, GA
  • Gelinas, U., Thibodeau, J. C., Usoff, C. A., Levy, E. S. (2004). “Effectively Integrating Technology in the Audit Course: An Application of the Technology Acceptance Model” Presented at theAmericas Conference on Information Systems New York, New York
  • Levy, E. S. (2003). “Zero Tolerance as an Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Academic Dishonesty in Colleges and Universities” Presented at theAmerican Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Levy, E. S. (2001). “Educating Tomorrow's Accountant” Presented at theInternational Business Education & Technology Conference and the International Applie Cancun, Mexico
  • Flynn, P. M., Levy, E. S., Kellogg, D. M. (2000). “Customized Work Arrangements in the Public Accounting Profession” Presented at theThe Applied Business Research Conference Program Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Flynn, P. M., Levy, E. S., Kellogg, D. M. (1999). “Customized Work Arrangements in the Accounting Profession” Presented at theAmerican Association for Business and Behavioral Science Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

  • 12 Angry Men, (2015).
  • Midsummer Night's Dream, (2015).
  • The Importance of Being Earnest, ().
  • The Mousetrap, ().
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project (APBP) - Present
  • Committee Member for Current Challenges for Accounting & Finance Professionals - Present
  • Advising students regarding education requirements for CPA exam for Advising CPA exam candidates 2014 - Present
  • Professional Service


  • Windspark for Bentley University - 2009