Southeast Missouri State University

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Roberta  Humphrey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Office: Dempster Hall  210


  • Ph.D. Accounting, University of Mississippi, 2008
  • Master of Professional Accounting, Mississippi State University, 1984
  • Bachelor of Professional Accounting, Mississippi State University, 1983

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Southeast Missouri State University, 2014 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Southeast Missouri State University, 2008 – 2014
  • Instructor, Southeast Missouri State University, 2006 – 2008
  • Graduate Assistant Instructor, University of Mississippi, 2002-2006
  • Instructor, University of Mississippi, 1999-2000 & 2001-2002
  • Radio Station Owner, WCMR 94.5FM, 1994-2006
  • Accountant, University of Mississippi, 1996-1999
  • Various Accounting/Management positions, Neutrogena Corporation, 1986-1994
  • Accountant, Shell Offshore Inc. (subsidiary of Shell Oil Company), 1984-1996

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • 2013-2014 Harrison College of Business Students' Choice Awards for Excellence in Teaching
  • IMA Certificate of Appreciation for 2013 Strategic Finance publication
  • 2012-2013 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Fellowship, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Outstanding Accounting Graduate Instructor 2006
  • Graduate Achievement Award 2005
  • Fellow at AAA Doctoral Consortium 2004
  • Beta Gamma Sigma 2009-present
  • Phi Kappa Phi 2003-present
  • Beta Alpha Psi 1982-present
  • Certified Public Accountant 1986-present

Professional Interests

Financial Accounting and Reporting, Student Learning

Selected Publications

  • Humphrey, R.L., and Beard, D.F. (Forthcoming Fall 2014). "Faculty perceptions of online homework software in accounting education", Journal of Accounting Education.
  • Beard, D.F. and Humphrey, R.L. (Forthcoming Fall 2014). "Alignment of the University Information Technology Resource with the Malcolm Baldrige Results Criteria for Performance in Education: A Balanced Scorecard Approach", Journal of Education for Business.
  • Beard, D.F. and Humphrey, R.L. (2014). "Chapter 25 - Internships and accounting education", In R.M.S. Wilson (Ed.) The Routledge Companion to Accounting Education, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 558-583.
  • Humphrey, R.L., LeGrand, C.S., and Beard, D.F. (2013). "How to Host a Successful Webinar", Strategic Finance, 98(7): 31-37.
  • Humphrey, R.L., Moore-Johnson, M.V., and Pullum, B. (2013). "An Investigation of Wages as Gender Shifts in the Accounting Profession", International Journal of Business, Accounting & Finance, 7(1): 9-20.