Ruth McEwen

Director, School of Accounting
Florida International University

Dr. McEwen serves as Director, School of Accounting at Florida International University. She has taught Financial Accounting at the Intermediate and Doctoral levels for more than 25 years. She is the author and co-author of numerous articles dealing with ethics and the usefulness of accounting information to the investment community, Dr. McEwen has published in premier journals including The Accounting Review, Decision Sciences, Accounting Horizons, The CPA Journal, The International Journal of Accounting, and the Journal of Business Ethics. Dr. McEwen has presented practical applications of her research to numerous academic and practitioner groups. She also has presented to the FASB and the GASB a series of papers focusing on financial reporting and the usefulness of GAAP accounting information. Dr. McEwen also composed and assessed questions for the Uniform CPA Examination.

Serving as a consultant to the FASB, Dr. McEwen was deeply involved with its project to codify Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. A member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi, she has received such honors as the 2001 Dean's Recognition Award for Research and the 2002 Graduate Student Association's Professor of the Year. She is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia.

Ph.D., Industrial Management, Accounting Concentration, Georgia Institute of Technology
Masters, Industrial Management, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S., Alabama A&M University

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