1986 Syracuse University, B.S.
2006 University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtCost Accounting
Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting
Managing for Performance and Control (Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Innovation)
Managerial Uses of Accounting Information
Data Analysis and Interpretation
Career SpecialtiesMaureen Butler’s focus is on management accounting and nonprofit accounting. Her research interests are in the areas of the nonprofit sector, management accounting, government contracting and outsourcing. Her research has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, the Journal of Business Research, and other academic and practitioner journals. Prior to entering academia, Butler served in the U.S. Army Finance Corps. She is a CPA, licensed in Virginia and Florida, and has worked as an accountant with a property management company and a small CPA firm. Butler also has experience consulting small businesses, nonprofit organizations and government contractors.
Professional and Community Activities:Butler is a member of the American Accounting Associate and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She serves on the board of the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay and volunteers with other local nonprofit organizations and with her church.
Honors and AwardsAAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Student Consortium, The Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, AICPA Minority Doctoral Fellowship, KPMG Foundation Doctoral Scholarship, University of Arkansas Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Benjamin Franklin Lever Tuition Fellowship, Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, CPAs Faculty Member