1983 Robert Morris College, BSBA
2002 University of Tampa, MBA
2006 Nova Southeastern University, DBA
Courses TaughtManagerial Accounting
Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
Career SpecialtiesTeresa Pergola graduated summa cum laude from Robert Morris College with a degree in accounting, and is a 2002 MBA graduate of UT. She was CFO of Tampa Bay Steel Corporation; corporate controller for Pierce, Goodwin, Alexander & Linville; and director of financial management at UT.
Professional and Community Activities:
Teresa M. Pergola, DBA, MBA, CMA, is the accounting instructor for managerial accounting, cost accounting, graduate managerial accounting, and corporate governance and ethics. She has just completed her 11th year of teaching, after retiring from a professional career in accounting. Pergola received her MBA at The University of Tampa, and earned her doctorate in accounting at Nova Southeastern University.
Pergola is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Institute of Management Accountants. She became a Certified Management Accountant in 2009. Pergola's research interests are in the fields of corporate governance, earnings quality and ethics. She also conducts and publishes pedagogical research in the managerial accounting and ethics topic areas. Pergola has received an award for scholarship from The Florida Directors' Institute, awards for student involvement from the Student Government and College of Business at The University of Tampa, and two Teaching Excellence awards from the College of Business at The University of Tampa.