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Susan S. Hamlen

Chair and Associate Professor
Accounting and Law Department


PhD, Purdue University
MS, Purdue University
BS, University of California, Berkeley


Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Certified Financial Manager (CFM)


  • MGA 404 - Advanced Financial Accounting
  • MGA 607 - Advanced Financial Reporting
  • MGA 635 - Global Financial Reporting


Current research interests are in reporting for financial derivatives and international reporting.

Recent Publications

Susan S. Hamlen and James A. Largay III, "Has SFAS 133 Made Derivatives Reporting More Transparent? A Look at the Dow-Jones 30," Journal of Derivatives Accounting Vol. 2, No. 2 (2005).

Susan S. Hamlen and William A. Hamlen, Jr., "The Inconsistency of the Quadratic Mincer Equation:  A Proof," Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol. 2, No. 2, May 2012.

Susan S. Hamlen, Ronald J. Huefner, and James A. Largay III, Advanced Accounting, 2/e, Cambridge Business Publishers, 2013.

Professional Associations

  • American Accounting Association
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Beta Alpha Psi