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Ms. Laura R. Barthel

Ms. Laura R. Barthel
  • Lecturer
  • Department: Accounting/Finance/Information Sys
  • Office: BTC 074
  • Mailing Address: BTC 108
  • Email: laura.barthel@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-7892
  • Office Hours: M W 9:30-3:30
  • EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
    BBA - Eastern Kentucky University
    Masters of Accounting - University of Kentucky
    DBA - Kennesaw State University (Expected Graduation, 2018)
    Accounting Certificate - Eastern Kentucky University
    CPA - Certified Public Accountant TEACHING INTERESTS:
    Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Individual Taxation RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    Behavioral Tax, Entrepreneurial Accounting, Accounting Education

Dr. Joshua Bush

Mr. Joshua L Bush
  • Visiting Instructor
  • Office: BTC 233
  • Mailing Address: BTC 108
  • Email: joshua.bush@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-8478
  • EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
    PhD - University of Kentucky (Public Policy & Administration)
    MSA - University of Kentucky (Accounting)
    BA - Mt. Vernon Nazarene University (Accounting)
    CPA - Certified Public Accountant TEACHING INTERESTS:
    Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC 201), Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACC 202), Survey of Accounting (ACC 200), Non-Profit and Governmental Accounting RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    State allocation of resources, Cost evaluation of programs, Cost effectiveness, Tax expenditures

Mr. Robert Gordon Crowley

Mr. Robert Gordon Crowley
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Department: Accounting/Finance/Information Sys
  • Office: BTC 119
  • Mailing Address: BTC 108
  • Email: gordon.crowley@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-1093
  • Office Hours: MW 10:25 to 11:05 and 02:40 to 04:30; TR 09:30 to 11:00
  • EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
    BBA - Eastern Kentucky University
    MBA - Eastern Kentucky University
    CPA - Licensed in Kentucky TEACHING INTERESTS:
    Computerized Accounting

Dr. Oliver L. Feltus

Dr. Oliver L. Feltus
  • Chair, Associate Professor
  • Department: Accounting/Finance/Information Sys
  • Office: BTC 123
  • Mailing Address: BTC 108
  • Email: oliver.feltus@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-8886
  • EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
    PhD
    - University of Alabama, Accounting (1985)
    MS - Memphis State University, Accounting (1973)
    BBA - Memphis State University, Accounting (1971)
    CPA - Certified Public Accountant (Tennessee) TEACHING INTERESTS:
    Managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Accounting Information Systems RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    Student Professional Development, Accounting Analytics, Future Directions for Accounting

Ms. Sarah A Feltus

Ms. Sarah A Feltus
  • Lecturer
  • Department: Accounting/Finance/Information Sys
  • Office: BTC 266
  • Mailing Address: BTC 108
  • Email: sarah.feltus@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-3174
  • EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
    BA -
    UK (Anthropology)
    Certificate in Accounting - EKU
    MBA - EKU
    DBA Candidate - Kennesaw State University
    CPA - Certified Public Accountant TEACHING INTERESTS:
    Auditing, Accounting Information Systems, Introduction to Financial Accounting RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    Auditing, Activist Shareholders, Government and Not for Profit

Dr. Mary Beth Healy

Dr. Mary Beth Healy
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: Accounting/Finance/Information Sys
  • Office: BTC 023
  • Mailing Address: BTC 108
  • Email: marybeth.healy@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-1092
  • EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
    PhD - University of Kentucky (2011, Business Administration, Emphasis in Accounting; Dissertation Title: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: AN EXAMINATION OF ECONOMIC BENEFITS AND COSTS AS MANIFESTED IN ACCOUNTING EARNINGS)
    MS - University of Kentucky (1996, Accountancy)
    BA - Alice Lloyd College (1995, Accounting)
    BA - Harvard University (1987, Psychology)
    CPA - Certified Public Accountant (Kentucky, 2001, currently inactive) TEACHING INTERESTS:
    Financial Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Accounting Theory RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    Accounting Education, Financial Reporting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Mergers and Acquisitions

Dr. Trish Isaacs

Dr. Trish Isaacs
  • Associate Dean School of Business, MBA Director, Professor
  • Department: Accounting/Finance/Information Sys
  • Office: BTC 116
  • Mailing Address: BTC 108
  • Email: trish.isaacs@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-1590
  • EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
    BBA
    Accounting - EKU
    MBA Accounting - EKU
    PhD Accounting - UK (Major: Accounting, Minor: Taxation)
    CPA - Certified Public Accountant (Kentucky)
    CGMA - Chartered Global Management Accountant TEACHING INTERESTS:
    Income Tax, Management Accounting, Accounting Principles RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    Tax Issues, Accounting Education, Service Learning, Ethics

Dr. J. P. Stearns

Justin Stearns
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department: Accounting/Finance/Information Sys
  • Office: BTC 138
  • Mailing Address: BTC 108
  • Email: justin.stearns@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-1592
  • EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
    PhD
    – Southern Illinois University–Carbondale (Accounting)
    MS - Illinois State University (Accounting)
    MS - Webster University (Finance)
    MBA - Webster University
    BS - Illinois State University (Finance)
    Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
    Certified Public Accountant (CPA) TEACHING INTERESTS:
    Management Accounting, Cost Accounting, Management Control Systems, Data Analytics, Accounting Ethics RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    Judgment and decision making in relation to management control systems particularly as relates to budgeting and planning
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