Susan Crosson

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  • Senior Lecturer in Accounting
  • Phone: 404-727-5178

Mailing Address:

Goizueta Business School
1300 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322

Biography

Susan Crosson joined Goizueta School of Business in 2012 and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Accounting. Prior to coming to Emory, Susan served on the faculties of Santa Fe College, University of Florida, Washington University in Saint Louis, and the University of Oklahoma and worked in public accounting, banking, and higher education administration. Susan likes to speak and write on the effective use of technology throughout the accounting curriculum. In addition to her over 300 YouTube videos, she has co-authored several accounting textbooks. Susan is active in several accounting organizations. Susan earned her Master of Science in Accounting from Texas Tech University and her undergraduate degree in accounting and economics from Southern Methodist University. She is a CPA.

Susan is guided by her mission to create a learning process as individual as each student requires to master the course content and actively apply with confidence what's learned. She specializes in the effective use of technology and pedagogy in managerial, financial, and tax accounting courses.

Publications

  • Susan Crosson (2013 in press).  “Why Accounting?  Questions and the evolution of accounting concepts,” The Accounting Instructor Report.

  • Kate Mooney, Susan Crosson, and Steven Mooney (2012). “The Changing Accounting Curriculum at the Secondary and Postsecondary Levels,” National Business Education Association 2012 Yearbook, Chapter 4.

  • Carol Yacht, Rachel Siegel, Susan Crosson, and Barbara Renner (2011). “Best Practices for Online Learning and Teaching in Accounting and Finance Courses,” National Business Education Association 2011 Yearbook, Chapter12.

  • Brenda Hubbard and Susan Crosson (2005). “Pass It On: Using an Alternate Brainstorming Technique,” The 2005 Pfeiffer Annual-Consulting, pages 59-62.
  • Susan Crosson and Bel Needles, "Managerial Accounting," Cengage Learning, Mason, OH, 10th Edition, 2014; 9th Edition, 2011; 8th Edition, 2008; 7th Edition, 2005; 6th Edition, 2002; 5th Edition, 1999

  • Bel Needles, Marian Powers, and Susan Crosson, "Financial and Managerial Accounting," Cengage Learning, Mason, OH, 10th Edition, 2014; 9th Edition, 2011; 8th Edition, 2008; 7th Edition, 2005; 6th Edition, 2002; 5th Edition, 1999

  • Bel Needles, Marian Powers, and Susan Crosson, "Principles of Accounting," Cengage Learning, Mason, OH, 12th Edition, 2014; 11th  Edition, 2011; 10th  Edition, 2008; 9th  Edition, 2005; 8th  Edition, 2002; 7th  Edition, 1999

  • Carol Yacht and Susan Crosson, "Computer Accounting Essentials with QuickBooks Pro," McGraw Hill, Burr Ridge, IL, 6th  Edition, 2012; 5th  Edition, 2010; 4th Edition, 2008

  • Carol Yacht and Susan Crosson, "Computer Accounting Essentials with QuickBooks Online Edition," McGraw Hill, Burr Ridge, IL

    • 4th  Edition, 2009
    • 3rd  Edition, 2007
    • 2nd  Edition, 2005
    • 1st  Edition, 2002
  • Carol Yacht and Susan Crosson,"Computer Accounting Essentials using Microsoft Dynamics-GP," McGraw Hill, Burr Ridge, IL, 2nd  Edition, 2008; 1st  Edition, 2006

  • Carol Yacht and Susan Crosson, "Computer Accounting Essentials with Microsoft Office Accounting," McGraw Hill, Burr Ridge, IL, 2nd  Edition, 2007; 1st Edition, 2005

  • Carol Yacht and Susan Crosson, "Computer Accounting with Microsoft Office Accounting," McGraw Hill, Burr Ridge, IL, 2nd Edition, 2007; 1st   Edition, 2005

  • Carol Yacht and Susan Crosson "Computer Accounting Essentials using ePeachtree," McGraw Hill, Burr Ridge, IL, 2nd Edition, 2005; 1st  Edition, 2002

  • Carol Yacht and Susan Crosson "Computer Accounting Essentials using NetLedger," McGraw Hill, Burr Ridge, IL, 1st  Edition, 2002

Areas of Specialization

  • Effective use of technology and pedagogy in managerial, financial, and tax accounting courses

Achievements and Honors

  • 2010 Outstanding Service Award, American Accounting Association
  • 2008 McGuffey Award in Accounting/Business/Economics/Management for "Principles of Accounting;" Text and Academic Authors
  • 1985 Halliburton Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Oklahoma
  • 1985 Outstanding Faculty Award, University of Oklahoma Student Business Association

Memberships and Activities

  • Editorial Advisory and Review Board, Accounting Horizons, 2013
  • Editorial Advisory and Review Board, Issues in Accounting Education, 2010-12
  • The Commission on Accounting Higher Education: "Pathways to a Profession" Charting a National Higher Education Strategy for the Next Generation of Accountants established by the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of CPAs
  • American Accounting Association (AAA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Department of Education, 2011 Accounting Curriculum Review Committee
  • Florida Department of Education, Common Course Numbering Committee for Accounting Courses offered by colleges and universities in the State of Florida
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Rotary Club of Gainesville

Education

  • Master's Accounting, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Bachelor's Business Administration in Accounting and Economics, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX