Ph.D. University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, Accounting, 1998
M.Acc. University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, Accounting, 1997
M.A. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, Economics, 1994
B.S. Utah State University, Logan, UT, Economics, 1976
B.S. Utah State University, Logan, UT, History, 1975
Research and Teaching Interests
- Forensic Accounting
- Financial Accounting
Dr. Durtschi is an award winning teacher and researcher in the fields of
financial and forensic accounting. Dr. Durtschi received the 2006 American
Accounting Association Innovation in Audit Education Award for her published
case in forensic accounting, “The Tallahassee BeanCounters: A
Problem-Based Learning Case in Forensic Auditing.” She continues to
publish forensic accounting cases that are used in classrooms around the world.
Dr. Durtschi has published in forensic accounting as well as capital markets.
Her articles appear in the Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of
Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Journal of Forensic Accounting, Issues in
Accounting Education as well as other accounting and finance journals.
She is currently on the editorial board for both the Journal of Forensic and
Investigative Accounting and Issues in Accounting Education.
She has given invited lectures in forensic accounting to professional and
student groups throughout the US and in Europe. She currently serves as
President of the Forensic and Investigative Accounting section of the American