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Karen M. Collins, CPA

Department of Accounting: Associate Professor
  • Salisbury State University, B.S., M.B.A.
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Ph.D.
Karen Collins's research interests include upward mobility of women in accounting, stress, quality of life issues, and ethnic diversity in the accounting profession. She has published articles in journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Vocational Behavior and Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. In addition to teaching Intermediate Accounting, Karen coordinates the college's freshman-level Introduction to Business course. Her textbook, Exploring Business, was published in 2008 by Prentice Hall. The text introduces students to business through an integrated case study of Nike.
Research Interests
  • Work/home conflict and quality of life in public accounting
  • Upward mobility of women in accounting
  • Stress in public accounting
  • Ethnic diversity in the accounting profession
Office Information
Office: 403 RBC
Phone: 610-758-3458
Fax: 610-758-6429
Courses Taught
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Introduction to Business (coordinator)
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