Mindell Reiss Nitkin

Associate Professor

Phone: 617-521-2391
Fax: 617-521-3880
Office: M-352
Email:


Specialization

Accounting and Finance

Bio

Ms. Nitkin teaches financial accounting in the undergraduate management program and quantitative analysis in the graduate program. She has also taught courses in finance and investments at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has taught supplemental and review courses in accounting, finance, operations management, and quantitative analysis. Her research interests lie at the intersection of governance, finance, and accounting.

Current Course(s)

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Quantitative Analysis

Publications

In Print

  • Nitkin, M., Colaco, H., Deyton, P., Guertler, I. & Myers, P. (2008) CGO Insights No. 27: Paths to Leadership: Women's Experiences with and Aspirations for Board Service
  • Nitkin, M. (2006). An Investigation of the Association between Corporate Governance and Accrual Based Earnings Quality. Dissertation

Under Review

  • Nitkin, M. (2008) Governance Culture and Accrual Based Earnings Quality, Journal of Account and Organizational Change
  • Nitkin, M., Better-Reed, B., & Sampson, S. (2008) Assurance of Learning Success Model: Closing the Loop, Organization Management Journal
  • Nitkin, M., & Clarke, P. (2008) Technology Fluency of Undergraduate Business Students: A Sampling of Current Practice, Journal of Education for Business

Presentations - International

  • Nitkin, M. (2008) "Governance Culture and Accrual Based Earnings Quality. Global Accounting and Organizational Change (GAOC) Conference, Melbourne Australia

Presentations - National

  • Nitkin, M. (2008) Governance Culture and Accrual Based Earnings Quality. American Accounting Association Conference, Anaheim, California
  • Nitkin, M. (2008) To Serve or Not to Serve, That is the Question, American Accounting Association Conference, Anaheim, California
  • Nitkin, M., & Clarke, P. (2008) Technology Fluency of Undergraduate Business Students: A Sampling of Current Practice, American Accounting Association Conference, Anaheim, California
  • Nitkin, M. & Clarke, P. (2007) Technology Fluency of Undergraduate Business Students:
    A Sampling of Current Practice. Financial Education Association/Allied Business Education Conference, Bermuda
  • Nitkin, M. (2007). An Investigation of the Association between Corporate Governance and Accrual Based Earnings Quality. American Accounting Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Nitkin, M. & Mooney, J. (2006). An Integrated Approach to Teaching Spreadsheet Skills. American Accounting Association Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Nitkin, M. (2006). An Integrated Approach to Teaching Spreadsheet Skills. Financial Education Association/Allied Business Education Conference, San Antonio, Texas
  • Nitkin, M. & Kirby Jones, A. (2005). An Alternative Method to Accounting Mechanics. American Accounting American Accounting Association Conference, San Francisco, California

Presentations - Regional

  • Nitkin, M. (2007, April). An Investigation of the Association between Corporate Governance and Accrual Based Earnings Quality. Presented at Northeast Region American Accounting Association, Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Nitkin, M. (2006). An Integrated Approach to Teaching Spreadsheet Skills. American Accounting Association conferences, Hartford, New Hampshire
  • Nitkin, M. & Kirby Jones, A. (2005). An Alternative Method to Accounting Mechanics. Northeast Region American Accounting Association. Jamaica, New York.

Research

Issues related to earnings management, corporate governance, the integration of technology with curriculum content and pedagogy

Work in Progress

  • 2008 - The Structure and Evolution of Retail Organizations with S. Sampson
  • 2008 - To Serve or Not to Serve, That is the Question with H. Colaco & P. Myers

Professional Memberships

  • American Accounting Association