Mary “Betsy” Haywood-Sullivan, Ph.D.

Mary “Betsy” Haywood-Sullivan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Mary “Betsy” Haywood-Sullivan, Ph.D., has been a member of the Rider Community since 2001. She teaches cost management and managerial accounting courses as well as accounting information systems. In May 2005, she received the University Award for Distinguished Teaching. She has also been recognized as an Outstanding Student Advisor.

Her research is primarily in the areas of balanced scorecard, ethics education and behavioral accounting. Her work has appeared in Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, Strategic Finance and Journal of Data Warehousing. She has presented her research at the annual and regional meetings of the American Accounting Association. She is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Institute of Management Accountants. Her research interests include balanced scorecard, decision strategies and ethics education. Her teaching interests include cost management, managerial accounting and accounting information systems.

Education

  • The University of Georgia, Ph.D. in Accounting, Management
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Master of Professional Accounting
  • College of Charleston, Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Business Administration

Refereed Articles

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M.E., & Amadio, W.J. (2018). Data Analytics and the Cash Collections Process: An Adaptable Case Employing Excel and Tableau. Advances in Accounting Education, 22, 1-60.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M.E. & Newman, C.M. (2016)  Four Scores!  Making Connections Through an Integrative Business Game.  Business Education Innovation Journal, 8(1), 39-49.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Stuart, N. V. (accepted, forthcoming, 2015).  Does Cross-Pollination Impair Balance of the Balanced Scorecard?   Management Accounting Quarterly.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2015).  The Games That People Play! Two Activities to Lighten and Liven an AIS Course.   Accounting Instructors’ Report.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Stuart, N. V. (accepted, forthcoming, 2015). Does Cross-Pollination Impair Balance of the Balanced Scorecard? Management Accounting Quarterly.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2015). The Games That People Play! Two Activities to Lighten and Liven an AIS Course. Accounting Instructors’ Report.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

National

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M.E. (2018, June). Case: Using the 2017 COSCO ERM Framework to Examine Risks at Wells Fargo.AIS Educator Conference, Denver, Colorado.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M.E. & Amadio, W.J. (2016, June).  Building a Culture of Business Analytics: A Panoply of Brief Exercises.  AID Educator Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Newman, C. M. (2014). The Business Connection: An Integrative Business Game. American Accounting Association Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2014). The Games That People Play! Three Activities to Lighten and Liven an AIS Course. AIS Educator Conference, Golden, Colorado.

Regional

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Newman, C. M. (2014). The Business Connection: An Integrative Business Game. Northeast Business & Economics Assn. Annual Conference, West Long Branch, New Jersey.

Refereed Proceedings

Full Paper

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Amadio, W. J. (2015).  Lucky Number 7? One School’s Approach to Addressing AACSB’s Newly Founded Accounting Standard. AIS Educator Conference.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

National

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Amadio, W. J. (2015, June). Lucky Number 7? One School’s Approach to Addressing AACSB’s Newly Founded Accounting Standard.   AIS Educator Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Works in Progress

  • Amadio, W. J. & Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2015). “Lucky Number 7? One School’s Approach to Addressing AACSB’s Newly Founded Accounting Standard,” targeted for Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS).
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Newman, C. V. (2015). “Four Scores: Making Connections Through an Integrative Business Game,” targeted for Journal of Education for Business.

Awards/Honors

Awards

  • 2016:  Davis Fellowship, Rider University.  With Anubha Mishra:  Building a Culture of Business Analytics – A Panoply of Brief Exercises across the Curriculum
  • 2015:  Best Paper Award, AIS Educators Conference.  June 2015, Colorado Springs, CO
  • 2014: Davis Fellowship Rider University
  • 2013: Lybrand Certificate of Merit. Certificate of Merit for article Made in China: The Mengniu Phenomenon, A Study of One Chinese Firm’s Differentiation Strategy (with Dr. S.F. Li) Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • 2011: Carl Menconi Case Competition: Honorable Mention for Case Submission Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • 2010: Summer Fellowship Rider University
  • 2009: Research Leave Rider University
  • 2005: Summer Fellowship Rider University
  • 2005: University Award for Distinguished Teaching Rider University
  • 2003: Summer Fellowship Rider University
  • 2002: Davis Fellowship Rider University

Honors

  • 2012: Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholars at A.J. Rider Ceremony Rider University
  • 2010: Outstanding Advisor Rider University
  • 2007: Outstanding Advisor Rider University
  • 2006: Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholars at A.J. Rider Ceremony Rider University
  • 2004: Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholars at A.J. Rider Ceremony Rider University
  • 2004: Outstanding Advisor Rider University