Pamela Roush, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting

Pamela Roush, Ph.D.

Biography

Dr. Pamela B. Roush is an Associate Professor of Accounting in the College of Business Administration (CBA) at the University of Central Florida. She received her Ph.D. degree from Georgia State University and joined the Dixon School of Accounting faculty at UCF in 1989.

Professor Roush’s service to the accounting academic and professional communities includes being chair of multiple committees for organizations such as the American Accounting Association (AAA) Ethics and Professionalism Committee, AAA Public Interest Section, CBA Honors and Teaching Committees, the Central Florida Institute of Internal Auditors (CFIIIA) Academic Relations Committee, the AAA Audit Section Education Committee, and Co-Coordinator of the 2000 Ethics Symposium sponsored by the SEC, AICPA and NASBA. She has served on multiple professional boards in her community including the Winter Park Hospital Women’s Advisory Board, the Winter Park Lacrosse Association, the Central Florida Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (CFIIA), and the First United Methodist Church of Winter Park Board of Trustees. She has been on various editorial boards of academic journals and is currently the Editor of the AAA publication Accounting and the Public Interest.
Professor Roush’s research interests include corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporate governance, ethics and auditor independence. Her work has been published in Accounting Horizons, Accounting and the Public Interest, Research in Accounting Regulation, Journal of Business Ethics, Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, and Current Issues in Accounting. Her research has been recognized by best paper and outstanding author contribution awards. She was chosen by the audit profession regulator, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), to be a member of the PCAOB Auditor Independence Research Team. Her research has been presented at national and international venues.

At the University of Central Florida Professor Roush teaches undergraduate auditing. She has received multiple teaching awards.

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