Department of Accounting Faculty

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  • Linda Poulson
    Associate Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Department of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 224
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5923
    poulson@elon.edu
  • Kevin Agnew
    Assistant Professor of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 250
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-6114
    kagnew@elon.edu
  • Susan Anderson
    Professor of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 226
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5234
    sanderson26@elon.edu
  • Catherine Chiang
    Associate Professor of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 218
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5939
    cchiang@elon.edu

    Dr. C. Catherine Chiang received her Ph.D. degree from the City University of New York (CUNY), Master of Accounting degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, and MS in Management degree with a concentration in Management Information Systems from NC State.  She has more than 20 years of teaching experience.  Prior to joining Elon, she taught at CUNY- Baruch College, Greensboro College, and North Carolina Central University.  She has published articles in Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, among others.  She has been on the Editorial Board of International Journal of Organizational Innovation since 2009.  Her research focuses on Big Data, fraud prediction, diversification strategies, the capital market valuation of accounting numbers, especially the valuation of intangible assets such as R&D.  Prior to pursuing academic career, she worked as an audit staff at a public accounting firm.

    She is the recipient of the 2015 Love School of Business Dean's Excellent in Teaching Award.

  • Patty Cox
    Assistant Professor of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 230
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5925
    coxpat@elon.edu

    CPA in state of North Carolina

    MS and BS degrees in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    Assistant Professor of Accounting at Elon University since fall, 1987.

    Faculty Advisor of Beta Alpha Psi

    Married with 2 children.

  • Ray Knight
    Professor of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 249
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5954
    rknight5@elon.edu
  • Danny Lanier, Jr.
    Assistant Professor of Accounting
    Global Commons 205
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5966
    dlanier2@elon.edu
  • Kristin Roland
    Assistant Professor of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 207B
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5934
    kroland@elon.edu
  • Pieter Swanepoel
    Lecturer in Accounting
    Koury Business Center 107
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5942
    pswanepoel@elon.edu

    Extensive background in Law and Business, including business counselor at the Small Business & Technical Development Center (SBTDC) at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan Flagler Business School, directing large capital intensive projects for and on behalf of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, and practicing law at one of the largest law firms in Randburg, South Africa. Pieter is the current Chair of the SBTDC’s Chapel Hill Regional Advisory Board and a member of the statewide SBTDC Advisory Board.

  • Hani Tadros
    Assistant Professor of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 122
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5041
    htadros@elon.edu
  • Ifeoma Udeh
    Assistant Professor of Accounting
    Koury Business Center 207A
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5957
    iudeh@elon.edu
  • Paula Weller
    Senior Lecturer in Accounting
    Koury Business Center 232
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5922
    pweller@elon.edu

    Dr. Paula M. Weller has over 18 years of teaching experience and 20 years of private and public accounting experience. She started teaching at Elon in 1998 as an Adjunct Instructor, becoming a full-time Instructor in 2000, a full-time Lecturer in 2007 to July 2013, and promoted to a Senior Lecturer in August 2013. She also taught adjunct classes  for UNC Greensboro, North Carolina A & T State University, and Alamance Community College. Prior to her teaching career, she was CFO, Treasurer of Weaver Investment Company in Greensboro, NC and other accounting roles in the affiliated companies, such as Weaver Realty Company and the Weaver Foundation. She was also a Tax Accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells in Greensboro and a Staff Accountant for Texfi Industries in Greensboro, NC. She is a CPA and real estate broker.

  • Linda Cress
    Adjunct Instructor in Accounting
    Koury Business Center 121
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5911
    lcress@elon.edu
  • Beth McCain
    Adjunct Instructor in Accounting
    Koury Business Center 121
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5911
    bmccain@elon.edu
  • Vic Moran
    Adjunct Instructor in Accounting
    Koury Business Center 312
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-6103
    vmoran@elon.edu
    Specialty: public accounting
    • More than 30 years experience in public accounting working with individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations
    • Taught workshops on accounting and tax issues for colleges, businesses, coaching group, and not-for-profit organizations
    • Provided pro bono services in accounting, tax, and consulting for Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship (Greensboro, North Carolina) and its associate companies
    • Adjunct accounting instructor Wake Forest University Master of Accountancy program academic year 2011-2012
    • Board member Carolina Graduate School of Divinity 2011-2014
    • Adjunct accounting instructor at Elon 2009-2015, except for academic year 2011-2012
    • Accounting instructor at Elon 2015-2017
    • Adjunct accounting instructor at Elon - present
  • Stefano Rosic
    Adjunct Instructor in Accounting
    Koury Business Center 121
    2075 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244
    (336) 278-5911
    srosic@elon.edu