Cathy Scott


Assoc Professor

School of Business Faculty

Dr. Cathy Scott is an Associate Professor of Business Accounting and the Dealership Management/ MBA/Master of Management Program Coordinator/Advisor. She holds a Ph.D. in Management and Organization, a postgraduate certificate in accounting, an MBA in Strategic Leadership, and a Bachelor of Business Administration. She transitioned to academia after a 25-year career in the automotive industry. Dr. Scott is passionate about improving accounting education and providing an inclusive classroom. She has published and presented numerous times about emerging technologies, effective use of technology in education, improving online learning, engaging students through active learning, data analytics, and bridging the accounting education pipeline. Dr. Scott is also the author of two college accounting textbooks and the co-founder of the, a website and blog that links technology to pedagogy. In addition, Dr. Scott is the recipient of several teaching and research innovation awards, including the American Accounting Association (AAA)/EY Foundation Innovation in Education Award, the Bea Sanders/AICPA Teaching Innovative Award, and the AAA/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation Prize, which is the foremost recognition of superior teachers in the accounting discipline.