Teresa Beed is a CPA and received her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She is a Professor of Accounting and the Director of the Masters of Accountancy Program.
Her teaching interests are intermediate financial accounting and the masters-level accounting theory class. Her most recent publications are in The Journal of Accountancy, Issues in Accounting Education, and New Accountant. She has received numerous teaching awards including the UM John Ruffatto Memorial Award for bringing the real world into the classroom, the UM Distinguished Teaching Award for exhibiting a history of excellence in classroom teaching and demonstrating quality long-term impact upon her students, UM Most Inspirational Teacher Award, the MSCPA Jack Kempner Outstanding Educator Award, UM Burlington Northern Foundation Faculty Achievement Award for her exceptional performance as a teacher, as well as several Beta Alpha Psi and MAcct teaching awards.
Dr. Beed is a member of AICPA, IMA, and just completed serving a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the MSCPA.