Dorothy McMullen
Associate Professor Email: mcmullen@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5518
Department Name:
Accounting
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 314

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
mcmullen@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5518
Department Name: 
Accounting
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 314

Research Interests: Fraudulent Financial Reporting; corporate governance: audit committees, accounting education; forensic accounting
Teaching Interests: Forensic accounting and fraud examination; auditing and internal auditing; accounting information systems; financial accounting, auditing

Dr. McMullen has been a member of the Rider Community since 1991. She teaches introductory courses, Accounting Information Systems, and Auditing. She is the founder and past Advisor of the Epsilon Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi and currently is a member of the Catholic Campus Ministry Board.

McMullen was recognized in the 2005 Who’s Who of America’s Teachers, and was named in 2012 by Andrew J. Rider Scholars as the person at Rider who most influenced their development and achievement.  Her work has appeared in Issues in Accounting Education, Auditing a Journal of Theory and Practice, Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Horizons, Management Accounting Quarterly, Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, New Accountant and Review of Accounting Information Systems. She has served on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Accountancy, the Pennsylvania CPA Journal and Issues in Accounting Education.

She is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (national and Philadelphia chapters), Institute for Internal Controls , Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (national and Philadelphia chapters), Society of Forensic CPAs (international), American Accounting Association,  American Institute of CPAs, and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs.

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1992, Drexel University, Accounting, Statistics
  • Master of Business Administration, 1986, Drexel University, Finance
  • Bachelor’s of Science, 1977, LaSalle University, Accounting

Refereed Articles

  • Meric, I., McMullen, D. A., Smeltz, W., & Meric, G. (2013).  Performance and Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Investing in Exchange-Traded Sector Index Funds.  Troy University Business and Economic Review, 3, 21-27.
  • McMullen, D. A., Sanchez, M. H., & Stout, D. E. (2011).  Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and the Role of the Management Accountant.   Management Accounting Quarterly, 12 (2).
  • McMullen, D. A. & Sanchez, M. H. (2010).  A Preliminary Investigation of the Necessary Skills, Education Requirements and Training Requirements for Forensic Accountants.   Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, 2 (2), 49-64.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & McMullen, D. A. (2010).  XBRL: The Barcode of Financial Statements.   New Accountant, 738, 22-23.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & McMullen, D. A. (2009).  XBRL: Four Letters, Numerous Benefits.   Tennessee CPA Journal, 6-7.   

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Sanchez, M. H., McMullen, D. A., & Stout, D. E. (2009).  The Role of the Management Accountant in the IPO Process.   Institute of Management Accountants Annual Meeting Poster Session.

Recent Presentations of Refereed Papers
International

  • McMullen, D. A., Meric, I., Smeltz, W., & Meric, G. (2010). Performance and Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Exchange-Traded Sector Index Funds.   Eurasia Business and Economic Society (EBES) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. 

National

  • McMullen, D. A., Sanchez, M. H. , & Stout, D. E. (2009). The Role of the Management Accountant in the IPO Process.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting Poster Session, New York, New York.
  • Sanchez, M. H., McMullen, D. A. , & Stout, D. E. (2009). The Role of the Management Accountant in the IPO Process.   Institute of Management Accountants Annual Meeting Poster Session, Denver, Colorado.

Honors/Awards
Awards

  • 2012:  Bright Idea Award for the article entitled 'Initial Public Offerings and the Role of the Management Accountant' with co-authors Maria Sanchez and David Stout. Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University, and NJ Business and Industry Assoc.'s public policy research affiliate NJPRO Foundation.
  • 2010:  Summer Research Grant Accounting Advisory Council, Rider University College of Business Administration, Accounting Dept. 
  • 2010:  Research Grant Rider University, College of Business Administration, Center for Business Forensics.
  • 2009:  Research Grant Rider University, College of Business Administration, Center for Business Forensics.
  • 2008:  Research Grant Rider University, College of Business Administration, Center for Business Forensics. 
  • 2008:  'Spirit of Ryan' Award for outstanding service and dedication to high school Archbishop Ryan High School.
  • 2006:  Davis Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2006:  Research Grant Rider University, College of Business Administration, Center for Business Forensics.
  • 2005:  Summer Developmental Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2002:  Michelle McCormack Award for Contribution to Student Life (SGA) Rider University Student Government Association.
  • 2000:  Michael DeAngelis Award - Outstanding Accounting Alumni LaSalle University 

Honors

  • 2012: Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholar, Andrew J. Rider Ceremony Rider University.
  • 2011:  Manuscript entitled: Initial Public Offerings and the Role of the Management Accountant in the IPO Process, by Dorothy McMullen, Maria H. Sanchez and David E. Stout, won a Certificate of Appreciation in the IMA's Lybrand Awards Manuscript Competition. Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Lybrand Awards Manuscript Competition.
  • 2009:  Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholar, Andrew J. Rider Ceremony Rider University.
  • 2008:  Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholars, Andrew J. Rider Ceremony Rider University.
  • 2005:  Who's Who of America's Teachers.
  • 1996:  Citation for Outstanding Author Re: Audit Committee Performance Rider University College of Business Administration. 
  • 1990:  Who's Who of Rising Young American.
  • 1990:  Alpha Iota Delta Honor Society (Quant Methods).
  • 1989:  American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Fellow.