Dr. O’Reilly-Allen has been a member of the Rider Community since 1991. She is Director of the Masters of Accountancy Program and the Accounting Co-op Program. She teaches the Managerial Accounting courses, Cost Management, and the graduate course Issues in Financial Reporting. She has also led business study tours to Spain, Italy, Prague, London and Ireland. She is also the Director of the Accounting Internship Program.

O’Reilly-Allen has been a past recipient of four Davis Research Fellowships and numerous summer research fellowships, and researches primarily in the areas of enterprise risk management, the information content of auditor reports, and teaching effectiveness. Her work has appeared in publications including Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, The CPA Journal, American Business Review, and the International Journal of Finance.

She is a member of Beta Alpha Psi (Business Honors Fraternity), Mid-Atlantic American Accounting Association Steering Committee, the American Accounting Association, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a past member of the Editorial Board of Pennsylvania CPA Journal.

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1997, Drexel University, Accounting, Quantitative Methods
  • Master of Business Administration, 1987, Drexel University, Finance
  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration, 1982, Temple University, Accounting

Refereed Articles

  • McMullen, D. A., Sanchez, M., & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (in press, 2015).  Target Security: A Case Study of How Hackers Hit the Jackpot at the Expense of Customers.   Review of Business and Finance Studies.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. & Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2013). From Sparks to Fired: Ethical and Internal Control Violations Surrounding Business Entertainment Expenses. IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ) (Inst of Mgt Accountants).

Refereed Proceedings

  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2012). Enterprise Risk Management: Development of Risk Intelligent Frameworks. Global Business and International Management Conference.

Full Paper

  • McDowell, E. A., O'Reilly-Allen, M., & Sanchez, M. (2015).  Increasing Diversity through University Multi-faceted Mentoring Program.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
  • McMullen, D. A., Sanchez, M., & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2015).  Target Security Breach Case Study: Hackers Hit the Jackpot at the Expense of Customers.   American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting.

Non-Refereed Articles

  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. & Mawn, L. (2012). Internal Audit: Be a Key Player in the Risk Management Process. New Jersey CPA web publication.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. & Mawn, L. (2011). Internal Audit: Be a Key Player in the Risk Management Process. Pennsylvania CPA Journal.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

International

  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2012, August). Enterprise Risk Management: Development of Risk Intelligent Frameworks. Global Business and International Management Conference, Portland, Oregon.

National

  • McDowell, E. A., O'Reilly-Allen, M., & Sanchez, M. (2015). Increasing Diversity through University Multi-faceted Mentoring Program.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2012). From Sparks to Fired: Ethical and Internal Control Violations Surrounding Business Entertainment Expenses. American Accounting Association Ethics Symposium, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M., Sanchez, M. H. , & McDowell, E. A. (2011). Panel: Increasing Diversity in the Profession. American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.

Regional

  • McDowell, E. A., O'Reilly-Allen, M., & Sanchez, M. H. (2015, April). Increasing Diversity through University Multi-faceted Mentoring Program.   American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
  • McMullen, D. A., Sanchez, M., & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2015, April). Target Security Breach Case Study: Hackers Hit the Jackpot at the Expense of Customers.   American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Other Intellectual Activities

  • 2011: Web Publications. Reprint of article with Lars Mawn "Internal Audit: Be a Key Player in the Risk Management Process", Fall 2011, featured on Deloitte & Touche LLP website, originally published in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal.

Awards/Honors

Awards

  • 2013: Summer Fellowship. Rider University, College of Business Administration. Summer Fellowship: ERM and Key Risk Indicators
  • 2012: Davis Fellowship. Rider University, College of Business Administration. Summer Fellowship
  • 2011: Rider University, College of Business Administration. Summer Fellowship: Development of Enterprise Risk Management: Utilization of Internal Audit
  • 2010: Rider University, College of Business Administration. Summer Fellowship: Soft Skill Competencies: The Role of Accounting Education
  • 2008: Rider University, College of Business Administration. Rider University Summer Fellowship: The Influence of Red Flag Indicators on Auditor Risk Judgments and Audit Planning
  • 2008: Rider University, College of Business Administration. Forensic Grant, AY 2008-09, Case Development for Teaching
  • 2007: National Institute of Justice. Forensic Grant to Rider University
  • 2006: Rider University. Forensic Grant
  • 2006: Rider University, College of Business Administration. Davis Fellowship: The Effect of Internal Control Reports on Users' Perception of the Reliability of Financial Statements in Post Sarbanes-Oxley Environment.
  • 2004: Rider University, College of Business Administration. Research Leave
  • 2003: Davis Fellowship. Rider University, College of Business Administration. Summer Fellowship
  • 2001: Davis Fellowship. Rider University, College of Business Administration. Summer Fellowship
  • 1996: Anbar Electronic Intelligence. 'Three Star' Quality Rating for 'Determinants of Abnormal Rate of Return in Mergers and Acquisitions' published in 'Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance,' Vol. 11, No. 11, Winter 1996 with Z. Zantout. Anbar conducts an electronically double blind peer review process.

Honor

  • 2013: Chair Leadership Award. Rider University. Recipient of Inaugural Year Award as Department Chair