Maria Sanchez
Professor Email: msanchez@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5582
Department Name:
Accounting
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 330

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Professor
Email: 
msanchez@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5582
Department Name: 
Accounting
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 330

Dr. Sanchez has been a member of the Rider Community since 2002.   She teaches accounting theory and practice courses and undergraduate and graduate level auditing courses.   She also serves as faculty adviser to the Accounting Society.

Sanchez has been a recipient of numerous research fellowships and awards.  Her research is primarily in the areas of auditing, behavioral research and forensic accounting, and has appeared in the Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Review, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Forensic Accounting and other respected journals.  She frequently presents her research at meetings of the American Accounting Association.

She is a member of the American Accounting Association, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Institute of Management Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants.

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2003, Drexel University, Accounting, Quantitative Methods
  • Master of Business Administration, 2000, Drexel University, Business Administration
  • Bachelor’s of Science, 1993, Villanova University, Accountancy

Refereed Articles

  • Sanchez, M. H., Agoglia, C. P., & Brown, K. F. (2012).  The Effectiveness of Interactive Professional Learning Experiences as a Pedagogical Tool: Evidence from an Audit Setting.  Journal of Accounting Education, 30 (2), 163-172.
  • Sanchez, M. H. & Zhang, S. W. (2012).  The Role of the Expert Witness in Accounting Fraud Cases.  Global Journal of Business Research, 6 (1), 103-111.
  • Sanchez, M. H. (2012).  The Role of the Forensic Accountant in a Medicare Fraud Identity Theft Case.  Global Journal of Business Research, 6 (3), 85-93.
  • Sanchez, M. H. & Sanchez, P. M. (2011).  Evidence on the Content of Physician Websites.  Global Journal of Business Research, 5 (3).
  • 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).
  • Sanchez, M. H. & Agoglia, C. P. (2011).  U.S. Foodservice: A Case Study in Fraud and Forensic Accounting.  Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, 3 (3), 228-250.
  • Sanchez, M. H. & McMullen, D. M. (2010).  A Preliminary Investigation of the Necessary Skills, Education Requirements, and Training Requirements for Forensic Accountants.  Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, 2 (2).
  • McDowell, E. A. & Sanchez, M. H. (2010).  How to Increase Diversity in the Profession.  CPA Journal, the (NY State Soc. of CPAs).
  • Procaccino, J. D., Sanchez, M. H., & Li, S. F. (2010).  Identity Theft: How to Protect Yourself and Your Clients.  Tennessee CPA Journal, 55 (3), 10-12.
  • Dunne, K. & Sanchez, M. H. (2010).  One Hundred Years in Prison for $126 Million Fraud.  Review of Business & Finance Case Studies, 1 (1).
  • Procaccino, J. D., Sanchez, M. H., & Li, S. F. (2010).  What to Do if You Are a Victim of Identity Theft.  Tennessee CPA Journal, 55 (4).

Refereed Proceedings
Abstract Only

  • Sanchez, M. H. & Vinciguerra, B. (2013).  Forensic Accountants Nail Philadelphia's Fumo: A True Case of Forensic Accounting.  American Accounting Association Forensic and Investigative Section.
  • Sanchez, M. H. & Chandar, N. (2012).  SOX Exemption and the True Cost of Internal Controls in Small Companies: The Case of Koss.  American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting.
  • Sanchez, M. H., McMullen, D. M., & Stout, D. E. (2009).  The Role of the Management Accountant in the IPO Process.  Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Annual Meeting.
  • Sanchez, M. H. & McDowell, E. A. (2009).  The State of Hispanic and African-American CPAs in America: The Paradox, The Causes, and The Possible Solutions.  American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
  • Sanchez, M. H., McMullen, D. M., & Stout, D. E. (2009).  The Role of Accounting in the IPO Process.  American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
National

  • Sanchez, M. H. & Vinciguerra, B. (2013). Forensic Accountants Nail Philadelphia's Fumo: A True Case of Forensic Accounting.   American Accounting Association Forensic and Investigative Section, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Regional

  • Sanchez, M. H. & Chandar, N. (2012, April). SOX Exemption and the True Cost of Internal Controls in Small Companies: The Case of Koss.   American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 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.
  • Sanchez, M. H., McMullen, D. A. , & Stout, D. E. (2009, August). The Role of Accounting in the IPO Process.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, New York.
  • Sanchez, M. H. & McDowell, E. A. (2009, August). The State of Hispanic and African-American CPAs in America: The Paradox, the Causes, and The Possible Solutions.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, New York.
  • Sanchez, M. H., McMullen, D. A. , & Stout, D. E. (2009, June). The Role of the Management Accountant in the IPO Process.   Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

Honors/Awards
Awards

  • 2013:  Spring Research Leave. Project: Solutions for Integrating Sustainability into Business Courses Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2012:  Project: Current Issues in Accounting Auditing: A Perspective from the Regulators Rider University Summer Developmental Fellowship.
  • 2012:  Bright Idea Award for the article entitled 'Initial Public Offerings and the Role of the Management Accountant' with co-authors Dorothy McMullen and David Stout. Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University, and NJ Business and Industry Assoc.'s public policy research affiliate NJPRO Foundation.
  • 2011:  Summer Fellowship for project: Identity Theft: Prevention, Detection and Prosecution with Forensic Accounting Techniques Rider University.
  • 2010:  Summer Student-Faculty Research Award: Prosecution of Financial Fraud Accounting Advisory Council, Rider University College of Business Administration.
  • 2010:  Spring Research Leave for project Fraud and Forensic Accounting: A Real World Case Study Rider University.
  • 2010:  Summer Fellowship for project: Forensic Accountants Nail Philadelphia's Fumo Rider University.
  • 2008:  Summer Research Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2006:  Davis Fellowship Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2005:  Summer Research Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2005:  Honorable Mention Award PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditing Alchemy.
  • 2005:  MAACBA Innovation in Teaching Award winner for proposal submission Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2004:  Best Paper Award American Accounting Association Ohio Regional Meeting, Teaching and Curriculum Section.
  • 2004:  Summer Research Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2003:  Summer Research Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2002:  Fellowship American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
  • 2002:  Doctoral Fellowship KPMG Foundation.
  • 2001:  Fellowship American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • 2001:  Doctoral Research Award DuPont.
  • 2001:  Doctoral Fellowship KPMG Foundation.
  • 2000:  Fellowship American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
  • 2000:  Doctoral Fellowship KPMG Foundation. 

Honors

  • 2012:  Paper titled The Role of the Forensic Accountant in a Medicare Fraud Identity Theft Case was listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Forensic Accounting eJournal Social Science Research Network.
  • 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.
  • 2010:  Selected by Dean Larry Newman to appear in the Faculty Spotlight in the May 2010 issue Rider University's CBA Newsletter: Getting Down to Business.
  • 2009:  2009 Research appeared in the Eighth Annual Volume Publications of New Jersey's Business Faculty.
  • 2007:  2007 Research appeared in the Sixth Annual Volume Publications of New Jersey's Business Faculty.
  • 2006:  2006 Research appeared in the Fifth Annual Volume Publications of New Jersey's Business Faculty.
  • 2003:  Honorary Faculty Inductee Beta Alpha Psi.