Associate Professor

Department Name 
Accounting

Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 309
Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Dr. Haywood-Sullivan has been a member of the Rider Community since 2001. She teaches Cost Management and Managerial Accounting courses as well as Accounting Information Systems. In May 2005, she received the University Award for Distinguished Teaching. She has also been recognized as an Outstanding Student Advisor.

Her research is primarily in the areas of balanced scorecard, ethics education and behavioral accounting. Her work has appeared in Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, Strategic Finance, and Journal of Data Warehousing. She has presented her research at the annual and regional meetings of the American Accounting Association. She is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Institute of Management Accountants.

Research Interests

Balanced scorecard; decision strategies; ethics education

Teaching Interests

Cost Management; Managerial Accounting; Accounting Information Systems

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2001, The University of Georgia, Accounting, Management
  • Master of Professional Accounting, 1997, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelor’s of Science, 1993, College of Charleston, Accounting and Business Administration

Refereed Articles

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Stuart, N. V. (accepted, forthcoming, 2015). Does Cross-Pollination Impair Balance of the Balanced Scorecard? Management Accounting Quarterly.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2015). The Games That People Play! Two Activities to Lighten and Liven an AIS Course. Accounting Instructors' Report.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2013). From Sparks to Fired: Ethical and Internal Control Violations Surrounding Business Entertainment Expenses. IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ) (Inst of Mgt Accountants).
  • Li, S. F., Haywood-Sullivan, M. E., & Li, L. (2012). Made in China: The Mengniu Phenomenon. A Study of One Chinese Firm's Differentiation Strategy. Management Accounting Quarterly.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & McMullen, D. A. (2010). XBRL: The Barcode of Financial Statements. New Accountant, 738, 22-23.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

National

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Newman, C. M. (2014). The Business Connection: An Integrative Business Game. American Accounting Association Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2014). The Games That People Play! Three Activities to Lighten and Liven an AIS Course. AIS Educator Conference, Golden, Colorado.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2012). From Sparks to Fired: Ethical and Internal Control Violations Surrounding Business Entertainment Expenses. AIS Educator Conference, Estes Park, Colorado.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2012). From Sparks to Fired: Ethical and Internal Control Violations Surrounding Business Entertainment Expenses. American Accounting Association Ethics Symposium, Washington, District of Columbia.

Regional

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Newman, C. M. (2014). The Business Connection: An Integrative Business Game. Northeast Business & Economics Assn. Annual Conference, West Long Branch, New Jersey.

Awards/Honors

Awards

  • 2014: Davis Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2013: Lybrand Certificate of Merit. Certificate of Merit for article Made in China: The Mengniu Phenomenon, A Study of One Chinese Firm's Differentiation Strategy (with Dr. S.F. Li) Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
  • 2011: Carl Menconi Case Competition: Honorable Mention for Case Submission Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • 2010: Summer Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2009: Research Leave Rider University.
  • 2005: Summer Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2005: University Award for Distinguished Teaching Rider University.
  • 2003: Summer Fellowship Rider University.
  • 2002: Davis Fellowship Rider University.

Honors

  • 2012: Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholars at A.J. Rider Ceremony Rider University.
  • 2010: Outstanding Advisor Rider University.
  • 2007: Outstanding Advisor Rider University.
  • 2006: Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholars at A.J. Rider Ceremony Rider University.
  • 2004: Special Guest of Andrew J. Rider Scholars at A.J. Rider Ceremony Rider University.
  • 2004: Outstanding Advisor Rider University.