Betsy Haywood-Sullivan
Associate Professor Email: msullivan@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5544
Department Name:
Accounting
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 309

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
msullivan@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5544
Department Name: 
Accounting
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 309

Research Interests: Balanced scorecard; decision strategies; ethics education
Teaching Interests: Cost Management; Managerial Accounting; Accounting Information Systems

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.

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

  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Li, S. F., Haywood-Sullivan, M. E., & Li, L. (in press, 2010).  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.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & Wygal, D. E. (2009).  Ethics and Professionalism: Bringing the Topic to Life in the Classroom.   Journal of Accounting Education, 27 (2), 71-84.
  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & McMullen, D. A. (2009).  XBRL: Four Letters, Numerous Benefits.   Tennessee CPA Journal, 6-7.

Presentation of Refereed Papers 
National

  • 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.

Awards/Honors
Awards 

  • 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.