Yvette J. Lazdowski

Associate Professor of Accounting

BS, Franklin Pierce College; MBA, Plymouth State University; PhD, Argosy University
Email: yjlazdowski@plymouth.edu

Dr. Lazdowski is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Plymouth State University.  She has over 20 years’ experience in the fields of accounting, information systems, and management, having held positions at New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Textron Corporation, Kollsman Corporation, and Fleet Corporation.  She earned a BS in Accounting/Management (double major) from Franklin Pierce College in 1984, an MBA in 2004 from PSU with a certificate in Finance and Investment.  Dr. Lazdowski started her teaching career in 2005 and completed a Doctor of Business Administration in Accounting in 2007 from Argosy University.  In addition, she has certifications as a CMA (certified management accountant), CFM (certified financial manager), and is a CPA review instructor for Becker.  Her primary research interest area is accounting history, and Dr. Lazdowski frequently presents papers at national and regional conferences of the American Accounting Association on this and other topics.  She lives with her husband and three children in central New Hampshire, where they enjoy outdoor activities and family vacations.

Selected publications/presentations/exhibitions

American Accounting Association:
A View of the CPA Examination and Profession:  Past, Present and Future
A Historical View of Management Accounting at Ford Motor Company
ERP Success Through IT/End-User Collaboration
Unqualified Opinion:  A Study of Arthur Andersen and Enron’s Controversial
Accounting Methods

The CMA Certification:  A Valuable Tool for Today’s Business Environment

Awards or recognition

Delta Mu Delta, Honorary Faculty Member, May 2011
Delta Mu Delta, Academic Achievement, May 2004

Courses Taught

BU-1152: Financial Accounting
BU-1500: Financial Reporting & Analysis
BU-2262: Management Accounting
BU-3112: Intermediate Accounting I
BU-3122: Intermediate Accounting II
BU-4122: Advanced Accounting
BU-4150: Auditing
BU-4210: Auditing Practice
BU-3142: Cost Accounting
BU-5190: Accounting for Managers
BU-5590: Budget & Fund Accounting


Treasurer, Lees Mill Boating Association
Vice President, Academy of Accounting Historians
Executive Steering Committee, Northeast Region of American Accounting Association
Instructor, Becker CPA Review Course
Board of Directors, Genline Systems, Inc.
Member of American Accounting Association
Member of Institute of Management Accountants
Member of Institute of Internal Auditors