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Roopa Venkatesh, Ph.D., CMA

Roopa Venkatesh is the director of the School of Accounting and a William C. Hockett professor of accounting at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). She is the recipient of the 2020 IMA R. Lee Brummet Award and the 2020 IMA Champion Award, and IMA Faculty Leadership Award in 2017. She serves IMA at various levels, including on the Governance Standing Board Committee, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Committee, the chair of the Committee on Academic Relations, and as one of the founding board members of the IMA Platte Valley Chapter in Nebraska.

Dr. Venkatesh teaches managerial accounting and managerial accounting for supply chain management, and her research draws from theories in psychology, organizational behavior, and economics. Her research has been published in The Journal of Management Accounting Research, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, IMA Educational Case Journal, Strategic Finance, and Ethics & Behavior.

Her accomplishments in research, teaching, and service have been recognized with two IMA grants from the Foundation for Applied Research (FAR) in 2009 and 2016, the William C. Hockett Professorship, the UNO Dean's Citation Award for Excellence in Service (2018), UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award (2017), Dean's Citation Award for Excellence in Teaching (2016), College of Business Administration Summer Teaching Fellowship (2015), and the UNO University Committee for Advancement in Teaching Curriculum Development Grant (2014-2015).