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Kathy Springer

Accounting - Professor
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MPA, University of Texas-Austin
B.A., Hastings College (NE)
Certified Public Accountant
[PhD Candidate (ABD, Accounting), University of Missouri, Columbia]

  • Research and research interests
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and their impact/ implementation in the United States; Taxation - tax compliance, taxpayer/practitioner judgment and decision making, and employee benefits


  • Teaching experience
12th year at Doane
Previous teaching at
    University of Missouri, Columbia
    University of Texas, Austin
    KPMG - Tax Level I

  • Publication:
Kathy Springer, "Employee Utilization of (Participation in) Flexible Benefit Plans Providing Dependent Care and Medical Flexible Spending Accounts: Evidence from a Sample Survey," presented at 1994 Midwest AAA Conference; abstract in Proceedings of the 1994 Midwest AAA Conference, 1994

  • Other Academic Work:
Editorial Reviewer (1983-1990) for Dr. Glenn A. Welsch, University of Texas at Austin for the following textbooks:
1.    Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (Welsch, Anthony and Short, 4th ed.; Welsch and Short, 5th ed. -- wrote special supplement on income taxes)
2.    Intermediate Accounting (Welsch, other authors varied, 7th and 8th eds.; also, computer-coded test bank and verified accuracy of content)

  • Professional memberships
American Accounting Association
Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Secretariat, Cursillo de Cristiandad (Finance Committee)
Diocesan Secretariat, Cursillo Movement of Lincoln (Treasurer/Secretary)

  • Courses taught

Financial Accounting (ACC103)
    Managerial Accounting (ACC104)
    Intermediate Accounting I and II (ACC 231 and ACC 232)
    Advanced Accounting I and II [(ACC 331 and ACC 332) / ACC 321]
    Federal Taxation I and II [(ACC 315 and ACC 415) / ACC 322]
    Managerial Cost Accounting (ACC 335)
    Systems/Applied Accounting (ACC 411)
    Auditing (ACC 427)
    Personal Financial Planning (ITM 129)