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Erica E. Harris

Award: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

Sponsor: Dublin City University

Institution: Florida International University

Year: 2021

Erica E. Harris, PhD, CPA is an Associate Professor of accounting at FIU’s School of Accounting. Prior to her appointment she was named the Andrew J. Melton Jr. Associate Professor of accounting at Villanova University and also served as an Assistant Professor of accounting at Rutgers University, Camden. She received her PhD from Temple University, MBA from the University of Miami, and BS from the University of Florida. Her research interests include nonprofit accounting and governance, with a specific focus on donor behaviors. She has published in leading accounting and nonprofit journals such as The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and Nonprofit Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Professor Harris is on the editorial board of the Journal of Governmental and Non-profit Accounting Research and pprofessional honors include Temple University Best Dissertation Award, Sigma Tau Phi Graduate Award in Accounting, American Accounting Association Government and Nonprofit Section Best Paper Awards, Rutgers University School of Business Camden Outstanding Research Award, and Villanova School of Business McDonough Family Faculty Research Award. Erica is also active in the American Accounting Association Government and Nonprofit Section serving as PhD liaison responsible for section grants and student/new faculty events as well as past meeting coordinator. Dr. Harris will be collaborating with accounting faculty at Dublin City University to study Irish nonprofit organizations during her Summer 2022 Fulbright award period.

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