Lydia Didia, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Business Administration
Business Administration Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6152
Office Location: Olmsted Building, E356a
Mailing Address:
E356A OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Dr. Didia joined the faculty at Penn State Harrisburg as an assistant professor of accounting in August of 2016. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting from Jackson State University. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from Jackson State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from State University of New York, Brockport. She is a certified public accountant. She taught at Jackson state university and also at Belhaven University in Mississippi. She has over 13 years of auditing experience with the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Accounting Association (AAA)
  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
Research Interests
Effects of rules and regulations on decision behaviors of different stake holders in the US and developing countries.
Audit Quality and Audit Risk
Outsourcing and offshoring of business activities
Internal control
Risk evaluation and contingency planning