Susan F Havranek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting, School of Business Administration
Business Administration Graduate Faculty
Information Systems Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6483
Office Location: Olmsted Building, E356
Mailing Address:
E356 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Susan Havranek joined Penn State Harrisburg in 2012.  She teaches undergraduate and graduate financial reporting and international accounting.  She has a Ph. D. in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting from Arizona State University.  Dr. Havranek has corporate accounting experience and prior teaching experience.  She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  She has published in various journals including Managerial Finance, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Journal of the Academy of Finance, and Review of Business Research. 

Research Interests
The effects of voluntary disclosures on market valuation and litigation likelihood
Changes in dividend policy over time and across different size classifications
Changes in the disclosure of information by non-for-profit organizations and its impact on donations
The growth of reporting for environmental liabilities and sustainability issues and market reaction to the level and style of reporting chosen by management