Lydia Didia, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Accounting, School of Business Administration
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, E356a
E356A OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
Biography

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

Education

B.S.; M.B.A.; Ph.D. (Jackson State), CPA