Dr. Audrey N. Scarlata

Assistant Professor

Dr. Audrey N. Scarlata
615-898-2625
Room N401, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 50, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Departments/Programs

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky (2009)
  • M.B.A., Morehead State University, KY (2003)
  • B.B.A., Morehead State University, KY (2000)

Areas of Expertise

Managerial Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Internal Audit

Biography

 Audrey Scarlata holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and an M.B.A. and B.B.A. from Morehead State University. Prior to joining Middle Tennessee State University, Dr. Scarlata taught Accounting Information Systems and Managerial Accounting at the University of Louisville. At MTSU she teaches Internal Audit as well as Managerial and Cost Accounting. Dr. Scarlata is the current coordinator of the Internal Audit Education Partnership (IAEP) Program. The MTSU departmen...

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 Audrey Scarlata holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and an M.B.A. and B.B.A. from Morehead State University. Prior to joining Middle Tennessee State University, Dr. Scarlata taught Accounting Information Systems and Managerial Accounting at the University of Louisville. At MTSU she teaches Internal Audit as well as Managerial and Cost Accounting. Dr. Scarlata is the current coordinator of the Internal Audit Education Partnership (IAEP) Program. The MTSU department of Accounting is one of less than 50 schools to hold this designation. Dr. Scarlata works closely with the Nashville chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Nashville business community to coordinate activities with the student chapters of the IIA and Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), of which she serves as the faculty advisor.  Her primary area of research focuses on Accounting and Audit technology and how technology and knowledge interact to affect decision outcomes in financial analysis and audit tasks. Dr. Scarlata also conducts research on the current and future state of the accounting profession, critical thinking education and mentor relationships in accounting. Previous articles have been published in journals such as Accounting Horizons, Critical Perspectives on Accounting and the CPA journal. Forthcoming work will be published in the Journal of Information Systems.

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