Elise Boyas
Clinical Associate Professor of Business Administration
Elise Boyas


248 Mervis Hall


Elise Boyas began her professional career with Price Waterhouse (currently PricewaterhouseCoopers) where she progressed to the position of senior auditor before moving on to several industry positions. Elise joined the Katz faculty in 2009. Prior to joining Katz, she was on the faculty at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, Walsh University in Ohio, and Rutgers University in New Jersey. She is a certified public accountant (inactive) and a certified management accountant (inactive).

Elise’s role at Katz is centered on teaching and service and she has taught a wide variety of courses in financial and management accounting at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Elise has received multiple teaching awards at Katz including receipt of the CBA Student Impact Award and the Part-Time MBA and MAcc Outstanding Instructor Award. Elise’s research interests center on pedagogical issues.

Courses Recently Taught


  • Financial Accounting (BUSACC0030)
  • Intermediate Financial Reporting 1 (BUSACC1204)
  • Intermediate Financial Reporting 2 (BUSACC1205)


  • Accelerated Intermediate Financial Reporting (BACC2553)
  • International Accounting (BACC2253)
  • Accounting Research and Writing (BACC2557)


  • Financial Accounting (BACC2401)
  • Financial Reporting 1 (BACC2510)
  • Financial Reporting 2 (BACC2511)


  • Financial Accounting (BACC2801)

Research Interests

Pedagogical Issues in Business Education

Professional Service and Activities

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Accounting Education


  • PhD in Accounting, Rutgers University, Newark
  • MBA, Rutgers University, Newark
  • BS in Accounting, Fordham University

Recent Publications

“Teaching Financial Ratio Analysis Using XBRL,” with R. Teeter, 2016, Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 44.

“What is Fair Value? An In-Class Exercise for Accounting Students Using the Case of Zoo Doo,” 2016, Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning 44.

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