Sally WidenerProfessor of Accounting
Office: Room 319
Ph.D. Business Administration (Accounting)
BBA (Summa Cum Laude) Accounting
Cost Accounting (Undergraduate and MBA)
ProfileSally K. Widener is a Professor of Accounting at Clemson University. Previously she was on the faculty at Rice University and Colorado State University. She holds a continuing position as visiting professor at Nyenrode Business University in The Netherlands and lectures internationally on her research. Since earning her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999, Professor Widener has published in top journals including Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting, Organizations and Society and Contemporary Accounting Research. Her research is situated at the intersection of human behavior and management control systems. She received the David Solomons Prize from Management Accounting Research for the best paper published in 2006. Professor Widener is President-Elect of the ABO section of the American Accounting Association and beginning January 2016 will serve as Editor of Journal of Management Accounting Research and Associate Editor of the European Accounting Review. Previously, Professor Widener served as an associate editor of Behavioral Research in Accounting. Professor Widener has received several teaching awards including the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management Alumni Teaching in Excellence Award at Rice University. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas and a Certified Internal Auditor. Prior to earning her Ph.D. she spent twelve years working as an auditor with Price Waterhouse, in various internal audit and controllership positions with a Fortune 500 company, and in retail management.
Selected Research Publications Since 2008