Faculty profile

Hema Rao

Professor, Accounting


246 Rich Hall

Office hours

Monday and Wednesday 11:00 - 1:00 pm
Friday 11:00 - 12:00 pm
Also by appointment. 

Dr. Rao received her BS and MBA degrees from Louisiana State University, and her DBA from Mississippi State University.  She is also a licensed CPA from the State of Louisiana.  Appointed in 2000, Dr. Rao teaches courses in auditing, public sector accounting and also delivers web-based instruction.  Her broad research interests include ethics, auditing judgment, teaching issues, and case studies.

Awards and honors

  • Best Overall Paper in Conference, Spring 2006, MBAA International McGraw-Hill/Irwin
  • Best Paper Award for "Machiavellianism Effect on Accounting Ethics Training Programs," presented at the AAA MidAtlantic Meeting in Washington, DC in March 2004.

Classes taught

Fall 2019:

ACC 430 800: MWF 1:50-2:45 pm - 221 Rich Hall
MBA 571 ON1
MBA 571 ON2

Spring 2020:

ACC 430 800: MWF 1:50-2:45 pm - 223 Rich Hall
MBA 574 ON1
MBA 574 ON2