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Andrea A. Roberts

Associate Professor
Unit: McIntire School of Commerce
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Office location and address
Rouss & Robertson Halls, Room 377
125 Ruppel Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Ph.D., Accountancy, The George Washington University
B.S., Towson University
CPA (Maryland State Board of Accountancy)

Professor Roberts specializes in issues related to nonprofit financial reporting. Much of her interest relates to how and why nonprofits report financial information and how this information impacts nonprofit stakeholders. She teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Professor Roberts has published articles on nonprofit topics in scholarly journals, including The Accounting ReviewAccounting Horizons; and The Journal of Government and Nonprofit Accounting. Some of her articles have been awarded the “Best Annual Meeting Paper” by the GNP Section of the American Accounting Association. She has also been awarded the “Excellence in Accounting Research” award by the American Accounting Association’s Faculty Diversity and Initiatives Section. She most recently served on the editorial board of Issues in Accounting Education and The Journal of Government and Nonprofit Accounting. She is also an ad hoc reviewer for The Accounting Reviewand Accounting Horizons. She is active in the AAA’s GNP Section and is a past president of the Diversity Section. Professor Roberts is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Ph.D. Project Accounting Doctoral Students Association (charter member).

ZFOR 3503: International Study
Placeholder course for students studying abroad
COMM 5140: Accounting for Decision Making and Control
Credits: 3
How do managers use financial information to help deliver their organization's value proposition? This course will help you actively learn how to prepare and use financial information that can be used by managers when making critical business decisions. This course is designed specifically for accounting, management, marketing and finance majors. Prerequisite: Comm 3110
COMM 5510: Topics in Accounting
Credits: 3
Seminar on Current issues in Accounting.
COMM 5993: Cross Cultural Experience
Credits: 1
This course is for international students engaged in CPT (Curricular Practical Training). Students will report out and reflect on their experiences within professional practice and in their specific discipline.
GCOM 7020: Strategic Cost Management
Credits: 2
This course covers the use of cost data in strategic planning and control to facilitate the development and implementation of business strategies. Restricted to MS in Commerce students.
GCOM 7400: Leading for Success in the Accounting Profession
Credits: 2
The course is designed to expose students to important skills that will be critical in their career development and management. We do this by doing cases and exercises; and learning from professionals about keys to success. Restricted to MS in Accounting Students.