Ella Mae Matsumura
Ella Mae Matsumura is the Robert and Monica Beyer Professor of Accounting and also Senior Associate Dean of Academic Programs at the Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ella Mae Matsumura is the Robert and Monica Beyer Professor of Accounting and also Senior Associate Dean of Academic Programs at the Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison. She serves on the Executive Committee of the university’s Center for Quick Response Manufacturing (which analyzes manufacturing and nonmanufacturing organizational processes) in the College of Engineering. She received an A.B. in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of British Columbia. Matsumura has won two teaching excellence awards at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was elected as a lifetime fellow of the university’s
Teaching Academy, formed to promote effective teaching.
Professor Matsumura was a co-winner of the 2010 Notable Contributions to Management Accounting Literature Award (with Jae Yong Shin) and the 2019 Best Journal of Management Accounting Research Paper Award (with Jason Schloetzer). She has served in numerous leadership positions in the American Accounting Association (AAA), including secretary–treasurer and president of the AAA’s Management Accounting Section. She was coeditor of Accounting Horizons and has chaired and served on numerous AAA committees. She currently serves on the editorial boards of several accounting journals. Her past and current research articles focus on decision making, performance evaluation, compensation, supply chain relationships, sustainability, and creativity. She coauthored a monograph on customer profitability analysis in credit unions.