Mary P. Mindak is an associate professor of accounting in the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University.
She graduated from Miami University with a BS in Accountancy and a Masters of Accountancy and received her PhD from the University of Cincinnati. Professor Mindak worked at Ernst & Young as an auditor in the Financial Services and Healthcare industries. She also worked in corporate accounting at Western & Southern Life Insurance Company. Dr. Mindak’s research focuses on areas affecting audit risk, including aggressive reporting, earnings management, fraud, bankruptcy, and corporate responsibility. Her work has been published in Issues in Accounting Education, Research in Accounting Regulation, Managerial Auditing Journal, Journal of Accounting Ethics and Public Policy, and The CPA Journal. She currently teaches Auditing and Financial Reporting at DePaul University. She has experience with case
competitions through her previous work as the faculty advisor for DECA (a
student organization with multiple case competitions each year) and the PwC
Corporate Challenge Case Competition.