Susan S. Hamlen is the former Department Chair and Associate Professor of Accounting at the University at Buffalo School of Management. She received her PhD and MS at Purdue University and her BS at the University of California, Berkeley.
Professor Hamlen is the author of Advanced Accounting 4e and previously co-authored 12 editions of advanced accounting texts. She has taught courses in advanced accounting for over twenty-four years and courses in financial accounting for over nine years, at the undegraduate and graduate levels.
Professor Hamlen's research interests are in the area of reporting for financial derivatives and international reporting. She has publications in Journal of Derivatives Accounting, Theoretical Economics Letters, and in other accounting and analysis journals.
Professor Hamlen is an active member of the American Accounting Association and other accounting, analysis, and business organizations.