Rebekah Heath

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Department of Accounting

Office: 3017 Business Building
Mailing Address: 2139 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-5918

Research Goals

Rebekah Heath primarily performs accounting education studies. Her goal is to identify and prepare materials to enhance students’ higher-level cognitive skills.

Current Research & Consulting Projects

  • Visualizing the Accounting Equation through the Use of Accounting Boxes

Major Accomplishments

  • Published in Accounting Horizons, Advances in Accounting, Advances in Accounting Education, Internal Auditor, Journal of Business Case Studies, Journal of Applied Business Research
  • Nominated for numerous university and college teaching awards
  • Served on the American Accounting Association Education Committee
  • Obtained the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certifications

Other Contributions

  • Fogarty, T.J., A. Reinstein, R. Heath, and D. Sinason. 2017. “Why mentoring does not always reduce turnover: The intervening roles of value congruence, organizational knowledge and supervisory satisfaction.” Advances in Accounting, July 25, 2017 preprint. Available at:
  • Fogarty, T.J., A. Reinstein, and R. Heath. 2017. “Are Today’s Young Accountants Different? An Inter-Generational Comparison of Three Psychological Attributes.” Accounting Horizons, 31(2), June: 83-104.
  • Benson, S. and R. Heath. 2015. “Professional Skepticism: A Conversation between an Attorney and an Auditor on Cultivating a Skeptical Mindset”. Tennessee Society of CPAs Journal, September/October: 28-31.
  • Heath, R., and T. Staggs. 2015. “Professional Skepticism: Foundation of Objectivity “. Internal Auditor, April: 52-56

Areas of Teaching

Accounting for Business Operations, Accounting for Finance and Investing Activities, Financial Reporting, Accounting Theory and History, International Accounting


PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1999
Major: Accounting

MPA, Weber State University, 1989
Major: Accounting

BS, University of Utah, 1988
Major: Accounting