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College of Business Administration

College of Business Administration

Student Success Center
1001 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Dean's Office
2019 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Rebekah Heath

Teaching Professor heath
Department of Accounting
Office:2071 Business Building
Mailing Address:2139 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane 
Manhattan, KS 66506

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: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adiac.2017.07.004
  • 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