Margaret Shackell

Assistant Professor, Accounting and Business Law
Phone: 607-274-1314
Office: Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise 317, Ithaca, NY 14850
Speciality: Accounting, Performance Measurement, Incentives, Decision Making


Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1999

M. Acc University of Waterloo, 1990

Honours B. A. University of Waterloo (Accounting), 1989


Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario)

Courses Recently Taught

  • Accounting Analytics
  • Auditing
  • Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting

Academic Appointments

2017-Present Assistant Professor, Ithaca College School of Business and Director

2007-2017 Lecturer, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University.

2000-2007 Assistant Professor, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

Professional Experience

1991-1993 National Professional Development Coordinator, BDO Dunwoody

1988-1989; 1990-1991 Staff Accountant, BDO Dunwoody

1985, 1986, 1987 Staff Accountant, McLean, Capin & Jamieson

Research Interests

Performance Measurement, Incentives, Decision Making, Subjectivity, Ratcheting