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Cynthia W. Turner

Senior Lecturer of Accounting & MIS

Contact Information

430 Fisher Hall
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Telephone: (614) 292-4023
Fax: (614) 292-2118


  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University
  • M.A., The Ohio State University
  • B.S., North Carolina A&T State University
Areas of Expertise
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Diversity Issues in Accounting
  • AMIS 3600 - Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
    The design of accounting information systems; focus is on business processes and internal control.

Cynthia W. Turner joined the Department of Accounting and MIS in the autumn of 2013 as a senior lecturer of accounting. Cynthia comes to Fisher having served on the faculty of the Department of Accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for more than 17 years. Most recently, she served as lecturer and associate director of the department’s undergraduate accountancy program. Cynthia has a MA and PhD in accounting from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and a BS in accounting from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC.

Cynthia taught courses in managerial accounting and auditing at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As a researcher, Cynthia’s scholarly work has been published in the Journal of Accounting Research and the International Journal of Accounting.  Prior to beginning her academic career, she was a practicing accountant at EY. Cynthia is a certified public accountant and member of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.