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Cynthia Turner

Senior Lecturer, Accounting and MIS


PhD, The Ohio State University
MS, The Ohio State University
BS, North Carolina A&T State University


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 MS 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.

Contact Information

430 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-4023