Colleeen Boland

Colleen M. Boland

  • Associate Professor, Accounting
  • Chair, Lubar College of Business Executive Committee


PhD, Accounting, Michigan State University
MBA, University of Wisconsin – Madison
BS, Accounting, Marquette University
CPA, Michigan

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Boland specializes in auditing and accounting information systems. Her research interests include auditing standard setting, internal controls, corporate governance, audit and auditor quality, and corporate voluntary disclosure.

She teaches accounting information systems. Dr. Boland began her career in public accounting in Milwaukee with PricewaterhouseCoopers.  She also worked with EY and Crowe Horwath before starting her virtual practice supporting nonprofit organizations.

Professional Activities

Dr. Boland is a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Accounting Association.

Best Paper, Accounting Horizons, Volume 29, Issue 3 (September 2015).
Accelerated Filing Deadlines, Internal Controls, and Financial Statement Quality: The Case of Originating Misstatements, Colleen M. Boland, Scott N. Bronson, Chris E. Hogan