Dr. Bill Hahn

Professor of Accounting bhahn@seu.edu

Degrees Earned

BS in Accounting, Ball State University
MBA in Finance, University of Toledo
DBA in Management and Accounting, Nova Southeastern University
Certified Public Accountant


Before going into education, Dr. Bill Hahn gained 20 years of experience in the banking industry as both a CFO and COO for publicly traded companies. In his banking career, he managed several areas, including accounting, investments, loan and deposit operations, legal, facilities and human resources. He was also with Ernst & Young, CPAs, for four years. Prior to his career at Southeastern, Dr. Hahn taught for eight years and served as a division chair at the College of St. Joseph in Vermont. Dr. Hahn has contributed numerous academic, refereed and trade practitioner publications to his field and has written a monthly business trends column for the Rutland Herald newspaper. His academic articles have appeared in Issues in Accounting Education, Christian Higher Education: An International Journal of Research and Practice, the Journal of Accounting and Finance, Accounting Forum, The Journal of Education for Business, International Journal of Bank Marketing and Journal of Services Marketing. He is also a co-author of a textbook published by Pearson, titled Forensic Accounting.

He believes that the classroom is a place to help students learn both the theoretical and the applied aspects of their chosen career field.

Dr. Hahn teaches Intermediate Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Strategic Management and has research interests in accounting theory, strategic planning and assessment of learning.