Stephanie Grimm

Associate Professor, Accounting

grim2463@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4176

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 455A
Minneapolis, MN 55403

B.S.B.A., , Boston University
M.A., Business Administration, Boston University - School of Management
Masters, Master of Accountancy, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management

See publications in UST Research Online

Stephanie Dehning Grimm received a Ph. D. in business administration (accounting) and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Minnesota in 2009 and a B.S.B.A. from Boston University in 2000. She earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2003. Her research interests include accounting quality, internal controls, corporate governance and incorporating writing into the accounting curriculum.

She has published her research in Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education and Advances in Accounting Education. She has presented her research at various conferences, including the Doctoral Colloquium for the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (Sydney, Australia), the Conference for Corporate Governance and Fraud Prevention (George Mason University, Virginia), the Accounting Research Workshop (University of Bern, Switzerland), the AAA Annual Meetings (New York and Denver), and the Midwest AAA Meetings (St. Louis and Minneapolis). She was awarded the Best Education Paper Award at the American Accounting Association Midwest Region Meeting in 2014 for her paper "Learning Logs: Incorporating Writing to Learn Assignments into Accounting Courses." She is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and the CFA Institute. Before pursuing her academic career, she enjoyed a four-year consulting career as a senior analyst at The Michel/Shaked Group in Boston. Grimm teaches courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis.

Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
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Fall 2015 Courses
Fall 2015 Courses
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ACCT 210 - 01 Intro to Financial Accounting M - W - - - - 0915 - 1055 TMH 357
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 42825
Financial accounting is an integral part of the planning, reporting and control functions of every business. Financial accounting data provide insights about the firm's financial condition, operating results, cash flows and capital structure to facilitate decision making. This course introduces the primary financial statements, fundamental financial accounting terminology and calculations, as well as the interpretation and analysis of financial statements. Ethical aspects of accounting are included. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
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ACCT 210 - 02 Intro to Financial Accounting M - W - - - - 1115 - 1255 TMH 357
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 42832
Financial accounting is an integral part of the planning, reporting and control functions of every business. Financial accounting data provide insights about the firm's financial condition, operating results, cash flows and capital structure to facilitate decision making. This course introduces the primary financial statements, fundamental financial accounting terminology and calculations, as well as the interpretation and analysis of financial statements. Ethical aspects of accounting are included. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
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ACCT 601 - 203 Financial Accounting See Details * *
Description of course Financial Accounting : CRN: 42864
Financial accounting is an integral part of the planning, reporting and control functions of every business. It is a means to achieving insights about the firm's financial condition, operating results, cash flows and ownership and capital structure. This course covers the fundamental terminology and calculations of financial accounting and reporting, as well as the comprehension and interpretation of financial statements. Ethical aspects of accounting are included. -- Prerequisite: None
Schedule Details
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SCH 4211730-213015 Sep '15
SCH 4211730-213006 Oct '15
SCH 4211730-213027 Oct '15
SCH 4211730-213017 Nov '15
SCH 4211730-213008 Dec '15
J-Term 2016 Courses
J-Term 2016 Courses
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2009 - present)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis (2004 - 2009)
  • Instructor, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis (2006 - 2007)
  • Senior Analyst, The Michel/Shaked Group, Boston (2000 - 2004)
  • Assistant to Camp Director, Cathedral of the Pines Camp (Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Lutsen (1998 - 2000)
  • Budgeting & Planning Intern, Sydney Organizing Committee - Sydney Olympics, Sydney (2000 - 2000)
  • Teaching Assistant, Boston University, Boston (1997 - 1998)

Professional Memberships
  • AAA - American Accounting Association
  • CFA Society of Minnesota

Public Service
  • Mount Olivet Young Marrieds Service & Social Committee, Other
  • Mount Olivet Youth Group Volunteer, Other

Publications
  • Grimm, S. D. (2015). Learning logs: Incorporating writing to learn assignments into accounting courses. Issues in Accounting Education, (30)(2), pp. 79-104
  • Grimm, S. D., & White, S. W. (2014). A simulation study of the influences of PCAOB regulatory guidance on the internal control audit process: An analysis of relationships, risk and information sharing. Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, (18), pp. 33-67
  • Grimm, S. D. (2012). The role of accounting quality in securities class action lawsuits. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, (4)(1), pp. 147-185
  • Grimm, S. D., & Hoag, D. F. (2012). Gemini communications: A case study comparing U.S. GAAP and IFRS revenue recognition. Journal of Accounting Education, (29), pp. 174-190
  • Grimm, S. D., & Hoag, D. F. (2012). International accounting convergence: A writing assignment. Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, (13), pp. 383-404

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Business Education
  • Economic Markets - Domestic
  • Governance

Presentations
  • "Writing analyst reports with revisions: Assignment with milestones to achieve learning" AAA - American Accounting Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 01, 2014
  • "Learning logs; Incorporating writing to learn assignments into accounting courses" AAA - American Accounting Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 01, 2014
  • "Writing analyst reports with revisions: Assignment with milestones to achieve learning" American Accounting Association, Atlanta, Georgia, August 01, 2014
  • "Incorporating writing to learn assignments into accounting courses" AAA Conference on Teaching and Learning Accounting, Anaheim, California, August 01, 2013
  • "A simulation study of the influence of PCAOB regulatory guidance on the internal control audit process" OCB Faculty Research Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2013
  • "Supporting student writing across the curriculum: Writing as a means of learning course content" Minnesota Colleges & Universities English and Writing Conference, Bloomington, Minnesota, April 01, 2013
  • "A simulation study of the effects of perceived risk and information sharing on the internal control reporting process" AAA - American Accounting Association Midwest Region, St. Louis, MO, October 01, 2012
  • "A simulation study of the effects of perceived risk and information sharing on the internal control reporting process" AAA - American Accounting Association, Denver, CO, August 01, 2011
  • "A simulation study of the effects of perceived risk and information sharing on the internal control reporting process" AAA - American Accounting Association, Denver, CO, August 01, 2011
  • "The role of accounting quality in securities class action lawsuits" AAA - American Accounting Association, New York, New York, August 01, 2009
  • "The role of accounting quality in securities class action lawsuits" Accounting Research Workshop at University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, June 01, 2009
  • "The role of accounting quality in securities class action lawsuits" Corporate Governance & Fraud Prevention at Geo Mason University, Fairfax, VA, May 01, 2009
  • "The Merits of Securities Class Action Lawsuits:" AFAANZ Accounting Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia- NSW, July 01, 2008