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Pinky Rusli, PhD, MBA
Pinky Rusli, PhD, MBA
- Assistant Professor - Accounting
Teaching Area(s)
Accounting for Decision Makers
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Principles of Financial Accounting
Intermediate Accounting III

PhD, Accounting, University of Kentucky, 2017

MBA, National University of Singapore, 2009

MBA, Peking University, 2009

BS, Accounting, Parahyangan Catholic University, 2001

Dr. Rusli’s teaching expertise encompasses various financial accounting courses, and her prior work experience in industry has informed her teaching. Dr. Rusli began her accounting career as an SAP consultant and trainer, and she moved up the ranks to become a senior accounting manager and a financial controller at companies in Indonesia and Singapore. Prior to joining Western Kentucky University, she was an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Montana State University.

Recent Publications

"Taming Accounting Complexities: Be a Savvy Reader" (with D. Ziebart and X Zhao), New Accountant, 2022.

"When a ‘Cautious, Safety-Seeking’ Corporate Culture Leads to Aggressive Reporting Behavior" (with N.J. Fessler and R. Williamson), Management Accounting Quarterly, 2020.

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