Ola Smith

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Ola Smith
Chair and Professor of Accountancy
(269) 387-5209
(269) 387-5710
3196 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5402
Mailing address: 
Department of Accountancy
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5402 USA
  • Ph.D., Accounting, Michigan State University
  • MBA, Finance, University of Detroit Mercy
  • B.S.B.A., Accounting, University of Detroit
  • Certified Public Accountant
Teaching interests: 
  • Managerial and cost accounting
  • Accounting information systems
Research interests: 
  • Managerial accounting
  • Government and nonprofit organizations

Dr. Ola Smith is chair and a professor in the Department of Accountancy at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business.

She has taught accounting at WMU since 2000.

She is a member of the Michigan State Board of Accountancy and the Board of Examiners for the American Institute of CPAs.

Previously, she worked for Ameritech, Deloitte and the Internal Revenue Service.