Susan P. Convery





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Nonprofit Modules

Government and Nonprofit Links

Frequently Asked Nonprofit Accounting Questions (FAQ)


Professor of Practice

Michigan State University

Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Ph. D. Michigan State University (1990)
MSA Eastern Michigan University (1979)
BBA Michigan State University (1973)

N235 Business College Complex
Telephone: 517.432.2909

Professional Certifications
Certified Public Accountant (1981)
Certified Government Financial Manager (1995)

Certified Management Accountant (2009)

Area of Expertise
Dr. Convery teaches Principles of Management Accounting to undergraduate business students and government and nonprofit accounting. She has also taught in the financial accounting and taxation areas.


Short Biography
Dr. Convery’s (formerly Kattelus) teaching and research interests are principally in the area of government and nonprofit accounting, including managerial performance and taxation issues. She has been published in The Accounting Review, Issues in Accounting Education, Research in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, and others. Professor Convery has been President of the Government and Nonprofit Section of the American Accounting Association, AAA representative to the Government Accounting Standards Board Advisory Committee (GASAC), and chair of the Michigan Association of CPA’s Nonprofit Committee. She frequently presents at professional accounting conferences. She is an Emeritus Professor from Eastern Michigan University where she was department head for six years. She joined the faculty of Michigan State University in 2008.