Department of Accounting

Why Accounting?

Any seasoned business executive can tell you that a skilled accountant is key to the success of any venture. Because of this, accounting today is a huge field with many job opportunities. The demand for candidates with degrees in accounting is only projected to increase further.

Our partners

Lindner College has fostered long-term relationships with the leading accounting firms such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), FORVIS, Grant Thornton, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Professional experience

Accounting students at Lindner have the added benefit of using co-ops and internships to test out the accounting field and determine whether they are passionate about being a public accountant, a tax consultant, a corporate budget analyst, an internal auditor, or an accounting director in governmental agencies.


The accounting faculty have varied research and related interests, publish in high-quality accounting journals, and serve as reviewers and editors for industry-leading journals journals.

Contact Us

Department of Accounting
Carl H. Lindner Hall
2906 Woodside Drive
PO Box 210211
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0211
Phone: 513-556-7040
Fax: 513-558-6278

Nan Zhou, PhD
Department Head, Professor, Norwood and Marjorie Geis Chair of Accounting
Office: 2460 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7251

Toshia Watkins
Department Manager
Phone: 513-556-7040