Cassandra E. Burney

Cassandra E. Burney
DBA Scholar
Adjunct Professor of Accounting, Shaw University

Cassandra earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and management from Shaw University and a Master of Accountancy degree from Poole College School of Management at North Carolina State University. Cassandra has experience in both internal and external audits, as well as management leadership. Cassandra works as an accounting instructor at Shaw University, where she teaches financial, managerial, tax and audit courses in the undergraduate accounting program. She enjoys the mentorship aspect of her role at Shaw University and serves as the faculty advisor for the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA).

Cassandra’s goal in obtaining a Doctorate in Business Administration is to further her career by becoming a researcher and preparing herself for a future in a senior administration position in the university system.

Cassandra is actively involved in her community. In her spare time, she serves in several organizations such as the Helping Other People Excel (H.O.P.E) Organization, Institute of Internal Auditors, National Association of Black Accountants, the VITA/TCE Program and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She enjoys spending quality time with her family, traveling, decorating and playing golf.

Her research emphasis will focus on workplace diversity and its impact on minorities within the accounting profession, as well as, education research. The education research will be related to undergraduate level accounting courses regarding course design and content delivery techniques that improve student performance, retention and career readiness.