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Overview

  • Linda joined the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in the fall of 2013. She is an Associate Professor of Accounting. Linda's research and teaching interests include both financial and governmental/nonprofit accounting. Before joining UNH, Linda was a visiting assistant professor at Georgia State University. Previous to that she was a Fiscal Director for a Component Unit of the State of Tennessee, and she taught accounting courses at the University of Tennessee (Chattanooga) and the University of South Florida. Since joining UNH, Linda's research has been published in various peer-reviewed accounting academic journals including the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Accounting Horizons; Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting; Advances in Accounting. Linda served as the Director of the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program from 2020 - 2023. She has also been recognized for her teaching with the Paul College Excellence in Teaching Award [in 2020] and the Alan Freeman Award/Prize for outstanding teaching in the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) Program in Paul College [in 2016 & 2020].
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2022 Deferred outflows of resources and deferred inflows of resources and municipal bond borrowing costJournal of Accounting and Public Policy.  41:106948-106948. 2022
    2021 The Association between Board Composition, Board Governance and Charity Care Provided by Nonprofit HospitalsJournal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting.  10:50-85. 2021
    2018 Do hospitals earn their nonprofit status? Evidence from New Hampshire in 2012Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management.  30:69-85. 2018
    2017 The Association between Compensated Absences Liabilities and Interest Cost on Public School Districts' General Obligation BondsAccounting Horizons.  31:37-55. 2017
    2016 The effects of the method used to present a complex item on the face of a financial statement on nonprofessional investors' judgmentsAdvances in Accounting: a Research Annual.  34:77-89. 2016
    2016 Excel in the accounting curriculum: perceptions from accounting professorsAccounting Education: An International Journal.  25:139-166. 2016
    2014 Towards an understanding of excel functional skills needed for a career in public accounting: Perceptions from public accountants and accounting studentsJournal of Accounting Education.  32:113-129. 2014
    2009 Towards an Understanding of Accounting Information Systems as a Discipline: A Comparative Analysis of Topical Coverage in AIS and MIS CoursesAIS Educator Journal.  4:1-15. 2009

    Article

    Year Title
    2023 Investigating the Market Reaction to Components of Deferred Outflows and Deferred Inflows of Resources on Municipal Financial Statements 2023

    Conference Paper

    Year Title
    Regulated Public Accessibility to Municipal Financial Reports and Bond Interest Cost
    The Effect of Board Structure, Board Policies, and Financial Position on Charity Care Provided by Nonprofit Hospitals

    Teaching Activities

  • Governmental Accounting Taught course 2022
  • Inter. Fin. Acct. I Taught course 2022
  • Topics in Accounting Taught course 2022
  • Ethics & Non-Profit Accounting Taught course 2021
  • Governmental Accounting Taught course 2021
  • Inter. Fin. Acct. I Taught course 2021
  • Ethics & Non-Profit Accounting Taught course 2020
  • Governmental Accounting Taught course 2020
  • Inter. Fin. Acct. I Taught course 2020
  • Ethics & Non-Profit Accounting Taught course 2019
  • Governmental Accounting Taught course 2019
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2018
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2018
  • Internships in Accounting Taught course 2018
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2017
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2017
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2017
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2017
  • Internships in Accounting Taught course 2017
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2016
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2016
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2016
  • Ind Studies in Accounting Taught course 2016
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2015
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2015
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2015
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2015
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2015
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2014
  • Intermed Financial Accting I Taught course 2014
  • Financial Accounting Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Accounting, University of Tennessee
  • M.S. Accounting, University of Tennessee
  • Ph.D. Business Admin - Accounting, University of South Florida
  • Full Name

  • Linda Ragland
  • Mailing Address

  • University of New Hampshire, Paul College of Business and Economics

    Accounting and Finace, Office 365D

    10 Garrison Avenue

    Durham, New Hampshire  03824

    United States