2009-10 Faculty Member of the Year Award Recipient: Lawrence Gramling

Dr. Lawrence Gramling, Ph.D, C.P.A. is the assistant head of the accounting department in the School of Business. He has actively participated as a faculty member in the Honors Program for many years. He served on the Board of Associate Honors Directors since 1988. In 1995, he spent eight months as the interim director of the Honors Program.

Dr. Gramling has been the accounting department’s Honors advisor for more than 20 years and recently developed a pre-thesis seminar series of workshops for Accounting majors. He also has taught an Honors section of the Principles of Managerial Accounting course and has directed numerous honors theses for Accounting Honors graduates over the years.

On a professional level, Dr. Gramling has published articles for various academic and professional journals including the Issues in Accounting Education, CPA Journal and the Connecticut CPA Quarterly. His teaching interests include auditing, financial accounting, and managerial accounting. Dr. Gramling’s outreach service includes development of numerous professional education courses and he has been a consultant to various CPA firms concerning their quality of practice. Dr. Gramling was elected as President of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA) in 2000, and continues to serve the CSCPA as a trustee of their Educational Trust Fund. Dr. Gramling served two terms on the American Institute of CPA’s Council, the governing body of the nation’s largest professional association of accountants.

Dr. Gramling received his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Maryland, his M.B.A. from Northeastern University, and his B.S. in accounting from the University of Scranton.