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Amelia Hart lectures in the Department of Accounting and Information Management.  Her experience in accounting spans both the academic and professional arena. Within the profession, Hart has served in such roles as management consultant and controller and has worked in both public and private accounting. Within the academy, Hart has over 15 years of experience at private and public universities in roles that include lecturer, assistant professor, and associate professor. She has served as as the coordinator of curricular and program activities in the accounting program; faculty advisor of Beta Alpha Psi and NABA; and director of diversity initiatives.  Hart is frequently invited to present at professional conferences and seminars including the Tennessee Society of CPAs, Association of Government Accountants, the Alliance for Better Nonprofits, and at other events that capitalize on her knowledge in the accounting environment. Hart is President-elect of the AGA of East TN; Board member for Goodwill Industries of Knoxville; Investment and Endowment Committee member for United Way of Knoxville; Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA) Accounting and Education Committee.  She is the co-chair of the American Accounting Association Diversity Section Mid-Year Meeting. Hart currently teaches financial accounting courses including Intermediate Accounting I and II and Cost Management. Hart's doctoral research: The investor's propensity towards a Type II error in the going concern assessment: An economic evaluation of the relationship between management's good news and unbiased evidence of financial stress in public companies. She is currently the co-writer of the bi-monthly issue of the Tennessee CPA Journal's Accounting and Auditing column.