School of BusinessFaculty and Research

Carolyn Norman
Chair, Department of Accounting
Area: Accounting

Snead Hall
301 W. Main Street
PO Box 844000
Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
Office: B3117
Phone: (804) 828-1608

PhD, Texas A&M Univ College Sta*, 1998.

Dr. Norman has been the Chair of the Accounting Department at Virginia Commonwealth University since November 2010. From 2002 to 2010, Dr. Norman was a faculty member in the Accounting Department at VCU and taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as two doctoral seminars. She has more than 50 publications in accounting and education journals, including The Accounting Review; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Behavioral Research in Accounting, Behaviour and Information Technology, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Journal of Information Systems; and Issues in Accounting Education. She is also a co-author on three books: a textbook for Accounting Information Systems, a research book on Corporate Governance, and a book on XBRL Essentials with Charles Hoffman.

Licensures and Certifications
CPA License, Virginia State Board of Accountancy.-Present).
Published Intellectual Contributions
Journal Article
Rose, J., Brink, A. G., Norman, C. S. (in press). The Effects of Compensation Structures and Monetary Rewards on Managers' Decisions to Blow the Whistle. Journal of Business Ethics. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-016-3222-7
Rose, A. M., Norman, C. S., Rose, J. . (2016). Material Control Weakness Corrections: The Enduring Effects of Trust in Management. Behavioral Research in Accounting.
Brink, A. G., Norman, C. S., Wier, B. (2016). Attained Education and Promotion in Public Accounting. (vol. 31 (3), pp.301-320). Issues in Accounting Education. DOI: 10.2308/iace-51244
Rose, J., Mazza, C., Rose, A., Norman, . (2014). Will Disclosure of Friendship Ties Between Directors and CEOs Yield Perverse Effects?. (vol. 89 (4), pp.1545-1563). The Accounting Review.
Tang, F., Wang, X., Norman, C. (2013). An investigation of the impact of media capabilities and extraversion on social presence and user satisfaction. (vol. 32 (10), pp.1060-1073). Behaviour & Information Technology.
Rose, A., Rose, J., Norman, C. (2013). Is the Objectivity of Internal Audit Compromised when the Internal Audit Function is a Management Training Ground?. (vol. 53(4), pp.1001-1019). Accounting and Finance.
Rose, J., Mazza, C., Norman, C., Rose, A. (2013). The Influence of Director Stock Ownership and Board Discussion Transparency on Financial Reporting Quality. (vol. 38 (5), pp.397-405). Accounting, Organizations and Society.
Guthrie, C., Norman, C., Rose, J. (2012). Chief Audit Executives' Evaluations of Whistle-Blowing Allegations. (vol. 24 (2), pp.87-99). Behavioral Research in Accounting.
Rose, J., McKay, B., Norman, C., Rose, A. (2012). Designing Decision Aids to Promote the Development of Expertise. (vol. 26 (1), pp.7-34). Journal of Information Systems.
Cereola, S., Norman, C., Wier, B. (2012). Impact of Top Management Team on Firm Performance in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. (vol. 31 (9), pp.889-907). Behaviour & Information Technology.
Norman, C., Rose, J., Suh, I. (2011). Effects of audit committee expertise and recognition versus disclosure on Chief Audit Executives' tolerance for financial misstatement. (vol. 36 (2), pp.102-108). Accounting, Organizations and Society.
Jonas, G., Norman, C. (2011). Textbook websites: User technology acceptance behaviour. (vol. 30 (2), pp.147-159). Behaviour & Information Technology.
Jones, A., Norman, C., Wier, B. (2010). Healthy Lifestyle as a Coping Mechanism for Role Stress in Public Accounting. (vol. 22 (1), pp.21-41). Behavioral Research in Accounting.
Norman, C., Rose, A., Rose, J. (2010). Internal audit reporting lines, fraud risk decomposition, and assessments of fraud risk. (vol. 35 (5), pp.546-557). Accounting, Organizations and Society.
Rose, J., Norman, C., Rose, A. (2010). Perceptions of investment risk associated with material control weakness pervasiveness and disclosure detail. (vol. 85 (5), pp.1787-1807). The Accounting Review.
Simkin, M., Rose, J., Norman, C. (2014). Core Concepts of Accounting Information Systems, 13th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
Simkin, M., Rose, J., Norman, C. (2011). Core Concepts of Accounting Information Systems, 12th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..