Mary Stone

Hugh Culverhouse Endowed Chair of Accounting

Culverhouse School of Accountancy

Phone: 205-348-2915
Email: mstone@culverhouse.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research

Financial Accounting

Pensions

Auditing

Accounting for Employee Benefits

Education

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MA, University of Central Florida

BA, University of Central Florida

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Florida

Centenial Celebration Award, American Accounting Association. (2016).

Outstanding Paper, American Accounting Association - Western region. (2016).

Outstanding Service Award, American Accounting Association. (2015).

Celebrate Success, University of Alabama. (2013).

FSA/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award, Federated Schools of Accountancy. (2013).

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Government & Nonprofit Accounting. (January 2017 - Present)

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Accounting & Public Policy. (August 2015 - December 2017).

Editorial Review Board Member, Accounting Horizons. (April 2015 - Present).

Officer, Accounting Historians Society (Trustee).

Officer, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. (2016 - 2018).

Officer, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. (2015 - 2018).

Board of Directors, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. (2017).

Board of Directors, Association of International Certified Public Accountants. (2017).

Appointed to Board of Trustees of the Foundation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. (2015).

Elected to Board of Directors, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. (2015).

Education Committee, Alabama State Society of CPAs. (2015).

Selected Publications

Stone, M. S., Beck, A. (2017). Why Municipalities Go Out of Business? Journal of Government Financial Management, 17(02).

Stone, M. S., Beck, A. (2017). Why municipalities fail: Implications for Uncertainty Disclosure. Research in Accounting Regulation, 29(1).

Stone, M. S., Flesher, D., Previts, G. J., Foltin, C. (2017). State and Local Government Pensions at the Crossroads. The CPA Journal, LXXXVII(4), 42 - 51.

Robbins, W. A., Stone, M. S. (2014). New GASB Rules for Pensions: Preparing to Educate Government Stakeholders. Journal of Government Financial Management, 63 (3), 26-31.

Stone, M. S., Attmore, R. (2015). Key to Taxpayers Understanding Government Pension Plan Reporting Changes. ICAM.