Natalie Churyk

William F. Doyle Endowed Professor of Accountancy




  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Accounting
  • M.B.A., California State University - Long Beach, Finance
  • B.S., California State University - Long Beach, Accounting


Natalie T. Churyk, Ph.D., CPA is the William F. Doyle Endowed Professor of Accountancy at Northern Illinois University (NIU) and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Accounting Education. She joined NIU in 2001 after her doctoral studies and now mostly teaches at the graduate level. Besides her Editor-in-Chief role, significant service includes: editorial review board member of the Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting; President, AAA GIWB Section (2020 – 2021); President-Elect, AAA GIWB Section (2019 – 2020); AAA Council (2016 – 2019); President, AAA TLC Section (2016 - 2018); Vice-President, AAA TLC Section (2014 – 2016); Co-President of the AAA Midwest Region (prior acting President and Vice president) (2013 - 2015); Treasurer of AAA TLC (2009 – 2013); Chair/Co-Chair – the TLC, FIA, and Midwest sections/region Membership Acquisition and Retention committees over the periods 2008-2012; and various other committee member appointments such as the AAA National Membership Committee (2011-2014) and AAA Regions Strategic/Pilot Task Force (now known as Strategic Leader Region Committee) (2012 – 2017).

Professor Churyk has received research grants from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Institute of Management Accountants, and her university. She has also been awarded multiple research, teaching innovation and service awards from her university, AAA sections/regions, North American Accounting Society, Strategic Finance and the AICPA. Her most recent honor (2021) includes the TLC Section Hall of Honor Award sponsored by KPMG Foundation.

Professor Churyk’s research contributes to topics in financial reporting, fraud/ethics, education, and auditing. She has over 140 conference presentations including 15 keynote/plenary speeches and 15 panel presentations. She has amassed over 50 publications in academic and professional journals such as: Journal of Business Research, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, Journal of Forensic Accounting Research, Strategic Finance, CPA Journal, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, Advances in Accounting Education, Global Perspectives on Accounting Education, and Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research. She is a co-author on three textbooks published by John Wiley & Sons: Accounting and Auditing Research: Tools and Strategies, Mastering the FASB’s Codification and eIFRS: A Case Approach, and Accounting & Auditing Research and Databases: Practitioner’s Desk Reference. For over 10 years she was actively involved in developing and delivering CPA Exam Review seminars for NIU and contributed for five years to the Wiley CPA Exam Review: Financial Accounting and Reporting text.

Natalie Churyk


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