PwC Professor of Accountancy
Natalie T. Churyk, Ph.D., CPA is the PwC 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. Besides her editor-in-chief role, significant service includes:
Churyk has received research grants from AICPA/CIMA, 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 honors include: 2022 EY Foundation sponsored AAA TLC Best Paper Award, 2022 ICPAS Outstanding Educator Award, 2021 KPMG Foundation sponsored AAA TLC Section Hall of Honor Award, 2020 North American Accounting Society Distinguished Paper Award, 2019 NIU Accountancy Department Outstanding Research Award, 2019 AAA Forensic Accounting Section Best Teaching Innovation Award.
Churyk’s research contributes to topics in financial reporting, fraud/ethics, education and auditing. She has over 150 conference presentations including 19 keynote/plenary speeches and 18 panel presentations. She has amassed over 50 publications in academic and professional journals such as:
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.