Name: Dr. Megan M. Burke
Title: Assistant Professor of Accounting
Office Location: Dyson 353
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2744
Degrees Held:

Ph.D. in Accounting from Virginia Tech - 2010

Master of Accountancy from The College of William & Mary - 2001

Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Virginia Tech - 2000


CPA - Virginia


Dr. Burke earned her Ph.D. in Accounting from Virginia Tech, her Masters of Accountancy from The College of William & Mary, and her Bachelor's of Science in Accounting from Virginia Tech. She worked in corporate tax for Arthur Andersen and as a tax manager in the Family Wealth Management group at Argy, Wiltse, & Robinson. At AWR, she focused on high net worth individual taxation, gift and estate planning, compensation planning, option planning, and retirement planning. Dr. Burke previously taught at Old Dominion University and Texas A&M University - Commerce covering courses in taxation, research, managerial accounting, financial accounting, and information systems.


Burke, M. J., Burke, M. M., Gates, S. (2017). To Amend or Not to Amend: A Tax Consulting Case. Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 40, 55-62.

Bristor, J., Burke, M. (2016). Academic Integrity Policies: Has Your Institution Implemented an Effective Policy? The Accounting Educators’ Journal, Special Edition, 1-10.

Burke, M., Gossett, D., Haskin, D. (2016). Transferring ownership of small, closely-held business. Today’s CPA, Nov/Dec, 38-41.

Burke, M., Haskin, D., (2016). Incorporating Sustainability Issues into the Financial Accounting Curriculum. American Journal of Business Education, 9(2), 49-55.

Burke, M., (2015) Benefits of an employee stock ownership plan in succession planning. Journal of Accountancy, October, 64-68.

Burke, M., Gates, S., (2015). Using a practical case to introduce and apply managerial accounting cost concepts. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 15(7), 22-33.

Burke, M., Gandolfi, W., (2014). U.S. Accounting Education: Misalignment with the Needs of Small and Medium Companies. American Journal of Business Education, 7(4), 339-347.

Burke, M., (2014). Analysis of Small Credit Union Trends and Opportunities for Accountants. Accounting and Finance Research, 3(4), 15-23.

Research Interests:

ESOPs, tax compliance, tax aggressiveness, pedagogical research


American Accounting Association

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants