Michelle Draeger, CPA Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Accounting Academic Department
(970) 491-6268
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Michelle Draeger joined the faculty at CSU in June of 2018 after completing her doctoral degree at Oklahoma State University. Prior to earning her Ph.D., Michelle worked as an audit manager at CliftonLarsonAllen in Greenwood Village, CO and an audit staff at Deloitte in Milwaukee, WI. Michelle earned her bachelor's degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and is a licensed C.P.A. in the states of Colorado and Wisconsin. 

Michelle teaches Professional Practice: Accounting and Introduction to Accounting, and conducts archival research in the auditing/corporate governance area. Michelle's research includes publications in Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Accounting Literature, Issues in Accounting Education, Accounting and the Public Interest, and has been highlighted by the Center for Audit Quality, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Forbes.com. She currently serves on the editorial review boards for Accounting Horizons, Current Issues in Auditing, Journal of Accounting Literature, and Managerial Auditing Journal.