Dr. Elizabeth Dreike Almer

Elizabeth Dreike Almer, CPA, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor, Meadows Faculty Fellow and Accounting area director. For over a decade Dr. Almer has conducted research on the changing relationship between public accounting firms and their professional employees. Her research has focused on issues related to retention, compensation, work‐life balance, flexible work arrangements and gender and diversity in public accounting. Dr. Almer’s research has been published in Journal of Business Ethics, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, The Journal of Accountancy, The CPA Journal, and several other journals. Most recently, as a member of the AICPA’s Work Life and Women’s Initiative Executive Committee, Dr. Almer has coauthored the AICPA report “A Decade of Changes in the Accounting Profession: Workforce Trends and Human Capital Practices.”