Maggie Knight, DBA, CPA, CGMA

Maggie Knight, DBA, CPA, CGMA

Maggie Knight, DBA, CPA, CGMA

Assistant Professor
Director, Master of Accounting Program
Heider College of Business

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Accounting and Business Intelligence & Analytics

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Assistant Professor

Biography

Maggie Knight is currently an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Heider College of Business and Director of the Master of Accounting Program. She earned her doctorate at Creighton University in 2018, and has an interest in behavioral accounting research, particularly burnout and alternative work arrangements in public accounting. Up until August 2016, she served as the chief financial officer for the primary and specialty care networks of physicians in CHI Health, serving over 800 providers and 140 locations. Maggie originally joined CHI Health in 2008 as the System Controller, where she oversaw accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, financial analysis, capital planning, benchmarking, and decision support/cost accounting for the health system.  Prior to her time with CHI Health, Maggie spent seven years in public accounting with KPMG, where she served healthcare clients throughout the Midwest. 

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • , 25, 166-181
  • , 36, 23-34
  • , 34 (2), 118-141
  • , 9 (1), 109-125
  • , February, 22-27

Presentations

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Burnout in public accounting
    Alternative work arrangements in public accounting
    Mission and pedagogy in Jesuit business schools
     

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award, American Accounting Association Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Section, 2021
  • Nebraska Society of CPAs Outstanding Accounting Educator Award, Nebraska Society of CPAs , 2021
  • Union Pacific Research Fellowship, 2021, 2021
  • Creighton University IGGY Award, 2021, 2021
  • Best Paper from an Early Scholar Award, American Accounting Association Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Section, 2021
  • 2020 KPMG Best Paper Award, American Accounting Association Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Section , 2021
  • Heider Senate Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2019, 2019
  • Heider Senate Teacher of the Year, 2018, 2018
  • Heider College of Business Graduate Student of the Year, 2018, 2018
  • Heider Senate Teach of the Year Nominee, 2017, 2017
  • Creighton University Rookie of the Year Nominee, 2017, 2017
  • Recognized as Outstanding Faculty Member by Student Athletes, 2017, 2017
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Small Research Grant, 2017, 2017
  • American Accounting Association FARS Doctoral Consortium, 2017, 2017