Meet our Advisors:


Cynthia Firey Eakin, PhD

Dr. Cynthia Eakin is an Associate Professor of Accounting. She currently serves as the Interim Associate Dean of the Eberhardt School of Business.

Dr. Eakin earned a Ph.D. in accounting as well as a Master of Accounting degree with special emphasis in taxation from The Florida State University in 1993. She has over 20 years of teaching experience in all areas of accounting and taxation at both the graduate and undergraduate level. She was an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii's Manoa campus for four years before coming to the Eberhardt School. She has published research in the areas of earnings management, disclosure ethics, and insider trading.