Faculty & Staff

Michael D. Slaubaugh

Associate Professorphoto of associate profesor, Michael Slaubaugh

Department: Accounting
Office: Neff Hall 350A
Office Phone: 260-481-6465
Office Fax: 260-481-6879
E-mail: slaubau@ipfw.edu
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Dr. Michael Slaubaugh received a Ph.D. in accounting from Indiana University in 1992. He joined the faculty of the Richard T. Doermer School of Business faculty in 1995. Professor Slaubaugh previously taught at Ball State University, Indiana University, University of Tennessee, and Ashland University.

Interests and Research

Professor Slaubaugh's teaching interests include financial, managerial, and governmental accounting at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He emphasizes problem solving, critical thinking, and international aspects of accounting using real world examples.

Dr. Slaubaugh's current research is in the areas of financial accounting and accounting education. His research has appeared in various publication outlets including the Accounting Research Journal, The CPA Journal, and Journal of Accounting Education. His paper in the Accounting Research Journal won the journal's Manuscript Award for that year (2000). He is a member of American Accounting Association and Indiana CPA Society and has presented at several meetings including the Financial Management Association, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, and Hawaii International Business Conference.


Dr. Slaubaugh is very active in the student life at IPFW. He is the faculty advisor to the Accounting Society and Beta Gamma Sigma and is also involved with Delta Sigma Pi and Global Christian Fellowship.

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Awards and Recognition

  • David Gotlob Excellence in Teaching Award (2000, 2005, 2010)
  • Who's Who Among American Teachers (2004)
  • The Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching Award (2002)
  • Student Organization Advisor of the Year (1999, 2002, 2003, and 2006)
  • Chancellor's Community Advisory Committee Service to Students Award (1999)