Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Ellen Landgraf

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: Schreiber 510

Phone: 312.915.7105

E-mail: elandgr@luc.edu

About

Professor Landgraf’s current research centers around fraud in local governments and has been supported by a grant from the IFP (Institute for Fraud Prevention). By integrating the topics of fraud and government into her teaching of auditing, in particular the topic of ethics, she brings relevance and depth into the course material.

Degrees

  • PhD, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1991

  • MBA, Northern Illinois University, 1984
  • CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), 2010
  • CPA Certificate, 1976

  • BBA, Managerial Accounting, Loyola University Chicago, 1974

Research Interests

  • Accounting education
  • Fraud and local government

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • ACFE-Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • Financial Executives Institute (FEI)
  • AICPA
  • AAA (American Accounting Association)
  • FEI, Board of Directors, Chicago Chapter, Director - Academic Relations
  • ICPAS (Illinois CPA Society) Ethics Committee, appointed member - Investigation Coordinator
  • AAA Midwest Steering Committee Member

Courses Taught

Undergraduate 

  • Auditing and Internal Control Systems
  • Advanced CPA Topics

Awards

  • Outstanding Educator Award 2004, Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS), 2004

  • President's Service Award, Financial Executives Institute (FEI), Chicago Chapter, 2004

  • Teaching Excellence Award, Loyola Undergraduate School of Business, 2003

  • Who's Who in Business Higher Education, 2003

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles 

Landgraf, E. L., Johnson, L. (2016). Anti-Fraud measures in U.S. Local Governments. Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, 8(3), 18.

Landgraf, E. L. (2015). G & S Manufacturing: An Applied Auditing Case. Journal of Business Case Studies, 11(Number 4).

Landgraf, E.L., T. Nebbia. “An Analysis of Recent Published Fraud Surveys.” Journal of Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business. 5.1 (2013). 11-37.

Landgraf, E.L., B.B. Stanko, D. Jinkerson. “Preparing For The Profession: The Accounting Job Search and Beyond 2012.” Contemporary Issues in Education Research. 5.4 (2012). 315-326.

Landgraf, E.L., J.W. Kostolansky, B.B. Stanko, M.D. Pakter. “Composite Manufacturing Company: A Financial (Mis)Statement Case.” Journal of Business Case Studies. 6.5 (2010). 1-13.

Landgraf, E.L., B.B. Stanko, G. Miller. “Sexual Harassment and Public Accounting: Anecdotal Evidence from the Profession.” Journal of Diversity Management. 5.1 (2010). 7-22.

Refereed Proceedings 

Landgraf, E.L., B.B. Stanko, D. Jinkerson. “Preparing for the Profession: The Accounting Job Search and Beyond.” American Accounting Association Midwest Region Meeting. 2011.

Landgraf, E.L., B.B. Stanko, J.W. Kostolansky, M.D. Pakter. “Composite Manufacturing Company: A Financial (Mis) Statement Case.”  Las Vegas International Business & Economics Research Conference. 2010.

Landgraf, E.L., B.B. Stanko, G. Miller. "Sexual Harassment in Accounting: Anecdotal Evidence from the Profession." 12th Annual CJBE Conference. 2009.  

Landgraf, E.L., B.B. Stanko, G. Miller. "Sexual Harassment in Public Accounting: Anecdotal Evidence from the Profession."American Accounting Association Annual Meeting. 2009.  

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

International

Landgraf, E.L. "An Analysis of Recent Published Fraud Surveys-Lessons for Academics and Practitioners." Fourth Annual Fraud and Forensic Education Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. 2010.

Landgraf, E.L.. "An Analysis of Recent Published Fraud Surveys - Lessons for Academics and Practitioners." International Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. 2009.

Landgraf, E.L.. "Fraud Awareness and Compliance for Managers." International Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. 2008.

National

Landgraf, E. L. (Author & Presenter), ILATC Conference, "From the Pathways Commission to Anti-Fraud Measures in U.S. Local Governments," Illinois Accounting Teachers' Conference, Aurora, IL, USA. (October 14, 2016).

Landgraf, E. L. (Author & Presenter), 2016 Forensic Accounting Research Conference, "Anti-Fraud Measures in U.S. Local Governments," American Accounting Association, Charlotte, NC, USA. (March 5, 2016).

Landgraf, E. L. (Author), IFP (Institute of Fraud Prevention) Fall 2015 Meeting, "Anti-Fraud Measures in U.S. Local Governments," IFP, NYC, NY, USA. (November 5, 2015).

Landgraf, E. L., AAA Midwest Meeting 2015, "Anti-Fraud Measures in U.S. Local Governments," AAA (American Accounting Association), St. Louis, IL, USA. (October 15, 2015).

Landgraf, E. L. (Author & Presenter), American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, "Anti-Fraud Measures in US Local Governments," AAA, Chicago, IL, USA. (August 10, 2015).

Landgraf, E. L. (Author), Lowensohn, S. (Author), Johnson, L. (Author & Presenter), American Accounting Association Annual Meeting-2015, "Municipal Characteristics and Post-Retirement Benefits," AAA, Chicago, IL, USA. (August 10, 2015).

Landgraf, E.L., G. Miller. "Sexual Harassment in Accounting: Anecdotal Evidence from the Profession." American Accounting Association Annual Meeting. New York, New York. 2009.

Landgraf, E.L. "Sexual Harassment in Accounting: Anecdotal Evidence from the Profession." 12th Annual CJBE Conference. Kansas City, Missouri. 2009.

Landgraf, E.L. "Fostering Ethical Decision Making." 12th Annual CJBE Conference. Kansas City, Missouri. 2009.

Landgraf, E.L. "Ethics in Auditing-The Connection (or disconnection)." 8th annual Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 2005.