Susan Riffe

Clinical Professor of Accounting
PhD University of Southern California; BBA and MBA Baylor University

Accounting

  • Bio

    Susan Riffe teaches graduate courses in financial accounting, financial reporting and analysis, and advanced topics including derivatives and foreign exchange. A member of the SMU faculty since 1992, she is passionate about giving her students a strong foundational understanding of financial statements and encouraging them that accounting is fun! Her teaching awards include:

    2014 C. Jackson Grayson Faculty Innovation Award
    2002 and 2005 Distinguished Teacher in the MBA Program
    2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, and 2013 Outstanding Teaching in the MBA Program
    1996-1997 Arthur Andersen Junior Faculty Fellow
    1995 and 1996 Recognition for Outstanding Teaching in BBA Program
    1994 Distinguished Teacher in the BBA Program
    1994 Ernst and Young Faculty Development Award
    1991 Mary Pickford Foundation Teaching Award
    1990 AWSCPA/ASWA National Laurels Fund Scholarship
    1990 University of Southern California Doctoral Achievement Award
    1989 & 1990 Deloitte and Touche Doctoral Fellowship

  • Teaching

    Barbara and James Mangum Endowed Award for Teaching Excellence 2018
    ACCT 6201 Financial Accounting I
    ACCT 6202 Financial Accounting II
    ACCT 6215 Advanced Topics in Accounting
    ACCT 6212 Financial Reporting and Analysis II
    MNGT 6210 Global Leadership Program
    BA6322 Financial Accounting to Executive MBAs