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Michele Henney

Emerit Senior Lecturer II of Accounting | Capstone Advisor

Affiliations: Accounting, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-3281
Office: Anstett 391C



Michele Henney is an emerit lecturer at the Lundquist College of Business and a capstone advisor for the college's Oregon Executive MBA program. She earned her PhD from the University of Oregon in 1994 and taught at the University of Colorado at Denver and Western Washington University before joining the University of Oregon in 2004 as an instructor. Henney has held many leadership positions professionally and personally, including serving as academic director of the Oregon Executive MBA and board chair of the Oregon Society of CPAs. She previously served as program manager for the Cameron Center for Finance and Securities Analysis and continues to teach accounting undergraduate and MBA students.

Degree History:
  • PhD, University of Oregon, 1994
  • MS, Golden Gate University, 1988
  • CPA, 1984
  • BS, California State University at Chico, 1982
Previous Positions:
  • Instructor, Western Washington University, 2001–2004
  • Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Denver, 1994–2000
  • GTF, University of Oregon, 1990–1994
  • Instructor, University of Nevada, 1987–1990
  • Instructor, Truckee Meadows Community College, 1987–1990
Professional Leadership:
  • Board Chair-Elect, OSCPA
  • Board Member, Emerald Empire Chapter Council
  • Board Chair, NextStep Recycling
Honors and Awards:
  • James E. Reinmuth MBA Teaching Excellence Award, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, 2008, 2009
  • MAcc Outstanding Faculty Award, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, 2007, 2009
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Business, University of Colorado at Denver, 1998
  • Outstanding International Accounting Manuscript Award, Association of Chartered Accountants in the U.S., 1997
  • Graduate Teaching Fellow of the Year, College of Business Administration, University of Oregon, 1992

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Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing
  • Corporate governance
  • Entrepreneurial accounting
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Taxation

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Journal Articles:

Henney, Michele, L. Ann Martin, and Michele Wingate. "Should ACME Go Abroad?: An International Accounting Case." Issues in Accounting Education 12, no. 3: 613-628.

January 1998

Henney, Michele, and Michele Wingate. "An Examination of Cultural Influence on Auditing Environments." Research in Accounting Regulation Supplement 1: 129-148.

January 1997

Henney, Michele, J. Karbens, and M. Wingate. "Cakes by Odette." Journal of Accounting Case Research 1: 1-47.

January 1993
Other Works:

Supplemental Module: International Accounting, Houghton Mifflin.

May 2008

In the News

In preparation for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, the Lundquist College of Business is proud to announce its upcoming faculty promotions and named appointments.

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After two rounds of competition, the University of Oregon team tied for second in the 2018 ACG Cup Northwest competition.

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Students attending the business portion of the SAIL summer program learned to budget, manage their credit, and build a personal brand.

Lundquist College senior lecturer Michele Henney is among the first 60 individuals in the world to earn a Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential.

A group of exceptional local high school students are moving forward with a project that originated during their time as participants in the UO business cohort of SAIL.
The Cameron Center for Finance and Securities Analysis welcomes Scott Kerslake as its inaugural professor of practice.