Accounting professor Linda Bowen's teaching and research interests are in financial statement analysis, financial and managerial accounting, financial and estate planning and federal taxation. International firms have awarded her research grants for her work in globalization of accounting curricula and quality control issues in public accounting.
An award-winning teacher, she has taught financial accounting, managerial accounting and control, capital budgeting, financial and estate planning. She was director of the Young Executives Institute, widely recognized as one of the most outstanding middle-management programs in the United States, and its successor, the Executive Development Institute. She also directed the Wachovia Executive Development Program. and the Progress Energy Executive Development Program.
Dr. Bowen is a former senior accountant auditor with the international accounting firm of KPMG Peat Marwick. She teaches in executive education programs for the university and professional organizations, including North Carolina Bankers Association.
She received her PhD, master's in accounting and BBA from Georgia State University.