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Stephanie Grimm

Professor

  • Education
  • B.S., Finance, Boston University
    M.S., Master of Accountancy, University of Minnesota
    Ph.D., Accounting, University of Minnesota

  • Expertise
  • Financial statement analysis, valuation.
  • Research Interests
  • Accounting quality, internal controls, corporate governance and incorporating writing and critical thinking into the accounting curriculum.

Stephanie Dehning Grimm, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Accounting. She earned a Ph. D. in Business Administration (Accounting) and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Minnesota and a B.S.(Finance) from Boston University. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Grimm teaches Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis and Global Experience / Study Abroad Courses. Her teaching and scholarship have been recognized with the following awards: Deloitte Faculty Fellow (Opus College of Business 2020), Bea Sanders / AICPA Innovation in Accounting Education Award (AAA Annual Meeting 2019), Julie Hays Teaching Award (Opus College of Business 2017), Best Education Paper Award (AAA Midwest Region Meeting 2014). In 2018, she served as a faculty director for the London Business Semester.

Grimm’s research interests include accounting education and accounting quality. She has published her research in Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, and Advances in Accounting Education.


  • Grimm, S.D., (2021). Junkyard planet: Teaching managerial accounting with a sustainability theme. Journal of Accounting Education, (36)(4), pp. 250-283
  • Maloney, Mary M., Grimm, Stephanie D., Anctil, Regina (2020). Atlas international business case: Examining globalization and economic indicators for the scrap metal recycling industry. Journal of Accounting Education, (51)(1000661)
  • Anctil, Regina, Grimm, Stephanie G., Maloney, Mary M. (2020). Atlas managerial accounting case: Examining joint products in the international scrap metal recycling industry. Journal of Accounting Education, (51) (100660)
  • Grimm, S. D., & Blazovich, J. (2016). Developing student competencies: An integrated approach to a financial statement analysis project. Journal of Accounting Education, (35)(1), pp. 69-101
  • Grimm, S. D. (2015). Learning logs: Incorporating writing to learn assignments into accounting courses. Issues in Accounting Education, (30)(2), pp. 79-104
  • Grimm, S. D., & White, S. W. (2014). A simulation study of the influences of PCAOB regulatory guidance on the internal control audit process: An analysis of relationships, risk and information sharing. Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, (18), pp. 33-67
  • Grimm, S. D. (2012). The role of accounting quality in securities class action lawsuits. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, (4)(1), pp. 147-185
  • Grimm, S. D., & Hoag, D. F. (2012). Gemini communications: A case study comparing U.S. GAAP and IFRS revenue recognition. Journal of Accounting Education, (29), pp. 174-190
  • Grimm, S. D., & Hoag, D. F. (2012). International accounting convergence: A writing assignment. Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, (13), pp. 383-404

  • AAA - American Accounting Association
  • CFA Society of Minnesota

  • Professor, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul/Minneapolis (2022 - Present)
  • Department Chair, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2022 - Present)
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2015 - 2022)
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2009 - 2015)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis (2004 - 2009)
  • Instructor, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis (2006 - 2007)
  • Senior Analyst, The Michel/Shaked Group, Boston (2000 - 2004)