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  Profile

Ronald R. Rubenfield, M.B.A., C.P.A., C.M.A.
Associate Professor of Accounting (Accounting and Taxation)
rubenfield@rmu.edu
412-397-6351 phone (M)
412-397-2172 fax
Massey Hall 210


Educational Background

  • Master of Business Administration, , Shippensburg University of PA, 1976
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting, Pennsylvania State University, 1971

Professional Background

  • Field Investigator, Commonwealth of PA, 1972-3; Tax Accountant, Pennzoil Corporation, 1974-5; Certified Public Accountant, PA, 1981; Certified Management Accountant, 1992

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Managerial and Cost Accounting

Publications

  • "Teaching Process Costing", Accounting Instructors' Report, Summer 2013.
  • "The legal ramifications of classifying employment: employee v. independent contractor",  Journal of Legal Issues and Cases, May 2013.
  • "The Pittsfield Symphony: managing the arts in tough times", Journal of Business Cases and Applications, (co-author M. Yahr), Fall 2011.
  • "Integrating Gift Cards Into the Accounting Curriculum", Accounting Instructors' Report, Fall 2009

Presentations

  • 2013 - An Analysis of State Income Taxes: Pre-recession (2007) to the Present, Academy of Business Disciplines Conference
  • 2012 - "Classifying Employment: What Managers Need to Know", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference
  • 2012 - "The Impact of Financial Reforms on Executive Compensation", (with M.Yahr), Midwest Business Administration Association Conference.
  • 2010 - "The Ethics of Charitable Contributions: What Gives", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference
  • 2010 - "Managing the Arts in a Recession", (with M.Yahr), Midwest Business Administration Association Conference
  • 2009 - "Integrating Gift Cards into the Accounting Curriculum", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference
  • 2009 - "Students Awareness and Understanding of the Current World Economic Crisis", (with M.Yahr), Midwest Business Administration Association Conference.
  • 2008 - "Teaching Accounting's Conceptual Framework", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference.
  • 2008 - "An Accounting for Gift Cards", Midwest Decision Sciences Conference.
  • 2008 - "The Flat-tax: What the States are Telling Us", Midwest Business Administration Association Conference.
  • 2007 - "Assessments Outcome in an Introductory Accounting Course", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference.

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Ronald


Spring 2015
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • ACCT2060-D
  • 12:45-01:35 PMM W FMRubenfield1 (01/12-05/02/15)3 Seats
  • ACCT3100-A
  • 08:45-09:35 AMM W FMRubenfield1 (01/12-05/02/15)11 Seats
  • ACCT4100-A
  • 09:45-10:35 AMM W FMRubenfield1 (01/12-05/02/15)8 Seats

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