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Pamela Trafford

Senior Lecturer II



MBA, University of Montana, 1982
BA, Anthropology, 1977

Professional Experience

Certified Public Accountant, 1982-Present
Tax Senior Manager, KPMG, 1988-1992
Staff through Manager in Tax, KPMG, 1982-1991

Academic Appointments

Senior Lecturer II, University of Massachusetts, 9/2010-Present
Senior Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, 9/2007-8/2010
Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, 7/1997-8/2007

Recent Honors / Awards

Isenberg Teaching Fellow, 2020-2021
Lybrand Silver Medal (From Institute of Management Accountants), 2020
Nominated for University Distinguished Teaching Award, 2018-2019
University Innovation Fellow (Inaugural Group), 2016
Student-centered Learning and Teaching Fellowship, 2015-2016
Nominated for University Distinguished Teaching Award, 2015-2016
College Outstanding Teacher Award, 2014-2015

Research Interests

Teaching and Learning with Technology
Financial Literacy
Professional Issues for Certified Public Accountants

Teaching Interests

  • Foundations of Financial Accounting (MBA)
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting (MBA)
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting (MSA)
  • Advanced Financial
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Semester in the Profession Seminar
  • Various other accounting courses and honors colloquia