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Susan Albring

Associate Professor of Accounting

315-443-3452
Room: 613
smalbrin@syr.edu

Ph D, University of Arizona (Accounting)


Research Topics

  • Taxes
  • Repatriation of foreign earnings
  • Financial accounting
  • Capital structure
  • Effects of taxes on capital structure
  • Effects of taxes on business

Professor Albring's current research is focused on the extent to which firms forgo tax benefits as a function of their ability to meet financial earnings targets and existing loan covenants. She was recognized as a Lubin Research Fellow 2011-2012. She is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She has previously taught at the University of South Florida. Prior to joining academe, Professor Albring was a senior tax consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York City. She has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Introduction to Financial Accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting, Introduction to Managerial Accounting, and Individual Income Taxation. Professor Albring was recognized as the Whitman Teaching Fellow 2012-2014. She was the recipient of both the Whitman School Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year award and the School of Accounting Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Teaching award at the Whitman School in 2004. She was also nominated for the Ernst & Young Inclusive Excellence Award for Accounting and Business School Faculty in both 2009 and 2010. Professor Albring is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of American Taxation Association.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Whitman Teaching Fellow (2014)
  • Faculty Advisor to winning team in the PricewaterhouseCoopers xTAX competition - Syracuse University (2012)
  • Lubin Research Fellow (2012)
  • Faculty Advisor to both first-place and runner-up teams in the PricewaterhouseCoopers xTAX competition - Syracuse University (2011)
  • Nominated for Ernst & Young Inclusive Excellence Award for Accounting and Business School Faculty - Syracuse University (2010)
  • Nominated for Ernst & Young Inclusive Excellence Award for Accounting and Business School Faculty - Syracuse University (2009)
  • Professor of the Year - Beta Alpha Psi, Syracuse University (2004)
  • Professor of the Year - Beta Gamma Sigma, Syracuse University (2004)
  • Summer Research Funding - School of Management, Syracuse University (2003)
  • Laurels Scholarship - Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (2000)
  • Claude H. Moyer Scholarship - University of Arizona (1999)
  • Outstanding TA Award - Syracuse University (1998)
  • Teaching Fellow Alternate - TA Program, Syracuse University (1998)