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Mary Ellen O’Grady Harvey

Associate Professor of Accounting

Year Joined RCNJ: 1993

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201) 684-7398
  • Email:
  • Office: ASB-203
  • Office Hours: On Leave Fall 2023


  • B.S., University of Scranton
  • M.B.A., Pace University
  • D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University, C.P.A.

Courses Offered:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Intermediate Accounting I

Teaching Interest:

  • Cost Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • International Accounting

Research Interest:

  • Behavioral
  • Cost Accounting
  • Ethics

Recent Publications:

  • Harvey, M. (2015).  The Effect of Employee Ethical Ideology on Organizational Budget Slack: An Empirical Examination and Practical Discussion 13(1).   Journal of Business & Economics Research.
  • Harvey, M. (2014). The Influence of Ethical Work Climate on Management Resource Planning: An Empirical Analysis and Discussion.   2014 International Business and Economics Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Harvey, M. (2012). Budget Slack in the Workplace: The Effect of Employees’ Ethical Ideology Predisposition.   2012 International Business and Economics Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  •  Harvey, M. & Eisner, S. (2011).  A Total Quality Management Approach to Assurance of Learning in the Accounting Classroom: An Empirical Study.   Journal of College Teaching and Learning, 8 (1), 9-17.
  • Harvey, M. O. (2010). A TQM Approach to Assurance of Learning in the Classroom: An Empirical Study Examining Whether Student Perceptions Match Measured Results Regarding Course Delivery Methods. 2010 International College Teaching & Learning Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Eisner, S. & Harvey, M. (2009).  C-Change? Generation Y and the Glass Ceiling.   SAM- Advanced Management Journal, 74 (1), 13-28.
  • Harvey, M. (2009). Discussant Paper Presented Critiquing, An Exploratory Study of Accounting Faculty Publication Patterns Leading to Promotion and Tenure. American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, West Long Branch, New Jersey.
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