Carol M. Jessup


Carol Jessup, Ph.D., CPA and CFE, professor of accountancy, was manager of the city of Springfield’s finance department and an original staff member of the state of Illinois’ GAAP project team. She was also an economic analyst with the Illinois Commerce Commission, and an internal auditor for the Illinois Capital Development Board.

Her primary teaching areas are financial accounting, auditing, governmental and nonprofit accounting and accounting information systems.

Dr. Jessup is a CPA and CFE and received a B.A. and M.A. degrees in Accounting from Sangamon State University and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from St. Louis University.

She has taught at Illinois College, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Lincoln Land Community College and Springfield College in Illinois.