Dr. Angela Woodland



Dr. Angela Woodland

Associate Professor of Accounting

Office: 406 Jabs Hall

Email: awoodland@montana.edu

Phone: (406) 994-2653

ACTG 411 - Auditing I
ACTG 514 - Fraud Examination



Research Interests

Audit quality and fraud detection

Audit education and professionalism

Expertise & Service

  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Writer, mentor and reviewer for Uniform CPA Examination
  • Program Chairperson, American Accounting Association Western Region
  • Accounting Option Coordinator, Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship


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Angela Woodland joined Montana State University in 2008, after having taught at Louisiana State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Prior to earning a doctorate, she worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse LLP, now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and Williams Keepers LLP. Dr. Woodland primarily teaches auditing and fraud examination at MSU. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, trail running, camping, and live music.

Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=G5XXTFYAAAAJ&hl

ResearchGate profile:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Angela_Woodland

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Selected Publications

  • "Is Participation in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Associated with Students' Problem-Solving Skills and Professional Commitment?," co-authored with Dr. Anne Christensen, Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 31 (1), pp. 71-90. (2016)
  • "An Investigation of the Relationships Among Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Participation and Ethical Judgment and Decision Making," co-authored with Dr. Anne Christensen, Journal of Business Ethics. (2015)
  • "Education Requirements, Audit Fees, and Audit Quality," co-authored with Arthur Allen, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Vol. 29(2), pp 1-25. (2010)
  • "Using Service-Learning in Graduate Auditing Courses: a Standards-Based Framework," In: B. N. Schwartz (Ed.), Advances in Accounting Education, Vol. 10, pp. 61-80, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press. (2009)
  • "The 150-Hour Requirement and the Number of CPA Exam Candidates, Pass Rates and the Number Passing,” with Arthur Allen, Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 21(3), pp 173-193, also presented at the 2004 AAA Annual Meeting. (2006)



  • Outstanding Service Award MSU College of Business, 2015
  • MSU Alumni Association Faculty Award for Excellence, 2013, 2012
  • Thomas Nopper Excellence in Teaching Award, MSU College of Business, 2012
  • Dean's Award for Research, MSU College of Business, 2011
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year, MSU 2009



Ph.D. Accounting, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2001

B.S. Acct, Accounting, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 1989