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Michael Kraten

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Koffler Hall 206


Ph.D. - Behavioral Accounting University of Connecticut

Area(s) of Expertise:

Education games and simulations, entrepreneurial best practices, financial valuation techniques, Libor manipulation scandal, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), virtual reality communication systems.

Awards and Honors:

Best Paper Award - 2015 International Business and Education Conference
Teaching Innovation Award - Providence College School of Business
Best Research Paper Award - Strategic Emerging Technologies Workshop, American Accounting Association
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Selected Publications:

Kraten, Michael. (2015). Social Presence Theory and Experiential Learning Games. Business Education Innovation Journal, 7 (2)

Kraten, Michael. (2015). Reimagining the Financial Statements. CPA Journal, 85 (4), pp. 14-15.

Kraten, Michael. (2014). Sustainability - The Accounting Perspective. CPA Journal, 84 (3), 11-14.

Kraten, Michael. (2014). The Chinese Experience: The Impact Of Financial Restatements On Firm Value And Its Implications On The Investigatory Practices Of Regulators. Research In Accounting Regulation,

Kraten, Michael. (2013). Why Libor Manipulation Matters. CPA Journal,

Kraten, Michael. (2012). Budgeting In The Global Internet Communication Technology Industry.

Kraten, Michael. (2012). Libor Manipulation?. Journal Of Banking And Finance,

Recent Presentations:

Kraten, Michael., Northeast Region Meeting, American Accounting Association, Providence, Rhode Island, "Ethics, Socially Responsible Accounting Practices, and Sustainable Value". October, 2015.

Kraten, Michael., St. Dominic Weekend, Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, "Sustainability: Balancing Profits, People, and the Planet". October, 2015.

Kraten, Michael., Annual Ethics Workshop, American Accounting Association, Chicago, IL, "Teaching Ethics Using Social Media". August, 2015.

Kraten, Michael., 2nd Annual Biz Ed Innovation Conference, AICU RI, AICUM, and CCIC, Providence, Rhode Island, "From Social Media to Blue Frogs: Designing Educational Games". April, 2015.

Kraten, Michael., Annual Meeting, Rhode Island Association of Accounting Professors, West Warwick, Rhode Island, "Save The Blue Frog". April, 2015.

Kraten, Michael., Midyear Meeting of the Public Interest Section, American Accounting Association, Crystal City, Virginia, "Social Media Platform - Pilot Project". March, 2015.

Kraten, Michael., Featured Faculty - Visiting Speaker Series, Rutgers Business School, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, "Communication Technologies, Gaming Simulations, and Social Presence". October, 2014.

Kraten, Michael., How To Become A 21st Century CPA, Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, Cranston, Rhode Island, "Sustainability And Private Sector Business". September, 2014.

Kraten, Michael., Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, Atlanta, Georgia, "JIBAR Manipulation?". August, 2014.

Kraten, Michael., Strategic and Emerging Technologies Workshop, Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, Atlanta, Georgia, "Save The Blue Frog: An Integrated Accounting Case Involving Valuation, Sustainability, Controls and Risk, and Ethics". August, 2014.

Kraten, Michael., Hybrid Higher Education Conference, AICU RI, AICUM, and CCIC, Providence, Rhode Island, "Gamification in Auditing". April, 2014.

Kraten, Michael., Public Interest Section Midyear Meeting, American Accounting Association, San Diego, California, "Save The Blue Frog: An Integrated Accounting Case Involving Valuation, Sustainability, Controls and Risk, and Ethics". March, 2014.

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