Kamnikar, Judith

TitleProfessor/ Head
DepartmentSchool of Accountancy
OfficeCollege of Business
Office HoursNormal business hours plus other times by appointment
Office Location315A Clement Hall

Judith Kamnikar joined the accounting faculty in 1985. She has a bachelors degree and masters degree from Northern Illinois University and a Ph.D. from the University of Denver. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Government Financial Manager, and a Certified Government Finance Officer. Dr. Kamnikar teaches financial reporting for business organizations and governmental/non-profit organizations. She has worked in public accounting and for public sector organizations. Professor Kamnikar has published articles in The Journal of Accountancy, The Government Accountants Journal, Public Productivity & Management Review, The Practical Accountant, The National Public Accountant, and Annual Advances in Business Cases. Her research activities include but are not limited to  the creation of a financial and statistical data base to facilitate the  performance analysis of Alabama Counties and Cities ( while holding the Louder-Weil Scholar position);  financial reporting issues for governmental entities; international financial reporting issues for both business and public sector organizations; and GAAP issues for private companies.  Dr. Kamnikar is a frequent discussion leader in continuing education courses for government finance officials and CPAs in the southeast region. She has been extensively involved in professional accounting activities with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Not-for-Profit Committee), the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (Board Member), the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (Secretary, Board Member, Committee Chair), and has recently served as President of the Government Finance Officer’s Association of Alabama and President of the Association of Government Accountants, Montgomery Chapter.

EducationPh.D. (1982) University of Denver
M.S.B.A. (1965) Northern Illinois University
B.S. (1963) Northern Illinois University