Degrees and Credentials
Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting), Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh
M.Acct. in Accounting (Taxation) , Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Polytechnical Institute and State University
B.S. in Accounting (Business), Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University
Certified Public Accountant (active-Pennsylvania)
Certified Management Accountant
Professor Hardin is a Pennsylvania native. Early in her career, she worked in public accounting in Philadelphia and later Pittsburgh, assisting high net worth individuals with all aspects of tax planning and compliance, including personal, business, trust and estate filings. She also worked as a corporate tax accountant for American Eagle Outfitters. Seeking a change of pace, Professor Hardin joined academia and has since provided consulting services to several clients. She is a fifth-generation teacher, and enjoys nothing more than seeing students succeed.