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Godwin O. Seshie

Position: Associate Professor of Accounting Department: Accounting and Management Information Systems

Contact Info

Office: 011 RJ Reynolds Center Phone: 336-750-8614


Dr. Seshie first came to Winston-State University in August 1993 as a visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting for the 1993/94 academic year. He again accepted a visiting appointment for the 1996/97 academic year. In the fall of 2008, Dr. Seshie returned to Winston-Salem State University. He currently serves as a tenured Associate Professor of Accounting. He teaches a variety of courses in the undergraduate accounting program as well as managerial cost systems for decision making in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. Dr. Seshie has published in a variety of refereed journals and continues to actively engage in research in support of his teaching. Dr. Seshie was a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) for many years. During his period of membership, he attended many professional meetings organized by the AAA. He is currently a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Educational Background

  • PhD, Accounting, 1988, Georgia State University
  • MPA, Accounting, 1984, Georgia State University
  • MBA, Finance, 1982, Florida State University
  • BSc, Accounting, 1976, University of Ghana

Research and Project Interests

  • Corporate social responsibility and sustainability.
  • Computer efficacy and computer usage among university minority students
  • Audit coverage of prospective financial information

2014 - Weisenfeld, L., and Seshie, G. (2014). “Types of Internal Control Disclosures- revisited.” Journal of Finance and Accountancy, 16 (July), 57-85.

2014 - Heilman, G., Mathiyalakan, S., White, S., Seshie, G.O., and Clark, G.M. (2014). “Differences in Facebook Assimilation and Relationship Management between Traditional and Nontraditional Undergraduate Accounting Students.” International Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 14 (1), pp. 7 – 16.

2012 - Weisenfeld, L., Seshie, G., and Ruf, B. (2012). “Restated Financial Statements and Type of Internal Control Disclosures.” Journal of Finance and Accountancy, 9 (May), 73-95.

2011 - Heilman, G.E., Seshie, G.O. & Greene, B. “Perceived Effect of Computer Self-Efficacy on College Student Computer Use.” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 11(2), 2011, pp. 83-89.

2009 - Heilman, G., Johnson, G., Seshie, G., Greene, B. (2009). “Perceived Effect of Facilitating Conditions on College Student Computer Use.” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 9(2), 148-153.