Sarah E. Nutter is the Edward Maletis Dean and Professor of Accounting at the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business. From 2013 to 2017, she was Dean at George Mason University’s School of Business. She is a seasoned university administrator, having served while at George Mason, as the accounting area chair, director of its executive MBA program, presidential fellow with responsibility for campus-wide initiatives, and leader of the university strategic visioning process. Prior to joining the faculty at George Mason she was an economist with the Internal Revenue Service. She was recognized as one of the most influential women in the Washington D.C. region by the Washington Business Journal for her extensive engagement with the business community and strategic university leadership.
Professor Manzoni’s research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on leadership, the development of high-performance organizations and corporate governance.
An experienced director, Dr. Nutter has served on both for-profit and not-for-profit boards including Burke and Herbert Bank, William A. Hazel, Incorporated, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Association for Corporate Growth, Fairfax City Economic Development Authority, and the Virginia Society of CPAs Educational Foundation. She also has held various leadership positions with the American Accounting Association, including as President of the Accounting Program Leadership Group.
An award-winning educator and researcher, Dr. Nutter has taught courses in accounting and taxation and has developed executive education courses for Oracle Corporation, General Dynamics, Time Warner, Sallie Mae, and Lee Technologies. Dr. Nutter’s research focuses primarily on the impact of taxes and tax structures on individuals and businesses. She has published in journals such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, and Journal of the American Taxation Association.
She received a PhD and MBA from Michigan State University and a BS in accounting from Ferris State University.