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Accounting educator

Michael Edward Bitter, American accounting educator. Certified Public Accountant, Florida. Recipient Golden Apple award, 2002; named Researcher of Year School Business Administration, 1999, Service Provider of Year, 2000, 02, 03, 04, 10, Professor of Year, 2001, 06; Batson-Siegel fellow University Florida Fisher School Accounting, Gainesville, 1988, Outstanding Reviewer award, Accounting Education An International Journal.


Bitter, Michael Edward was born on August 11, 1965 in Orlando, Florida, United States. Son of William A. and Charleine D. (DeCook) Bitter.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Stetson University, 1987. MAcc, University Florida, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Mississippi, 1994.


Senior auditor Ernst and Young, Orlando, 1988-1991. Graduate instructor University Mississippi, Oxford, 1991-1993. Assistant professor Tennessee Technology University, Cookeville, 1995-1996.

Professor accounting Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, 1996. Visiting instructor Stetson University, 1994-1995, University North Florida, Jacksonville, 1993-1994. Faculty athlestics rep Steston University, since 1999.

Member National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Amateurism Cabinet, 2008-2010.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Florida.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapter to book, articles to professional journals.


Board directors Melbourne Central Catholic High School Board Education, Florida, 1991-1991, pres, 1989-1992. Peer reviewer National Collegiate Athletic Association, since 2002. Member American Accounting Association (consortium fellow doctoral consortium 1992), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Dance Team Directors Association (charter member, treasurer 1996-2001), Beta Gamma Sigma (president 2009-2010, vice president, 2006-2009, honored 2003), Beta Alpha Psi (honored 2005), Hatter Club (board directors, since 2004), Stetson Bowling League (president, 2004-2007), Beta Alpha Psi, Finance Executives International, Faculty Athletics Representatives Association, American Association University Professors.


William A. Bitter

Charleine D. (DeCook) Bitter