Cynthia Jones Khanlarian

Assistant Professor

Cynthia Jones Khanlarian
College of Business & Economics

Accounting and Finance

Merrick Hall 244
Ph.D.Information Technology / University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.S.Accounting / The University of North Carolina Greensboro
B.A.Piano / Converse


Cindi and her husband, Albert, started Pinetop Tennis & Swim Club in 1978. They owned and operated it until selling it in 1998. Cindi went back to school and Albert bought Piedmont Indoor Tennis.

Research Interests

She enjoys working with structured equation modeling (Warp PLS and Smart PLS) to analyze survey responses. She is still interested in educational methods to help students learn accounting.

Recent Publications

  • Charles Malone, Cynthia Khanlarian, Sherrie Drye, Lisa Snyder (2022). (A comparative analysis of accredited business education programs). (1) 62, pp. 6-17. Journal of Research in Business Education.
  • Cynthia Khanlarian (2022). (Differences in Online Students Compared to In-Person Students in Accounting Classes). (1) 19, pp. 23 - 40. The Coastal Business Journal.
  • George Swan, Cynthia Khanlarian, Charles Malone (2020). (Professional Associations and Business School Undergraduates' Independent Projects: Online Resources for Business Professors). In Terrance Jalbert, (No. 1) Vol 12, The Instituet for Business and Finance Research.
  • Cynthia Khanlarian, Rahul Singh (2015). (Does Technology Affect Student Performance?). 12, pp. 1-22. Global Perspectives on Accounting Education.
  • Cynthia Khanlarian, Rahul Singh (2014). (An Exploratory Study of the Online Learning Environment). (1) 29, pp. 117-147. Issues in Accounting Education.
  • Mary Jane Lenard, Susan Wessels, Cynthia Khanlarian (2010). (Gender Differences in Attitudes Toward Computers and Performance in the Accounting Information Systems Class). (2) 3, American Journal of Business Education.
  • Cynthia Khanlarian, Evan Shough, Rahul Singh (2010). (Student Perceptions of Web-Based Homework Software: A Longitudinal Examination). 11, pp. 197-220. Advances in Accounting Education.