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Julie Mercado, Ph.D., CPA

Julie Mercado

Assistant Professor
Phone: (208) 426-3411
Office number: MBEB 3104

Julie Mercado, CPA (OK, AL) is an assistant professor in the Department of Accountancy. Prior to joining the Boise State faculty, she taught at Northeastern State University and the University of Alabama, where she received her Ph.D. Julie has experience in sales and management, analytics, entrepreneurship and nonprofit organizations. She has a passion for helping nonprofits become more efficient and effective. She also enjoys playing and coaching sports, watching football, producing/editing videos, reading, mountains and playing board games with her friends and family.


  • Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Alabama, 2020
  • M.S. in Accounting and Financial Analysis, Northeastern State University, 2011
  • B.S. in Marketing, Oral Roberts University, 2004

Teaching Areas

  • Cost accounting
  • Accounting information systems
  • Auditing
  • Behavioral ethics
  • Financial accounting
  • Government and nonprofit accounting

Areas of Expertise

Governance, management and donor decision making in nonprofit organizations