Dr. Douglas E. Ziegenfuss

Career Information




Dr. Douglas E. Ziegenfuss is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia where he teaches the auditing courses. 

Dr. Ziegenfuss has a BA in History/Philosophy from Mount Saint Mary’s College, an MS in Accounting from American University, and a Ph.D. in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University. 

He is a CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CGFM, and CISA

Dr. Ziegenfuss has eight years of auditing experience principally in the Public Utility and Waste Management industries. His areas of expertise include operational, fraud, and information technology audits. 

He is the author of one book and twenty articles on audit related subjects. Dr. Ziegenfuss regularly gives programs on audit management, fraud, and quality management.

In 1996, Dr. Ziegenfuss was won the Leon R. Radde Award as the Institute of Internal Auditor’s Educator of the Year. Prior to that, Dr. Ziegenfuss won two teaching awards and an honorable mention for writing one of the top thirty papers for the CIA Exam. 

In 1997, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants recognized Dr. Ziegenfuss as their "Outstanding Accounting Educator." He has also received a "Distinguished Achievement Award" from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

His service to the auditing profession include service as: Vice President VSCPA; Board Member, VSCPA; Chair, VSCPA CPE Technical Committee - Public; President, Tidewater Chapter, ACFE; President, Tidewater Chapter, IIA; and President, Hampton Roads Chapter, FEI.