Leslee Higgins is an associate professor of accounting in the School of Business at St. Thomas University. Dr. Higgins has served as a regional board member for the Institute of Management Accountants and is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and was the founding editor of The Journal of Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business. She has organized regional fraud conferences and served on the organization committee for a Southeast regional meeting of the American Accounting Association. Her research interests include accounting systems, sustainability reporting, and fraud education. Dr. Higgins has received several university awards for service and for Professor of the Year.