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Sally Hamilton, PhD

Lecturer of Accounting


Phone: 209.942.3183

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday
12:30pm - 2:00pm
4:00pm - 5:00pm
and by appointment

Weber Hall Suite 201-A


University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D.

Colorado State University, Graduate Accounting Certificate

University of California, San Diego, M.B.A

University of California, Davis, B.A.

Curriculum Vitae 

Sally Hamilton, Ph.D. joined Eberhardt in Fall 2016. She teaches accounting at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has developed courses in Forensic accounting and Fraud, Supply Chain Finance, and Accounting Information Systems. She has extensive experience both in industry and teaching. Prior to coming to Pacific she was a Clinical Assistant Professor for Drexel University Sacramento for 5 years.

Dr. Hamilton's academic background includes teaching finance and accounting for Drexel University Sacramento, Santa Clara University, and the Ecole Superior de Commerce in Rouen France. She has an extensive background in teaching quantitative courses online as well as in a traditional classroom.

In addition to her academic experience Dr. Hamilton worked for a number of years in Silicon Valley, with over 10 years in a financial systems role for semiconductor companies. Her work included manufacturing controller, management accounting, global transfer pricing, distributor accounting, supply chain integration and Sarbanes Oxley remediation.

She received her Ph.D. from UCLA's Anderson Graduate School of Management. She also holds degrees from UC Davis and University of San Diego.


• Fraud and Forensic Accounting
• Supply Chain Finance
• Auditing
• Financial Accounting (undergraduate and graduate)
• Managerial Accounting (undergraduate and graduate)
• Financial Statement Analysis
• Corporate Finance
• Cost Accounting
• Comparative Financial Analysis
• Advanced Corporate Finance


Dr. Hamilton is actively engaged with the Conference on Teaching and Learning of Accounting, part of the American Accounting Association, as a reviewer and committee member. Currently she is engaged in work on improving academic integrity when using online testing, as well as the faculty development in teaching.

Presentations, Publications and Conferences:

  • Hamilton, Sally, Teaching Accounting Online, LeBow Business Professor Teaching Summit: Philadelphia, PA. 2014.
  • Hamilton, Sally, Teaching the Quantitative Course Online, American Accounting Association-Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Aug. 2014.
  • Hamilton, Sally, Statman, Meir and Jo, Hoje. The Economics of Corporate Social Responsibility. Chicago USA: University of Chicago, (2015).
  • Hamilton, Sally Occupational Outlook in the Next Economy. Convergence Conference : Sacramento , CA May 2012.
  • Hamilton, Sally, Impact of the JOBS Act : Sacramento, CA Apr 2012.
  • Hamilton, Sally, Employment Outlook in the Sacramento MSA. Sacramento CA Feb 2012.

Dr. Hamilton is also a frequent contributor to news on a variety of business topics.