Nic joined AUIS in 2015 and has held numerous roles at the University. As an entrepreneurial-minded business professional with consulting, project management, and research background coupled with proven experience in economic, business plan and financial analysis for domestic and international businesses, Nic brings a wealth of experience to his role. Adept at quick analysis and decision-making as well as relationship development, Nic oversaw the entire University’s relocation from St. Maarten to Barbados including working with government leadership negotiating the move and its’ ins and outs and locating appropriate campus offices and student housing. Nic’s education history includes a BBA in Finance and Banking and an MS is Economics. Past experiences include helping to launch the first equity-based crowdfunding platform in Georgia and consulting in Ernst & Young’s Human Capital service line

Susan Jensen, PhD

Assistant Professor

If you’re an educational professional who are looking to progress into management and consultancy, or an educational planning or development role, this is the best degree for you.


Accounting can be divided into several fields including financial accounting, management accounting, external auditing, tax accounting and cost accounting. Accounting information systems are designed to support accounting functions and related activities. Financial accounting focuses on the reporting of an organization’s financial information, including the preparation of financial statements, to the external users of the information, such as investors.

Currently, Professor John is focusing his research on individual investor behavior and company incentives to better understand how disclosure affects stock returns and to uncover possible mispricing. Nevertheless, John is conducting an new way of examination of analyst access to information, and he is investigating market reactions to natural issues and the impact that would occur on individual firms.


  • Ph.D., Accounting & Finance, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
  • M.S.F., Finance, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 2006
  • M.B.A., Taxation, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, 1983


  • The primary market value innovations of newly public firms
  • Auditor Tenure and Quality of Financial Report
  • Unexpected Fees and the Prediction of Material Weaknesses


Business Planning90%
Business Law70%
Lecture Skill100%
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