Jina Morris

MPA Coordinator / Assistant Professor of Practice
Accountancy
HLH 435 F
P.O. Box 880488
Lincoln, NE 68588-0488
(402) 472-3823
Jmorris7@unl.edu
Jina Morris Photo
Education
M.P.A., University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 1998
B.A., University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 1994
Areas of Expertise
  • Managerial Accounting
CliftonStrengths ®
  • Harmony
  • Consistency
  • Positivity
  • Futuristic
  • Learner
Jina Morris earned her MPA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the MPA coordinator for the School of Accountancy.
 
Morris has over 15 years experience in the field of accountancy, including becoming a certified public accountant in 2000. She joined PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP as a senior associate in the audit department where she was exposed to clients’ yearly reporting and operating activities. She later served as controller for the Nebraska Community Foundation, Inc., and director of administration for the Nebraska State Bar Association. 

Accounting for Business Decisions (ACCT 200) - Introduction to financial and managerial accounting concepts to students who are not business majors but who will use such information in future roles as investors, owners, managers, employees and /or taxpaying citizens. 

Introductory Accounting I (ACCT 202 & ACCT 202 Honors) - Fundamentals of accounting, reporting, and analysis to understand financial, managerial, and business concepts and practices.

Accountancy Internship (ACCT 990) - Students present oral and written reports to faculty seminar once a semester. Independent study of theories, principles, practices, techniques, and strategies utilized in the accounting field. Practical experience in professional accounting situations through a preapproved internship program.

 

School of Accountancy

MPA Advisor, August 2013- Present

Professional Organization Volunteer Activity

IMA Platte Valley Chapter Board Member (Treasurer & President); May 2017 – Present

Awards
  • CBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016
  • Nominee, CBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014, 2017, 2019
  • UNL Parents Association Recognition Award for Contributions to Students, 2016, 2017 & 2019
  • Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Professor for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Delta chapter, Faculty of the Month, February 2019
  • Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Delta chapter, Honorary Member, Spring 2016
  • Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Delta chapter, Outstanding Professor Recognition, Spring & Fall 2015