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Tanya Hire

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Associate Professor of Instruction in the School of Accountancy
Chillicothe Campus


  • Effective Teaching Practices, Graduate Certificate, Association of College and University Educators, 2020
  • Doctorate in Higher Education, ABD, Ohio University, 2009
  • Master of Science in Accountancy, Ohio University, 2005
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Ohio University, 1998

Research Interests

  • K-12 college readiness
  • Outreach and public service
  • Student learning styles
  • Lifelong learning
  • The needs and experiences of non-traditional students
  • Efficiencies and leadership in higher education administration

Professional Experience

  • July 2020-Present: Associate Professor of Instruction, Bachelor of Science in Applied Management Program Coordinator, Associate of Applied Business in Accounting Technology (Ohio University, Chillicothe)
  • February 2020 – present: Market Manager (Athens Farmers Market)
  • Summer 2008 – December 2011: Project Manager, Information Systems and Business Processes (Ohio University, Athens)
  • Spring 2006 – Summer 2008: Manager, General Accounting and Financial Reporting (Ohio University, Athens)
  • Fall quarters 2004-2011: Instructor, UC 115, The University Experience (Ohio University, Athens)
  • Spring 2003 – Spring  2006: Manager, General Accounting (Ohio University, Athens)
  • Fall 2001 – Spring  2003: Accounting/Project Assistant, General Ledger Functional Lead (Oracle implementation) (Ohio University, Athens)
  • Fall 1999 – Fall 2001: Accounting/Project Assistant, special projects within the Finance Division (Ohio University, Athens)
  • Summer 1999 – Fall 1999: Account Clerk Specialist, Auxiliary Accounting (Ohio University, Athens)
  • Fall 1998 – Summer 1999: Account Clerk, intermittent in Accounts Payable, Auxiliary Accounting, Budget, Grant Accounting, Payroll, Plant Accounting, Purchasing (Ohio University, Athens)
  • June 1998-October 1998: Customer Service Representative (Specialty Books, Inc.)


  • Outstanding Woman in Innovation nominee (spring 2015)