Professor Anderson served as a financial economist at the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). Prior to joining the SEC, she was an assistant professor of accounting at Syracuse University. She has also worked for the Campbell Soup Company as a financial management assistant. Professor Anderson has served as a representative to the Big 10 Accounting Doctoral Consortium. She is a member of Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honor society, and Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honor society, the American Accounting Association, the Financial Management Association, and the American Finance Association. Professor Anderson serves as an ad hoc referee for Research in Accounting Regulation and has served as a reviewer for American Accounting Association meetings. She is a certified public accountant.