Coleen Troutman

Associate Professor

Baker Hall 405
(309) 677-3397

Ph.D., Accounting, Oklahoma State University
M.S.A., Accounting, Wichita State University
B.S., Business Education, Kansas State Teachers College


Coleen Troutman has been a member of the accounting faculty at Bradley University since 1992.  She teaches tax courses covering federal income taxation of individuals, business entities and fiduciaries.  Coleen also teaches introductory financial accounting. 

Courses Currently Teaching

  • ATG 157 Accounting Principles—Financial
  • ATG 477 Federal Taxes I
  • ATG 677 Federal Taxes II


Dr. Troutman’s research is focused on practical tax and accounting issues. Her work has appeared in practitioner’s journals such as the Journal of Accountancy and Taxes—The Tax Magazine.

Current Research

  • Petravick, G., Troutman, C. (2007). Has the LLC Replaced the s Corporation as the Entrepreneur's Entity Choice?. Business Entities, 9(6), 18-27.
  • Petravick, G., Troutman, C. (2007). Does the LLC Make the Illinois Close Corporation with S Election Obsolete?. Illinois Bar Journal, 95(10), 2-7.
  • Petravick, S., Troutman, C., Schroeder, W. (2007). Remote Assistance - The Next Best Thing to Being There. Journal Of Accountancy, 203(6), 40-46.
  • Petravick, S., Troutman, C. S. (2005). Emergency RX for Windows XP. Journal Of Accountancy, 200(2), 80-85.



  • Assurance of Learning Committee


  • Assurance of Learning Coordinator.