Howard University Faculty


Carroll Little


Carroll S. Little, DPA, CPA, CGFM

Associate Professor


Prior to his coming to the accounting department, Dr. Little served as Director of Internal Audit at Howard University and Howard University Hospital. Before coming to Howard, Dr. Little served in a number of senior-level federal government positions, including the Special Assistant to NASA's Inspector General, the Director for NASA's Office of Inspector General's Administrative and Operational Reviews, the Acting Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Auditing, the Director of Internal Audit for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and the Director of Internal for the U.S. Mint. Dr. Little led auditors who performed reviews and investigations of University's, University Hospital's, large federal governments, and federal contractors accounting and financial operations, information systems, and management procedures. His offices also conducted special investigations and made recommendations for improved financial reporting, internal controls, operating procedures, information systems and risk management. Dr. Little is a certified public accountant and certified government financial manager. He held the rank of adjunct associate professor of accounting at a local university and has served on boards and committees of local and national organizations. Dr. Little is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute and Harvard University's Strategic Public Sector Negotiation Program. His research interests are the operational aspects of federal inspector general organizations, comparative public and private peer review processes and results, internal auditing processes, and internal audit committee operations (governance).