School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Accounting, Arizona State University, 1976; MBA, University of South Dakota, 1970-1971; B.S., Accounting, Jamestown College, 1966-1970
Financial accounting, intermediate accounting, financial reporting, introductory accounting
Arizona State University: 2006-present. Previous Appointments: Northern Illinios University, University of Wisconsin
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
1989 Coopers and Lybrand Educator of the Year Award; 1988-1989 University Excellence in Teaching Award; 1987-1988 University Excellence in Teaching Award Finalist
Faculty Senate Representative, 1996-97; College of Business Dean Selection Committees, 1993 and 1994; College of Business Council, 1989 and 1990
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Developed and presented a training module on deferred tax for BDOSeidman, 2003; Developed and presented accounting and auditing updates, a full-day presentation for Sikich, Garner & Co., LLP, 2000-2002; Conducted a study for the Securitylink from America business unit of Ameritech, 1997.
"Accounting For a New Economy," Proceeding the American Academy of Accounting and Finance, December 2000
"Proposed Accounting and Disclosure Requirements for Derivative Financial Instruments and Hedging Activities," Journal of Corporate Accounting, 1996, (P. Smith, co-author)
"The Use of Derivatives by Grain Elevators," Journal of Lendins and Credit Risk Management, 1996, pp. 45-51, (P. Smith, co-author)
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ACC 340 - External Reporting I
Financial accounting theory and practice related to external reporting.