John D. Neill, Ph.D., CPA, Professor of Accounting

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Academic Resume

Degrees, Licenses, & Certificates:

  • B.B.A, Abilene Christian University, 1980
  • M.S., Abilene Christian University, 1984
  • Ph.D., Unversity of Florida, 1990


Academic Positions Held:

  • Professor of Accounting, Abilene Christian University, 2003-Present
  • Associate Professor of Accounting, Abilene Christian University, 2000-2003
  • Associate Professor of Accounting, Chapman University, 1997-2000
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, Florida State University, 1990-1997
  • Instructor, Abilene Christian University, 1984-1985


Other Positions:

  • Programmer Analyst, Pennzoil Company, Houston, TX, 1982-1983
  • Corporate Accountant, Pennzoil Company, Houston, TX, 1980-1982


Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Accounting
  • Advanced Topics in Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Auditing
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting


Research Areas:

  • Accounting Ethics
  • Business Ethics
  • International Accounting


Current Projects:

  • "Objectivity in Accounting: An Institutional Impediment to Principles-Based Accounting Standard Setting" (with Scott Stovall and Barbara Merino).
  • "Inherent Conflicts of Interest in the Accounting Profession" (with Curtis Clements and Scott Stovall).


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