William David Perkins, Ph.D., CPA, Professor of Accounting

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Academic Resume


Degrees, Licenses, & Certificates:

  • B.B.A., Harding University, 1980
  • M.B.A., Memphis State University, 1982
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1991

 

Academic Positions Held:

  • Professor, Abilene Christian University, 2008-Present
  • Associate Professor, Abilene Christian University, 1999-2008
  • Director, Accounting Program, Harding University, 1993-1999
  • Associate Professor, Harding University, 1994-1999
  • Adjunct Professor, Webster University, 1992-1999
  • Assistant Professor, Harding University, 1985 to 1994 (on academic leave from 1988-1991)
  • Lecturer, Texas A&M University, 1990-1991
  • Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, 1988-1990
  • Instructor, Harding University, 1981-1982

 

Other Positions:

  • Accountant, Arthur Young & Co., 1982-1985

 

Courses Taught:

  • Cost and Cost Management
  • CPA Review
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Financial Accounting

 

Research Areas:

  • Accounting Education
  • Ethics
  • Cost Accounting

 

Current Projects:

  • "Do Accounting Students Rely on 'Character' to Explain Ethical Choices? The Perceived Importance of Personal Character to the Formation of Trust-Based Relationships." with William Fowler.
  • "Resource Consumption Accounting (RCA) -How Does It Compare?" with Scott Stovall.

 

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