UC Foundation Professor of Accounting
Accounting Information Systems
D.B.A. - 1991, Mississippi State University
M.B.A. - 1982, University of Alabama in Birmingham
B.S. - 1979, University of Maryland
A.B. - 1972, University of Georgia
2010: "Modeling the Conversion from GAAP to IFRS in the Oil and Energy Industry," Marilyn Willis, Greg Thibadoux, Marsha Scheidt, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, Vol. 59, No.2, December 2010, p. 307-332. (Contributions to practice)
2009: : “How Management Accountants Can Become Key Members of the Six Sigma Team,” with Greg Thibadoux and Will Rosener, (with U.S. Army as NATO Quartermaster), Management Accounting Quarterly, Spring 2009, Vol. 10, Issue 3, p. 19-30.
2008: “Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Applications in the Oil, Gas, and Energy Industry,” with Greg Thibadoux, Oil, Gas, & Energy Quarterly, Dec. 2008, p. 443-464. (Contributions to Practice)
2007: “Accounting and Medicine,” in Journal of Business Ethics, with Greg Thibadoux and Elizabeth Luckey Elizabeth Luckey, a UTC alumna and currently at Ernst & Young in Nashville, TN). (October 2007) 75: 137-149. (Disciplined based).
2007: “How Management Accountants Can Be Key Team Members on a Six Sigma Team” with Greg Thibadoux and Willard Rosener, Management Accounting Quarterly, accepted. (Contributions to Practice).
2005: “Developing an On-Line Corporate Policy Manual for an Energy Firm,” Oil Gas & Energy Quarterly, Sept. 2005, with Greg Thibadoux, p. 33-47. (Contributions to Practice)
2005: “How Management Accountants Make Physicians’ Practices More Profitable,” Management Accounting Quarterly, July 2005 with Greg Thibadoux, p. 12-19. (Contributions to Practice)
2005: “Why Archiving E-mail Is Important,” The CPA Journal, Feb. 2005, with Greg Thibadoux, p. 66-69.(Contributions to Practice)
2003: "Utilizing Questions in the Audit Interview." Internal Auditing, January/February 2003 (vol.18 no.1):14-20 (with Raymond Jeffords and Greg Thibadoux).
2003: "The Power of Questions." Internal Auditing Report, reprint of "Utilizing Questions in the Audit Interview," February 2003 (vol.3 no.8):1-8 (with Raymond Jeffords and Greg Thibadoux).
2001: "Profit from the Internet," Tennessee CPA Journal, Vol. 46, No. 10, pp. 6-9, December 2001 (co-authors Dr. John Alvis and Professor Kathleen Long.
2001: "Understanding Social Styles for Internal Auditors." Internal Auditing, September/October 2001 (vol.16 no.5): 17-24 (with Raymond Jeffords and Greg Thibadoux).
2001: "Application Service Providers (ASPs): An Evolving Information Technology for Oil and Energy Firms." Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, December 2001 (vol.50 no.2): 437-448 (with Raymond Jeffords and Greg Thibadoux).
2005-2006: Institute of Internal Auditors
2001-present: Referee for The American Journal of Managed Care
1991-present: Editor for Journal of Economics and Business
1980-present: Institute of Management Accountants,
1980-Present. Directorships held (multiple years): IMA Affairs, CMA Affairs, Manuscripts, Student Affairs
1996-1999: Instructor for the Conviser-Duffy CPA Review Course
Honors and Awards
Awarded IMA-Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Contribution to the Literature for “How Management Accountants Make Physicians’ Practices More Profitable” in Management Accounting Quarterly, July 2005, p. 12-19. (2006)
Institute of Management Accounting Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Contribution to Literature (2006)
Dean’s Merit (2003, 2006, 2011)
Beta Alpha Psi Professor of the Year (2003)
Exceptional Merit (2001, 2006, 2011); AACSB Service (2000)
Innovation in Curriculum Development (1998)