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Ron is a Professor of Accounting at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) and received his Ph.D. in accounting from Texas Tech University and his B.S. and M.S. degrees in accounting from the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana. He has been on the accounting faculty at UNC since 1988. Prior to being at UNC, Ron was on the faculty at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Texas Tech University, Ferris State University, and the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Ron has worked in public accounting with two of the big-six CPA firms: Ernst & Young and KPMG Peat Marwick. He has consulted with numerous small businesses and has developed and delivered a number of continuing professional education courses.
Ron primarily teaches in the auditing and financial accounting areas of accounting. He also has taught accounting information systems courses. He has a strong interest in international accounting issues. In the Spring and Summer 1995, he taught in the MBA program at the Private Institute for International Business Studies (IIBS) in Munich, Germany. He has received numerous outstanding teaching awards, including the CSCPAs, Outstanding Accounting Educator Award in 1998.
Rons primary research interest is in auditing issues related to the public accounting profession and accounting education issues. He has published numerous articles in a wide range of journals including, The Journal of Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, The Financial Executive, The Journal of Accounting Perspectives, The Journal of Applied Business Research, The Journal of Business Education, and The Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. He has made numerous presentations at professional accounting educators meetings including, the American Accounting Association, the Colorado Society of CPAs Educators Meeting, and the Institute of Decision Sciences.
Ron is an active member in the accounting profession. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA), and Financial Executive International (FEI). He currently serves as one of six directors on FEIs Western Area Leadership Board and is a current Board member and Past-President of the Colorado Chapter of the FEI. He is also on the Board of Trustees and serves as vice-chair of the CSCPA Education Foundation. He serves on several AICPA committees and task forces. He is active with the Professional Accounting Association and Beta Alpha Psi, the honorary accounting organization at UNC.
He enjoys golfing, hiking, and spending time with his family. He enjoys traveling and attending Colorado Rockies Baseball games.
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