Joseph Ugrin

Deloitte Professor, Head Department of Accounting




Education

PhD Southern Illinois University; MBA University of North Dakota; BS Dickinson State University


Teaching Interests

Managerial and Financial Accounting, Accounting Information Systems


Research Interests

Judgement and Decision Making related to Accounting and Information Systems, Accounting Education


Responsibilities

Head of the Department of Accounting


Professional Accomplishments

2018 American Accounting Association Best Research Paper Award - Forensic Accounting Section 2016 American Accounting Association Best Research Paper Award - Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section 2012 American Accounting Association McGraw-Hill Irwin Distinguished Research Paper Award - Southwest Region Research Grant Awards from the Institute of Management Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Koch Industries, Kansas State University, Pontikes Center for Management Information Associate Editor - Advances in Accounting Editorial Board Member - Journal of Information Systems College Coordinator - University Honors Program (Kansas State University) AICPA Pre-Certification Education Executive Committee (Past-Member and Committee Chair) Consultant to AICPA on Managerial Accounting Curriculum Financial Manager - Steffes Corporation Certified Public Accountant - Kovash and Dasovick PC (North Dakota)


Latest News & Views


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