Gordon Ford College of Business Staff
- Department Chair & Associate Professor - Accounting
Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Accounting, 1996
MEd, Northeastern State University, Mathematics, 1988
BS, Northeastern State University, Mathematics/Business Administration, 1980
Dr. Ross’ teaching interests are in the financial accounting area, having taught the undergraduate principles, intermediates and advanced accounting courses, as well as the graduate financial course. Dr. Ross' research interests are mostly in the area of traditional financial accounting, as well as technology and educational issues. Topics include: capital markets; firm valuation; accounting method choice; managerial investment decisions; agency theory; financial reporting; internet access. His work has been published in various journals including the Journal of Financial Statement Analysis, CPA Journal, and Journal of State Taxation. Dr. Ross has a total of six years of professional business experience. He served as Controller for Petroleum Trading & Transport Co and as assistant controller/computer programmer for Oil & Gas Consultants International, Inc. Dr. Ross is a member of both the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.