Steven R. Jackson, Ph.D., CPA

Associate Professor

Academic and Professional Interests
Dr. Jackson's research interests are in accounting education and behavioral issues in Ethics and Auditing. He has published articles in such refereed journals as The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, The Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, The Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, The International Journal of the Academic Business World, Advances in Accounting, Finance and Economics, The Journal of Business and Economic Research, The Accounting Educators Journal, The Accounting Educators Journal and The Journal of Accountancy. Dr. Jackson served as the editor of the journal Advances in Accounting, Finance and Economics from 2007 to 2009. Dr. Jackson is the co-author of Managerial Accounting: A Focus on Ethical Decision Making, now in its Fifth edition published by Thomson/Southwestern and Managerial ACCT, now in its second edition. 

Professional Honors and Achievements

He has received six outstanding teaching awards at Arizona State University and the University of Southern Mississippi, two outstanding research awards from The University of Tennessee at Martin and The University of Southern Maine. He has held the Hardy Graham distinguished professorship at The University of Tennessee at Martin, the LaBlanc distinguished professorship at Loyola University New Orleans where he was also the director of the accounting program. He also held the Hendrix Chair of Excellence at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He has been listed in Who's Who among America's Teachers and Who's Who in Business Higher Education.

Selected Publications

Jackson, S. (2013). An Empirical Anaylsis of the Impact of the Theory of Reasoned Action on Auditing Student Ethical Decision Making. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, XXXX (4), 54-66. 

Jackson, S. (2012). An Empirical Analysis of the Theory of Reasoned Action on Understanding the Impact on Auditing Ethical Decisions. International Journal of the Academic Business World, 6 (2), 43-50. 

Jackson, S. R. & Posey, R. B. (2011). An Examination of the Impact of the Theory of Non-Rational Escalation of Commitment Bias on Explaining the Inclusion of Sunk Costs in Decision Models. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, XXXVIII (1), 37-49. 

Jackson, S. (2010). Using Fiction in the Auditing Classroom: Can 'The Auditor' Impact Student Perceptions of the Auditing Process? Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, XXXVI (2). 

Chene, D., Violette, G., & Jackson, S. (2008). Readability of Auditing Textbooks: An Analysis Using the Cloze Procedure. Advances in Accounting, Finance and Economics, 1 (1), 16. 

Jackson, S. & Posey, R. (2008). Use Of Sunk Costs In Decision-Models And The Impact On Teaching. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, XXXIV (1). 

Redman, A. & Jackson, S. (2007). Accountants In Finance: Changes in Accounting Education and The Implications for Undergraduate Fundamentals of Finance. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, 32 (2), 173-182. 

Jackson, S. & Violette, G. (2007). An Examination of Non-Rational Decisions in Sunk Cost Decisions. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, 32 (2), 104-109. 

Jackson, S. & VanVuren, K.W. (2005). The Impact of a Novella on Accounting Students Perception of The Audit Profession. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research

Jackson, S. & Williams, P. (2004). A Comparison of Two Statistical Measures of Multiple Choice Question Reliability. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 12 (3). 

Usery, A. & Jackson , S. (2004). Assessing the Evolution of Audit Philosophy: In Light of the Collapse of Arthur Andersen. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, XXX (2). 

Pemberton, B. & Jackson, S. (2004). Evaluating Government Regulations Impact on the State Lottery and Casino Gaming Industries. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, XXX (1). 

Jackson, S. (2004). The Impact of Accounting Scandals on Students Choosing Accounting as a Major. Journal of Business & Economics Research

Jackson, S. & Violette, G. (2002). Expectancy Theory and the Impact on Student Performance,. Mid-South Journal of Business, 7. 

Jackson, S. (2002). Information Content of Selected Changing-Prices Income Numbers: A Further Look. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research

Jackson, S. & Violette, G. (2002). Student Learning Styles: Introduction of the AOE Concept in Learning. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, XXVIII (1). 

Jackson, S. & Smoluk, H.J. (2000). A Statistical Measure of Multiple Choice Question Reliability. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 8 (1). 

Jackson, S. (2000). An Initial Examination of the Reliability of Multiple Choice Questions on the Audit Portion of the CPA Exam. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 8 (4). 

Jackson, S. & Lowensohn, S. (1998). Sources of Accounting Education Research Following AECC Formation, . Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 5 (5). 

Jackson, S., Shriver, K., & Wheeler, S. (1997). An Examination of the Relative Reliability of Changing Prices Income Data. Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 23 (3). 

Jackson, S., Jordan, C., & Gordan, G. (1996). An Empirical Study of Low Consensus Auditor Materiality Judgments Using Multi-Attribute Utility Theory. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 2 (1). 

Wheeler, S., Violette, G., & Jackson, S. (1990). Distractor Identification Scoring of Multiple Choice Exams as a Proposed Method for Partial Knowledge Measurement. Accounting Educators' Journal, 2 (2).

Professional Affiliations

  • American Accounting Association
  • American Institute of CPA's
  • Institute of Management Accountants

Awards and Honors

Award

2012:  College of Business. Joseph A. Greene Teaching Excellence Award

2002:  The University of Tennessee at Martin . Excellence in Reseach Award

2000:  University of Southern Maine . Faculty Senate Award for Excellence in Scholarship

1988:  Arizona State University . Outstanding Teaching Assistant: School of Accounting

1987:  Arizona State University . Outstanding Teaching Assistant: College of Business

1985:  Arizona State University . Outstanding Teaching Assistant: School of Accounting

Honor

2005:  Who's Who Amoung America's Teachers.

2005:  Barry and Teresa Distinguished Professor of Busines Ethics . At Loyola University New Orleans

2004:  Who's Who Amoung America's Teachers.

2004:  Hendrix Chair of Excellence . Endowed Chair of Excellence at UTMartin

2004:  SIFE. Sam Walton Fellowship

2003:  Who's Who in Business Higher Education .

2003:  Hendrix Chair of Excellence . Endowed Chair of Excellence at UTMartin

2003:  SIFE. Sam Walton Fellowship

2002:  Hardy Graham Distinguished Professor . At UTMartin

2002:  Hendrix Chair of Excellence . Endowed Chair of Excellence at UTMartin

2002:  SIFE. Sam Walton Fellowship

2001:  Hardy Graham Distinguished Professor . At UTMartin

1995:  Long Beach Mississippi Rotary Club. Distinguished Educator

1994:  Long Beach Mississippi Chamber of Commerce. Educator of the Month

1994:  The Accounting Society USM Gulf Coast. Outstanding Accounting Faculty Member