K. E. "Skip" Hughes II, Ph.D.
Director & Professor
307-A Joseph Greene Hall
Cost and managerial accounting
U.S. Naval Academy (B.S.)
University of South Carolina (MBA)
University of Georgia (PhD)
Academic and Professional Interests
Market responses to accounting information; environmental costs and disclosures; issues affecting electric utilities; pedagogy and assessment.
Professional Honors and Achievements
Professor Hughes is a retired naval officer and a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM). He has published in several scholarly journals, including The Accounting Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Information Systems, and the Journal of Forensic Accounting. Additionally, Hughes has published over 40 articles on the electric utility industry. He has been honored in receiving the Sigma Phi Epsilon Outstanding Professor Award in 2007 and the C. Brenner Endowed Faculty Research Award in 2000 and 2002.