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John Briggs

John Briggs

Associate Professor of Accounting

Office: 331 Zane Showker Hall
Phone: 540-568-3206
Email: briggsjw@jmu.edu
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 0203, Harrisonburg, VA 22807





Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2004
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2001
B.S., College of William and Mary, 1991

Professional Interests: 
Financial reporting, corporate taxation

Personal Interests: 
Finance and investments

Current Courses Taught: 
ACTG 675
COB 241

Key Publications: 
"How to Excel at Options Valuation," with Charles Baril and Luis Betancourt. Journal of Accountancy, December 2005

“A Test of Deterrents to Insider Trading Using Importance Ratings”, with Joseph Beams and William Belski.  Accounting and the Public Interest, 2008

“Asset Securitization in a Changing Environment”, with Joseph Beams.  CPA Journal, September 2012