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Dr. Robert C. Richardson
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JMU Faculty Bob RichardsonAssociate Professor of Accounting, Baker Tilly Faculty Scholar

When started working at JMU:
August 2001

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Accounting, May 1998, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Master of Accountancy, May 1998, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University              
B.S. in Accounting, May 1988, Clemson University

Research Interests:
Accounting Education, Auditing, Fraud

Personal Interests:
Faith, family, flag football, ultimate Frisbee, camping

Current Courses Taught:
COB 242, ACTG 410, ACTG 651

Key Publications:

Using Computerized Audit Software to Learn Statistical Sampling: An Instructional Resource, with T.J. Louwers, 2010, Issues in Accounting Education, Special Issue, 553-567. 

“Criminal Investigations of Taxpayer Fraud,” with Nancy Nichols, Journal of Legal Tax Research, 2006, Volume 4.

“Thinking Outside of the Box (of wine that is): An Exercise in Independence,” by Robert C. Richardson.  Issues in Accounting Education, August 2004, Volume 19, Issue No. 3.

Positions Held:

KPMG, Master Instructor, Advanced Auditing for Associates, 2006 – Present 

Senior Mine Action Managers’ Course, Instructor, United Nations Development Program, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012

KPMG, External Instructor, General Instructor Training, May 2007 – 2010                 

KPMG, External Instructor, Audit Fundamentals, 2005 – 2007

ACT-AICPA Uniform CPA Examination (2006), Item Writer for Auditing CPA exam questions 

BeckerConviser Instructor, Summer 2005, Harrisonburg, VA

Taught Auditing and Attestation parts 1-5.

Audit Senior, Elliott Davis and Company, Greenville, S.C., 1988-1991