Dr. Robert C. Richardson
Professor of Accounting
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
Accounting Education, Auditing, Fraud
Faith, family, flag football, ultimate Frisbee, camping
Current Courses Taught:
COB 242, ACTG 410, ACTG 651
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.
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