Faculty Profile for Dr. Ann L Watkins

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Dr. Ann L Watkins
Chair - Professor — Department of Accounting
MCOY 431
phone: (512) 245-2566

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Watkins received her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. She has taught in many areas of accounting including financial, managerial, accounting information systems, auditing and ethics. Dr. Watkins also spent three years at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland where she taught UK GAAP and European financial statement analysis. Her research interests include financial accounting, audit quality and other issues relating to the public interest.

Teaching Interests

She has taught in many areas of accounting including financial, managerial, accounting information systems, auditing and ethics. Dr. Watkins also spent three years at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland where she taught UK GAAP and European financial statement analysis.

Research Interests

Research interests include financial accounting, audit quality and other issues relating to the public interest.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Raiborn, C. A., Butler, J. B., & Watkins, A. L. (2018). From the Vine to the Bottle: Opportunities for CPAs within the Wine Industry. The CPA Journal, 88(11), 34–40.
  • Brenner, V. C., Jeancola, M. M., & Watkins, A. (2015). Using Mini-Cases to Develop AICPA Core Competencies. Advances in Accounting Education, 16, 21–44. Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/series/aae
  • Brenner, V. C., Jeancola, M. M., & Watkins, A. (2013). Mini-Cases: An Efficient Teaching Tool. Business Education Forum, (October).
  • Brenner, V. C. ., Watkins, A., & Flynn, P. (2012). Accounting Student Views on Ethics. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 12(5), 110–117.
  • Brenner, V. C., Jeancola, M. M., & Watkins, A. (2012). Using the Case Method Approach to Introduce Students to International Financial Reporting Standards. Academy of Business Disciplines Journal.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Lloyd Morrison Outstanding Teaching Assistant. 1993

Selected Service Activities

Member
MAcy Program Committee
September 1, 2017-Present
Committee Chair
McCoy Foundation, Audit Committee
November 2015-Present
Officer, Treasurer
McCoy Foundation
November 2015-Present
Committee Chair
Alumini Success
September 2013-Present
Board Member
McCoy Foundation
August 2013-Present