Dr. David Stott, Ph.D.

Director; O'Bleness Professor of Accountancy

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Dr. David M. Stott joined the Ohio University faculty in the summer of 2016 and serves as the director of the School of Accountancy and the O’Bleness Professor of Accountancy. He previously served as the director of graduate programs in accounting and chair of the Department of Accounting and MIS at Bowling Green State University, where he held the Maurer Family Distinguished Professorship in Accounting.

Dr. Stott received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Texas State University and both his Master of Accountancy and Ph.D. degrees from Washington State University. He initially received his CPA certificate in Texas and is certified and licensed to practice in Ohio. Dr. Stott’s research and teaching interests are primarily in financial accounting and reporting, auditing, and the conceptual framework. His research has appeared in Accounting Horizons, the Journal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy, Management Accounting Quarterly, the Journal of Accounting Education, and the Mid-American Journal of Business. He has also presented papers at several regional and national accounting conferences.

Dr. Stott is active in both academic and professional organizations. He is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. Dr. Stott has also been involved in teaching several continuing professional education seminars. Before returning to academia, he spent several years working for Arthur Andersen & Co. in Houston (leaving well before the Enron debacle).