Dr. Raymond Elson
Professor of Accounting
Prior to academia Dr Elson worked in public accounting and internal auditing with such organizations as Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), American International Group and AXA-Equitable all in New York. Dr Elson’s primary teaching areas are in managerial accounting, government and not for profit accounting, and auditing. His research interest includes non-profit accounting and reporting issues (especially in religious organizations), corporate governance issues, and internal controls. Dr Elson has presented his research at various regional and national meetings and has published in a number of academic and practitioner journals including the Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues; the Journal of Accounting, Ethics & Public Policy; the Journal of Business Cases and Applications; the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal; The CPA Journal and the Academy of Business Disciplines Journal.
Dr Elson received the 2006 Rea and Lillian Steele Outstanding Teaching award and the 2010 -2011 Rea and Lillian Steele Outastanding Service Award. Dr Elson is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs (Valdosta Chapter), the American Institute of CPAs and the Institute of Internal Auditors.