Dr. J Riley Shaw, Associate Professor
Dr. Shaw has taught nine courses at The University of Mississippi. He has taught Principles of Accounting I and II, Intermediate Accounting I and II, Federal Income Taxes I and II, Governmental Accounting, and a Ph.D. seminar in Financial Accounting and Capital Markets. He has also taught a study abroad course in London for three years. He was selected by accountancy students as the Patterson School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher for the academic years 2005-2006 and 2009-2010.
Dr. Shaw is the Faculty Advisor for Beta Alpha Psi and the Deloitte Tax Case Competition Team. He serves on the University’s Undergraduate Council, and has previously served on Faculty Senate. He has served on a University-wide Quality Enhancement Plan development committee. He is the former Editor of the newsletter for the Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Section of the American Accounting Association and is also the former Chair of the Committee on Teaching and Curriculum for the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association. He has presented topics covering the tax aspects of aircraft ownership at the Patterson School of Accountancy’s Accountancy Weekend and the Mississippi Tax Institute.
Prior to his doctoral program, Dr. Shaw was Manager of Federal Income Taxes in the Tax Department of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. located in Bentonville, Arkansas, and he began his accounting career in the Tax Department of the Tulsa office of Arthur Andersen & Co. Dr. Shaw holds a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.S. in Accounting, both from Oklahoma State University.