Connect 2-semester Access Card for Intermediate Accounting

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J. David Spiceland

David Spiceland is professor of accounting at the University of Memphis, where he teaches intermediate accounting and other financial accounting courses at the undergraduate and master’s levels. He received his BS degree in finance from the University of Tennessee, his MBA from Southern Illinois University, and his PhD in accounting from the University of Arkansas.

Professor Spiceland’s primary research interests are in earnings management and educational research. He has published articles in a variety of journals, including The Accounting Review, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Financial Research, and Journal of Accounting Education, and is an author of McGraw-Hill’s Financial Accounting with Wayne Thomas and Don Herrmann. Professor Spiceland has received university and college awards and recognition for his teaching, research, and technological innovations in the classroom.

James Sepe

Jim Sepe is an associate professor of accounting at Santa Clara University, where he teaches primarily intermediate accounting in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Professor Sepe received his BS from Santa Clara University, MBA from the University of California – Berkeley, and PhD from the University of Washington.

Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson is the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean and Professor of Accounting at Cornell University’s S. C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. He received his BBA degree from Iowa State University and his MA and PhD degrees from The Ohio State University.

Professor Nelson has won ten teaching awards, including an inaugural Cook Prize from the American Accounting Association. Professor Nelson’s research focuses on decision making in financial accounting and auditing. His research has been published in the Accounting Review; the Journal of Accounting Research; Contemporary Accounting Research; Accounting, Organizations and Society; and several other journals. He has received the American Accounting Association’s Notable Contribution to Accounting Literature Award, as well as the AAA’s Wildman Medal for work judged to make a significant contribution to practice.

Professor Nelson served three terms as an area editor of The Accounting Review and is a member of the editorial boards of several journals. He also served for four years on the FASB’s Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council.

Wayne Thomas

Wayne Thomas is the John T. Steed Chair and Professor of Accounting at the University of Oklahoma’s Price College of Business. He received his BS degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and his MS and PhD from Oklahoma State University. He has received teaching awards at the university, college, and departmental levels, and has received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Oklahoma Society of CPAs. He is an author of McGraw-Hill’s Financial Accounting with David Spiceland and Don Herrmann.

His research focuses on various financial reporting issues and has been published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Accounting Organizations and Society, and others. He has served as an editor for The Accounting Review and has won the American Accounting Association’s Competitive Manuscript Award and Outstanding International Accounting Dissertation. Professor Thomas enjoys various activities such as tennis, basketball, golf, and crossword puzzles, and most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.