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Dorothy Davis
Associate Professor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 343
318-342-1119
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Dorothy A Davis, DBA/CPA
Associate Professor, Accounting

Education

DBA

1989, Accounting
Mississippi State University

BS

1962, Business Education
Mississippi University for Women

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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Dorothy Davis is an Associate Professor of Accounting.  She holds the John L. Luffey, Sr. Endowed Professorship in Accounting.  She currently teaches in the Cost/Managerial area to both graduate and undergraduate students.  She finds teaching rewarding and particularly enjoys the individuality found in each of the students.  Teaching at Hong Kong Shue Yan University in the master’s program is a valuable learning experience both as a teacher and personally.  She served as Treasurer for the local / regional Habitat for Humanity and Susan G. Komen organizations.

Licensure & Certification

Certified Public Accountant, Mississippi State Board of CPAs. (Present)
Chartered Gobal Management Accountant, American Institute of CPAs. (November 2014 - Present)

Research Interests

Her research interests are generally in the pedagogical area.  Recent research is on use of the flipped classroom in accounting and adjusting the introductory course position in the accounting curriculum.  

Recent Publications

Hodge, T. G., DeFatta, J., Davis, D. A. (2002). The R & E Tax Credit for Internally Developed Software. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Davis, D. A., Hodge, T. G., DeFatta, J. (2002). College Savings Plans: Important Tax Considerations. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Davis, D. A., Hodge, T. G. (2003). Taxation of Contingent Attorney's Fees. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Hodge, T. G., Davis, D. A., DeFatta, J. A. (2003). Multi-stage Corporations and Unitary Filing: Congress Needs to Correct Some Problems!. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Davis, D. A., Hodge, T. G. (2003). Using Internal Controls Successfully in a Small Owner-Operated Business. Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Davis, D. A., Hodge, T. G. (2004). Refund Anticipation Loans in Today's Tax Market. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Hodge, T. G., Davis, D. A. (2004). Broadband Deployment in Rural America: Are Federal and State Tax Credits the Answer?. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Davis, D. A. (2004). Model for Segregation of Duties for the Small Business Owner. Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Davis, D. A., Hodge, T. G. (2005). The Role of Tax Law in Structured Settlements. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Cole, H. S., Davis, D. A. (2005). Salesperson Motivation: Where Are We Now?. Las Vegas, NV: Proceedings of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Hodge, T. G., Davis, D. A. (2005). An Investigation of Oil and Gas Exploration Incentives: A State by State Comparison. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Davis, D. A., Dunn, J. P. (2005). You Ought to Keep Good Records and Use Them in Management Decisions. Albuquerque, NM: Proceedings of the Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
Davis, D. A., Dunn, J. P. (2005). You Ought to Keep Good Records and Use Them in Management Decisions. Conway, AR: Small Business Advancement National Center Newsletter.
Guidry, R., Hayes, T. P., Davis, D. A. (2006). Danbury Restaurants: Evaluating Internal Controls in a Restaurant Setting (pp. 1-12). SW-Case Research Association.
Hodge, T. G., Davis, D. A., Webb, K. (2007). Uniformity and Unitary Apportionment: Fact or Fiction. Las Vegas, Nevada: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Davis, D. A., Hodge, T. G., Webb, K. (2007). Income Tax Filing Status: Beware of the Pitfalls. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Hodge, T. G., Davis, D. A., Webb, K. (2008). The Taxation of Professional Athletes: A State by State Comparison. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Davis, D. A., Hodge, T. G., Boswell, K. (2008). Small Business Owners: Steps You Can Take to Enhance the Ethical Environment Within Your Business. Las Vegas, NV: American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Davis, D. A. (2009). Structured Settlements: Tax Law Effects. Franklin Business & Law Review Journal.
Weber, J. C., Davis, D. A. (2009). The Real Ethical Dilemma - Trouble at the Source (pp. p. 15). New York, NY: The CPA Journal.
Davis, D. A., Dunn, J. P., Boswell, K. (2009). The Importance of Capturing and Using Financial Information in Small Business. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration.
Jackson, A., Boswell, K., Davis, D. A. (2011). Sustainability and Triple Bottom Line Reporting – What is it all about? (pp. 55-59). Los Angeles, CA: International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology.
Weber, J. C., Davis, D. A., Roshto, P. G. (2013). Accounting's Interlocking Puzzle Pieces (pp. all). Kendall Hunt.
Weber, J., Roshto, P., Davis, D. (2015). Managerial Accounting Nuts and Bolts (pp. all). Kendall Hunt.
Weber, J., Davis, D., McEacharn, M. (2017). A Financial Statement Campaign: Engaging Accounting Students. Journal of Social Science and Business.

Courses Taught

ACCT 2013INTRO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING, 19 course(s)

ACCT 2020INTRO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING, 3 course(s)

ACCT 3007Technology For Acct, 3 course(s)

ACCT 3008Accounting Information Systems, 3 course(s)

ACCT 3011NTERMED FINANCIAL ACCT II, 18 course(s)

ACCT 3020COST ACCOUNTING, 16 course(s)

BMBA 5012ACCT ANALY FOR DECISION MAKING, 12 course(s)

CINS 2015Spreadsheet Applications, 1 course(s)

ENTR 3051Entr Info and Analysis, 3 course(s)