Vicky Arnold, Ph.D., CPA

Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting

Vicky Arnold, Ph.D., CPA

Biography

Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting
Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
Ph.D. – University of Arkansas, 1989, Major:  Accounting, Minors:  Computer Information Systems and Organizational Behavior
M.B.A. – University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1981
B.A. (History) – University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1979

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE
2011-Present – Editor, Behavioral Research in Accounting
2001-2011 – Editor,Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research
2000-2010 – Associate Editor, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Associate Editor
1997-2001 – Senior Associate Editor, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, Senior Associate Editor

AWARDS, HONORS, AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Received the 2011 Notable Contribution to the Literature Award from the Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association (with N. Clark, P. Collier, S.A. Leech, and S.G. Sutton)
  • Received the 2011 Outstanding Service Award from the Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association
  • Received a 2010-2011 College of Business Administration Research Incentive Award
  • Received the 2010 Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Information Systems, SIG-ASYS Workshop, for “Do Section 404 Disclosures Affect Investors’ Perceptions of Information Systems Reliability and Stock Price Predictions?” (with J.C. Bedard, J. Phillips, and S.G. Sutton)
  • Received the 2009 Best Paper Award—Managerial Accounting at the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia New Zealand for “Managing Risk in Interorganizational Relationships: Factors Influencing the Desirability of E-Commerce Assurance” (with C. Hampton, D. Khazanchi, and S.G. Sutton)
  • Received the 2009 Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Enterprise Systems, Accounting & Logistics for “Competing pressures of risk and absorptive capacity potential on commitment and information sharing in global supply chains” (with T. Benford, C. Hampton, and S.G. Sutton)
  • Received the 2008 Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award from the Artificial Intelligence/Emerging Technologies Section of the American Accounting Association
  • Received the 2008 Outstanding Alumni Award Education from the University of Arkansas.
  • Recognized as 2008 UCF Faculty Women of Prominence: Women Making History
  • Received the 2004-05 Notable Contribution to the Literature from the Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association for Researching Accounting as an Information Systems Discipline (with Steve Sutton)
  • Received the 2004 Best Paper Award from the American Accounting Association Midwest Regional Meeting for “The Impact of Principles- Vs. Rules-Based Standards on Auditors’ Decisions” (with Joann Segovia)
  • Received the 2002-03 Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). This award was granted for computer integration of the cost accounting course.
  • Received the 2002-03 Undergraduate Professor of the Year Award from the senior accounting students, University of Connecticut.
  • Received the 2002-03 Notable Editorial Contribution from the Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association for Researching Accounting as an Information Systems Discipline (with Steve Sutton)
  • Received the 1999 Notable Contribution to the Information Systems Literature Awardfrom the Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association for “The Theory of Technology Dominance: Understanding the Impact of Intelligent Decision Aids on Decision-Makers’’Judgments” (with Steve Sutton)
  • Selected by both students and faculty members to receive the award for Faculty Excellence in Teaching, 1990‑91, for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, College of Business Administration.
  • Selected as Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Faculty Member for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1988-89.
  • Faculty Advisor for Beta Alpha Psi, Epsilon Pi Chapter, 1990-92.  The organization attained Superior Status for the first time in the history of the chapter in 1990-91 and repeated that accomplishment in 1991-92. Under my supervision, one of the members wrote a paper for the National Undergraduate Manuscript Contest and won second place.

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