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Farrell Gean
Associate Professor of Accounting

Division: Business Administration Division
Office: Center for Communication and Business (CCB) 312
Phone: (310) 506-4539
E-mail: farrell.gean@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1981
  • M.B.A., Georgia State University, 1972
  • B.S., David Lipscomb University, 1972
Courses:
  • Accounting
  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Accounting theory
  • Accounting Education
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • 1992-1997 Recognized as Harriet and Charles Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellow
  • 1978 Academic Research Fellow For American Accounting Association in Dillon Colorado
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Institute of Management Accountants (ICMA)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • American Accounting Association (AAA)
Academic Interests:
  • Research emphasis is in external reporting, investment use of accounting information, and accounting education.
Selected Works:
  • Southern Properties: A Case for Managerial Accounting -.H.V. Young Inc. Publisher, First Edition, August 1998.
  • Learning Methodology for International Accounting Education, Douglas Cloud Co-Author, Tenth Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Maui, Hawaii, October 1998.
  • A Good Case for the User Perspective, Published in the Proceedings of the Midwest Accounting Society annual meeting in Chicago, March 1997.
  • From Chalk to the Chip: Changing Methodologies, Presented at Academy of Business Administration National Conference in Cancun, Mexico, April 1997.
  • Can Internal Marketing Affect the Real/Perceived Images of Accountants?: Lessons from a Re-Evaluation of International and American Students' Perceptions of an Accountant's Image, Global Business Trends Conference, Acapulco, Mexico, December 1997.
  • Managerial Uses of Stock Dividends and Stock Splits, Presented at Annual Meeting of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, February 1998.