College of Business Mississippi State University

Faculty & Staff

 Shawn  Mauldin, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CFP®
  • Shawn Mauldin, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CFP®
  • Director and Professor, Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy
  • Office: 662.325.1633
  • Department: 662.325.3710


  • Ph.D., University of Mississippi, Accounting
  • M.B.A., Nicholls State University, Business
  • B.S., Nicholls State University, Accounting

Recent Publications

  • "Proactive Personality, Core Self-evaluations, and Engagement: The Role of Negative Emotion", with J Haynie and B Flynn, Management Decision, 2017, no. 55, p 13.
  • "The Marketability of Options for Meeting the 150-Hour Requirement: An Empirical Analysis of Public Accounting Firm Recruiting Intentions", with Robert Braun, Chuck Viosca, and Michael Chiasson, Issues In Accounting Education, 2013, vol. 28, no. 3, p 537-553.
  • "Providing Investment Advice to Clients: An Overview for CPAs", with Shari Lawrence, Journal of Business Issues, 2013, vol. 1, no. 1, p 67-73.

Recent Presentations

  • "Darned if You Do. Damned if You Don't: The Whistleblower's Dilemma", Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, 2017.
  • "An Analysis of Recent Data on the Progressivity of the U.S. Federal Tax System", with S Mauldin, , and , Academy of Business Research, New Orleans, LA , 2015.
  • "An Analysis of Recent Data on the Progressivity of the U.S. Federal Tax System", with Xiaoyan Tony Chu, Kevin Breaux, and Michael Chiasson, COB Research Week Presentations, , 2015.
  • "Face-to-Face and Online Degrees from Traditional and Online Universities: An Empirical Investigation of CPAs’ Recruiting Evaluations", with Robert Braun and Chuck Viosca, AAA, Atlanta, GA, 2014.
  • ""CPAs' Evaluations of Accounting Graduates: Will Online Trends Meet Practitioners' Expectations?"", with Chuck Viosca, 9th Annual Research Week, Nicholls State University, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, 2014.


  • Certified Global Management Accountant, .
  • Certified Financial Planner, .
  • Certified Management Accountant, .
  • Certified Public Accountant, .