Kevin Ennis PhD

 Kevin Ennis PhD

Title:

  • Professor of Accountancy

Contacts:

kle2@msstate.edu
Office: (601) 484-161
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Overview

Education:

  • Ph D, Accounting, Jackson State University, 2005
  • Master of Taxation (M.T.), Taxation, University of Mississippi, 1995
  • BS, Commerce and Business Administration, University of Alabama, 1979

Research interests:

Ethics and moral decision-making. SOX of 2002. Self Interest decision-making. Individual Income Tax

Publications

Conference Proceeding

  • Extension Threats From IRC 501(R) —What Does the Future Hold for Health Care Organizations?.  Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies. Volume 20, Issue 1, Page 9. 2015
  • Rule-Based Moral Reasoning (RMR) and CPAs' Political Ideology.  Academy of Business Research International. 2011
  • CPAs Political Ideology and Rule-based Moral Reasoning.  Abstract in Proceedings of Allied Academies 2010 International Conference. 2010
  • Public Interest Vs. Self-Interest: An Empirical Investigation into the Financial Stake Implication of Selected Prohibited Services, Under Section 201 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Academey of Accounting, Finance, and Economics. 2009
  • CPAs Moral Reasoning and Support for Government Intervention into Corporate Governance of Nonpublic Entities.  Abstract in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of American Higher Education. 2009
  • Financial Stake and Support for Expanding Government Intervention into Corporate Governance of NonPublic Entities.  Abstract in Proceedings of the Allied Academies 2009 International Conference. 2009
  • Political Persuasion of CPAs and Support for Government Intervention into Corporate Governance.  Proceedings of Annual Conference of the Academy of Accounting, Finance, and Economics. 2008
  • Corporate Management Should Voluntarily Establish Audit Rotation as an Internal Control.  Proceedings of the Academy of Accounting and Finance Annual Meeting. 2004

Journal Article

  • Effect of Inventory Management Efficiency on Profitability: Current Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing Industry. Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research . Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 98-106. 2015
  • CPAs’ Moral Reasoning and Support for Expanding Sarbanes-Oxley to Nonpublic Entities. American Journal of Business Research. Volume 3, Issue 1, Pages 5-16. 2010
  • Financial Stake and CPA Support for Expanding Sarbanes-Oxley to Nonpublic Entities. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 121-128. 2010
  • Do CPAs With a Higher Financial Stake in Public Accounting Exhibit Lower Levels of Moral Reasoning. The Southern Business & Economic Journal. Volume 30 , Issue 1, 2, Pages 1-9. 2007
  • Corporate Management Should Voluntarily Establish Audit Rotation as an Internal Control. Journal of Accounting and Finance Research. Volume 13, Issue 1. 2005

Presentations

Demonstration

  • "Dinner and a Movie: Using a Movie to Instill in Students the Professional Principles of an Auditor." Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA), American Accountinmg Association (AAA) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, USA. 2017

Oral Presentation

  • "Big Data Analytics in Auditing: A Student Project of Investigating University Procurement Card (P-Card) Activities." AAA Annual Meeting, Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA), AAA, San Francisco, CA. 2019
  • "Data Analytics in Accounting: From Reality to Classroom Exercise." AAA Annual Meeting, Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA), AAA, Washington, D.C.. 2018
  • "Analysis of Audit Opinions for Bankrupt Companies Using Excel, Access, and R." AIS Educator 2016 Conference, AIS Educator Association, Colorado Spring, CO. 2016
  • "A Study of Inventory Management Efficiency and Firm’s Profitability." The 43rd Decision Science Institute Annual Conference, , San Francisco, CA. 2012
  • "The Relationship between Inventory Management and Profitability." Allied Academies 2011 International Conference, , Las Vegas, NV. 2011
  • "A Comparative Study of Korean Government Accounting Standard Reform." Allied Academies 2011 International Conference, , Las Vegas, NV. 2011
  • "A study of Inventory Management and Profitability through various industries’ Financial Statements." Allied Academies 2011 International Conference, , . 2011
  • "Just-In-Time Inventory Management and its Financial Performance." Allied Academies 2011 International Conference, Allied Academies, Orlando, FL. 2011
  • "Public Interest Vs. Self-Interest: An Empirical Investigation into the Financial Stake Implication of Selected “Prohibited Services” Under Section 201 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act." Annual Conference of the Academy of Accounting, Finance, and Economics , Academy of Accounting, Finance, and Economics , New Orleans, LA. 2009
  • "Political Persuasion of CPAs and Support for Government Intervention into Corporate Governance." Annual Conference of the Academy of Accounting, Finance, and Economics, Academy of Accounting, Finance, and Economics, New Orleans, LA. 2008

Paper

  • "A Study of Relationship between Inventory Management Efficiency and Profitability: U.S. Manufacturing Industry." the 44th Decision Science Institute Annual Conference, DSI, Baltimore, MA.. 2013
  • "CPAs Political Ideology and Rule-based Moral Reasoning." Allied Academies 2010 International Conference, Allied Academies , New Orleans, LA. 2010
  • "An Empirical Investigation into the Relationship of Financial Stake to CPA Support for Certain Sarbanes-Oxley Revenue-Based Prohibitions." American Accounting Association Southeastern Accounting Conference, American Accounting Association, Oxford, MS. 2009
  • "CPAs’ Moral Reasoning and Support for Government Intervention into Corporate Governance of Nonpublic Entities." 3rd International Conference of American Higher Education, American Institute of Higher Education, Nashville, TN. 2009
  • "Financial Stake and Support for Expanding Government Intervention into Corporate Governance of Nonpublic Entities." Allied Academies 2009 International Conference, Allied Academies , New Orleans, LA. 2009

Poster

  • "Dinner and a Movie: Using a Movie to Instill in Students the Professional Principles of an Auditor." Effective Learning Strategies (ELS), American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, USA. 2017