Dr. Donald Deis

Don Deis

Endowed Chair & Regents Professor 
of Accounting

Office: OCNR 387

Phone: (361) 825-2826
Email: donald.deis@tamucc.edu

Education

Ph.D. Accounting: Texas A&M University, 1988
MBA, Accounting, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, 1977
BA, Liberal Arts, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, 1975


Joined the faculty in 2004

  • Research Interests: Audit economics, earnings management, forensic accounting, privatization of government services, corporate social responsibility reporting and sustainability, and governmental and not-for-profit financial reporting.
  • Teaching Interests: Audit economics, earnings management, forensic accounting, privatization of government services, corporate social responsibility reporting and sustainability, and governmental and not-for-profit financial reporting

Biography 

Dr. Deis earned a Ph.D. in Accounting from Texas A&M University in 1988. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Texas, Active) and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He joined TAMUCC as the Ennis & Virginia Joslin Endowed Chair in Accounting in 2004. He was awarded the Texas A&M University System Regent Professor Award in 2015. Before joining College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Dr. Deis was a faculty member at Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Selected Publications

  • Deis, D., Byus, K. (2016). Who audits America's local governments? Government clients move downstream to regional and local audit firms.  SAM Advanced Management Journal, 81(2), 21-59.
  • Wilmot, C., Gudishala, R., Deis, D., Mokkapati, A. (2013). Investigation into the Impact of Privatizing Civil Engineering Operations in Louisiana DOTD (Technical Report No. 504 ed., pp. 83 pages). Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Transportation Research Center.
  • Huang, P., Zhang, Y., Deis, D., Moffitt, J. (2009). Do Artificial Income Smoothing and Real Income Smoothing Contribute to Firm Value Equivalently? Journal of Banking and Finance, 33(2), 224-233.
  • Reynolds, J. K., Deis, D., Francis, J. (2004). Professional Service Fees and Auditor Objectivity. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 23(1), 29-52.
  • Deis, D., Hill, R. C. (1998). An Application of the Bootstrap Method to the Simultaneous Equations Model of the Demand and Supply of Audit Services. Contemporary Accounting Research, 15(1), 83-99.
  • Deis, D., Giroux, G. A. (1992). Determinants of Audit Quality in the Public Sector. Accounting Review, 67(3), 462-479.

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