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Richard Gifford

Associate Professor of Accounting School Of Business
South Hall 108
Portrait of Richard Gifford

Office Hours


Monday:  1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday & Thursday:  10:00 am - 11:00 am
or via cell phone daily up until 10:00pm or by appointment

Curriculum Vitae


  • B.A., Gettysburg College

  • M.B.A., The Pennsylvania State University

  • Ph.D., Temple University, 2001

  • CPA


  • American Accounting Association

  • Institute of Management Accountants

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

  • American Association of Certified Public Accountants


  • Gifford, R. (2013). "A short case in operational auditing: priority freight costs, a case study,? presentation at Annual Meeting Mid-Atlantic Region, American Accounting Association, Mid-Atlantic American Accounting Association, Parsippany, NJ.

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Research Interests

Dr. Gifford's research interests are in the areas of accounting pedagogy and fraud.




  • ACCT 103: Intro to Managerial Accounting

    An introduction to managerial accounting theory and practice. Emphasis is given to managerial accounting concepts; cost-volume-profit relationships; job, process, and absorption costing; budgeting; standard costs and variance analysis; price level changes; and the use of managerial accounting information in decision-making. Prerequisites: ACCT 102.