James McKinney

Clinical Professor

Accounting & Information Assurance
4333G Van Munching Hall
Ph.D., Major in Accounting, Minor in Econometrics, University of Maryland

Dr. McKinney has several years of experience teaching auditing, financial accounting, business ethics, professional accounting research, accounting systems, and fraud accounting. He is a CPA and has worked in public accounting, including the national auditing office of his firm, as well as in the internal audit department of a Fortune 500 company. 

Dr. McKinney is an award winning author of accounting research, teacher, and student organization faculty advisor. He has served as President of the Academy of Accounting Historian as well as an editor of one of its publications, as a Board member of the Maryland Association of CPAs, and as Chairman of Global Accounting Digital Archive Network Project. Dr. McKinney has given numerous presentations of his research at the national and international meetings of the American Accounting Association, the Academy of Accounting Historians, and the World Congress of Accounting Historians. His research relates primarily to accounting professionalization and organizational issues both current and historic. 

He is a member of the American Accounting Association, Academy of Accounting Historians, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Maryland Association of CPAs, ISACA, Institute of Internal Auditors, National Association of Black Accountants, and ALPFA and is affiliated with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.