DAVID SPICELAND, Professor Emeritus


Professor Emeritus, School of Accountancy

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David Spiceland is Professor Emeritus in the School of Accountancy where he taught financial accounting at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels for 36 years. Interestingly, in 1985, his dad Jesse Spiceland, also was named Professor Emeritus after 36 years teaching in the same accounting program. Professor Spiceland received his B.S. degree in finance from the University of Tennessee, his MBA from Southern Illinois University, and his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Arkansas. Dr. Spiceland also is a CPA.

Professor Spiceland is a textbook author whose several books include McGraw-Hill's best-selling Intermediate Accounting, now in its 9th edition, and Financial Accounting, in its 4th edition. Dr. Spiceland has published articles in a variety of academic and professional journals including The Accounting Review, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Financial Research, Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, and most accounting education journals: Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, Advances in Accounting Education, The Accounting Educators' Journal, Accounting Education, The Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, and Journal of Business Education. David has received university and college awards and recognition for his teaching, research, service, and technological innovations in the classroom.

Recent Publications: 

  • Spiceland, Nelson, and Thomas, Intermediate Accounting, Ninth Edition, McGraw-Hill, Burr Ridge, Illinois, 2018, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2004, 2001,1998.

  • Callahan, C.M., Spiceland, C.P., Spiceland, J.D. and Hairston, S., "Pilot Course: A Teaching Practicum Course as An Integral Component of An Accounting Doctoral Program," Issues in Accounting Education, Volume 31, Issue 2, 2016

  • Spiceland, Thomas, and Hermann, Financial Accounting, Fourth Edition, McGraw-Hill, Burr Ridge, Illinois, 2016, 2014, 2011, 2009.

  • Spiceland, C.P., J.D. Spiceland, and P.J. Njoroge, "Linking Healthcare Quality to the Bottom Line: What Do We Know?" International Journal of Management Accounting Research, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2015 [lead article].

  • Spiceland, C.P., J.D. Spiceland, and S.J. Schaeffer, "Using a Course Redesign to Address Retention and Performance Issues in Introductory Accounting," Journal of Accounting Education, Volume 33, Issue 1, 2015.

  • Spiceland, Thomas, and Hermann, Financial Accounting: Making the Connection, First Edition, McGraw-Hill, Burr Ridge, Illinois, 2013.