Retzlaff Chair in Accounting
Office: SBA 676
Dr. Jesse Dillard received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and his Master of Science Management and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Clemson University. Before joining the Business School faculty as a the Retzlaff Chair of Accounting, Dr. Dillard served on the faculties of Ohio State University, University of New Mexico, and University of Central Florida where he served as the KPMG Professor of Accounting. Professor Dillard also serves as Director of the Center for Professional Integrity and Accountability.
Dr. Dillard's research, which includes more than 100 published articles, books and reviews, focuses on social and behavioral consequences of accounting and business practices, with specific emphasis on public interest responsibilities, ethical structures, and information systems in accounting. This work has been published in leading academic journals such as Accounting Organizations, and Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Critical Perspectives on Accounting and Journal of Information Systems and has recently received the prestigious Mary Parker Follett Award for Excellence from the Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. Dr. Dillard is also the founding editor of Accounting and the Public Interest and serves as an Associate Editor for Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.
Dr. Dillard is the second recipient of the Retzlaff Chair in Accounting, which was endowed through a generous donation from the Estate of Herbert Retzlaff to support faculty in the area of Accounting.