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Raymond Johnson


Professor of Accounting
Harry Visse Excellence in Teaching Fellow

Office: SBA 465
Phone: 503-725- 5354
Fax: 503-725-5850
Email: johnsonr@pdx.edu

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Dr. Raymond Johnson is an Oregon CPA and teaches auditing concepts and practices and financial statement analysis at Portland State University. Dr. Johnson previously served as staff to the U.S. Auditing Standards Board, he authored an auditing textbook, and he has written numerous academic and professional articles.  Most recently he co-authored an article with Gaylen Hansen entitled Audit Fees and Engagement Profitability: An Approach to Strengthen Compliance with Standards of Ethical Behavior that appeared in the August 2011 CPA Journal. His current research interests focus on the development of critical thinking skills in the accounting curriculum and on strengthening ethical behavior in the accounting profession.  Dr. Johnson is the first recipient of the Harry C. Visse Excellence in Teaching Fellowship.

 Dr. Johnson is currently the Western Region Director for the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).  He served on the Oregon Board of Accountancy for seven years.  Dr. Johnson is also a member of the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee.  He is a past chair of the Oregon Board of Accountancy and a past president of the Oregon Society of CPAs.    Dr. Johnson currently chairs the NASBA Ethics and Strategic Professional Issues Committee.  He is also the current NASBA representative on the International Accounting Education Standards Board Consultative Advisory Group and he currently represents the AICPA on the U.S. International Qualifications Assessment Board.  He continues to be an active member of NASBA’s regulatory response committee.

 Dr. Johnson’s recent university services includes leading a disciplinary initiative on assurances of learning, he sat on the Portland State University Financial Futures Committee and the Portland State University subcommittee developing a new university budget model.  He is also a recent past chair of the faculty senate’s Educational Policy Committee.

 Dr. Johnson has taught numerous CPE courses in accounting and auditing, and has served on numerous committees of the Oregon Board of Accountancy and the Oregon Society of CPAs.  He has a B.S. from University of Oregon, an M.A.S. from University of Illinois, and a Ph.D. from University of Oregon.  He had nine years of public accounting experience before entering higher education.