Keith Richardson, PhD


Department of Accounting

Office: Horrigan Hall 009B
Phone: 502.272.8403

Degrees and Schools

PhD - University of Oregon
MBA - Pacific Lutheran University
BA - University of Puget Sound

Research & Teaching Areas

  • Financial Accounting
  • Professional Ethics
  • Fraud
  • Thomas Merton

Prior Academic Positions

  • Indiana State University
  • Central Washington University
  • St. Martin’s College

Professional Experience, Leadership & Service

  • KyCPA Governor's Scholars Task Force
  • Kentucky State Department of Education Program of Studies Task Force for Business Education
  • Affiliated American, Incorporated
  • Dwyer, Pemberton & Coulson, CPA's
  • Ostrom Mushroom Farms
  • Arthur Andersen & Company

Representative Publications

  • (2012) “Napoli Pizza Wants to Determine Its Optimal Capital Structure”, Journal of Business Cases and Applications, with B. Stevenson, D. Bauer, and D. Collins.
  • (2011) “Jill Pelabur Learns How to Develop Her Own Estimate of a Company’s Stock Value”, Journal of Business Cases and Applications, Vol. 3, July 2011, pp. 80-91, with D. Bauer and D. Collins.
  • (2010) “Generational Comparison: Gen-Xers in the United States and Korea Evaluate Financial Wealth”, Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, Vol. 2, January 2010, pp. 100-107, with D. Bauer, B. Hastings, and M. Mitchell.