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Jamie Connors, Ph.D., CPA

Associate Dean / Associate Professor of Accounting Wright School of Business

Faculty Qualification Summary

Primary Teaching Area: Accounting

Rank: Associate Professor – Tenured
Date of Initial Hire: Adjunct 2009; Lecturer 2011; Assistant Professor 2016; Assistant Dean 2017; Associate Professor & Tenured 2023; Associate Dean 2023
5-Year Review Period: 2019-2024
Qualification Status: SA

Academic Degrees:
Ph.D. Accounting, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, May, 2023
M.B.A Small Business Consulting, University of Central Florida, 1988
B.S. Marine Transportation, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 1982

Rationale for Classification:
Completed Ph.D in 2023, SA until April 2028 and has reduced research requirements due to her administrative role as Associate Dean (as of January 2023). 0 PRJs and 1 OICs

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (published or accepted):

Other Intellectual Contributions (OICs)
1. Nash, L., Connors, J., & Shortridge, R. (May 2024). Challenges and Opportunities in Offering VITA Service-Learning Sites in Higher Education Settings. Presented at the 2024 VITA Conference,     Panel Session, Athens, Georgia. (TLS)