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Robert Raymond Sterling

Robert Raymond Sterling, business educator. Recipient Gold medal, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1968, 1974, Bicentennial Distinguished International Lecturer, Europe, 1976, Hoover Distinguished International Lecturer, Australia, 1979.

Background

  • Sterling, Robert Raymond was born on May 16, 1931 in Bugtussle, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Roland Pomeroy and Lillian (Neuman) Sterling.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Denver, 1956. Master of Business Administration, University Denver, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1964.

    Career

    • Assistant professor social science Harpur College, Binghamton, New York, 1963—1966. Science faculty fellow Yale University, 1966—1967. Associate professor, professor business administration University Kansas, Lawrence, 1967—1970, Arthur Young distinguished professor, 1970—1974.

      Director research American Accounting Association, 1972—1974. Jesse Jones Distinguished professor Rice University, Houston, 1974—1980, dean Graduate School Administration, 1976—1980. Winspear distinguished professor University Alberta, Canada, 1980—1981.

      Senior fellow Finance Accounting Standards Board, 1981—1983. Garff distinguished professor business University Utah, Salt Lake City, from 1983.

    Works

    Membership

    Board directors National Bureau Economic Research, United Way, Trust Corporation International. Fellow: Accountants Public Interest (board director), Southwest Accounting Association (president), American Accounting Association (vice president 1975-1976), Accounting Researchs International Association (president 1974-1980). Member: Houston Philosophical Society (board director), National Association Accountants.

    Connections

    • Children: Robert, Kimberly.
    • father: Roland Pomeroy Sterling
    • mother: Lillian (Neuman) Sterling
    • children: Robert Sterling
    • Kimberly Sterling
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    Died June 29, 2010
    (aged 79)
    Nationality
    • 1956
      University Denver
    • 1958
      University Denver
    • 1964
      University Florida
    • 1963 - 1966
      Assistant, professor social science Harpur College
      Binghamton, New York, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      science faculty fellow, Yale University
    • 1967 - 1970
      associate, business administration University Kansas
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1967 - 1970
      professor, business administration University Kansas
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      director, research American Accounting Association
    • 1974 - 1980
      Jesse Jones Distinguished professor, Rice University
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      Jesse Jones Distinguished professor, Rice University
    • 1980 - 1981
      Winspear distinguished professor, University Alberta
      Canada
    • 1981 - 1983
      senior, fellow Finance Accounting Standards Board
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