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consultant , Accounting educator

James Charles McKeown, American accounting educator, consultant. Recipient Instructional award University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1970, Weldon Powell award, 1973; Fred Roedgers Research award University Illinois, 1978; Ford Foundation fellow, 1967-1968. Member American Accounting Association (Manuscript award 1970, Outstanding Accounting Educator 2003), American Statistical Association, Decision Sciences Institute.

Background

McKeown, James Charles was born on November 3, 1945 in Cleveland. Son of Charles Joseph and Dara Ferrol (Prew) McKeown.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with high honors, Michigan State University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Michigan State University, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor accountancy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1968-1973;associate professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1973-1976;professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1976-1980;Weldon Powell professor accountancy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1980-1983;A.C. Littleton professor accountancy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1983-1989;distinguished professor accounting, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1989-1992;Ernst & Young professor accounting, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 1992. Consultant research, computers. Expert witness.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Inflation and Current Value Accounting, 1979. Author computer-delivered accounting course PLATO for Elementary Accounting, 1978. Contributor numerous articles to academy journals.

Membership

Member American Accounting Association (Manuscript award 1970, Outstanding Accounting Educator 2003), American Statistical Association, Decision Sciences Institute.

Connections

Married Mary Alinda Park, January 2, 1965 (divorced May 1980). Children— Jeffrey Charles, Pamela Lynn. Married second, Nancy Ann Stratton, January 3, 1981.

father:
Charles Joseph McKeown

mother:
Dara Ferrol (Prew) McKeown

spouses:
Mary Alinda Park

Nancy Ann Stratton

children:
Jeffrey Charles McKeown

Pamela Lynn McKeown