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Robert Raymond Sterling

business educator

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