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Robert Marley


Robert Marley

Meet Robert Marley

Associate Director/Center for Ethics; Assistant Professor, Accounting

Education: 2011 University of South Florida, Ph.D.
2003 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, C.A.
2001 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, B.S.

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Courses Taught: Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting

Career Specialties: Robert Marley specializes in behavioral research with an accounting information systems emphasis.

Professional and Community Activities: Marley’s research has been published in a variety of academic journals. Most recently, the Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance published his study “Essential IT Controls for Preventing Cash Fraud” (2015) which provides organizations with simple tools they can use to safeguard electronic cash accounts against hackers. Marley’s work has been published in the International Research Journal of Applied Finance (2014), The Journal of Corporate Finance & Accounting (2014) and Issues in Accounting Education (2013).

His research-in-progress has been featured by Yale University’s Center for International Finance, by Investor Relations magazine, and SSRN’s Behavioral and Experimental Accounting eJournal ranks two of his in-progress studies among its Top 10.

In the last year, Marley presented five works of research across five academic conferences: The National Accounting Conference, the Management Accounting Conference, the Diversity Conference, the Southeast Region Conference and the International Accounting Conference.

Marley currently serves as the American Accounting Association’s Diversity Section Southeast Research Coordinator and as a reviewer for the Academy of Accounting and Finance.

Honors and Awards: In recognition of his research, Marley received a Distinguished Research Award from the Academy of Accounting (2015) and Porter Keadle Moore’s Faculty Fellowship in Accounting (2014). Marley also won the Academy of Business Disciplines “Best Pedagogical Paper in Conference” award in 2013.