Robert Marley


(813) 257-6303



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

JS 214

Meet Robert Marley

Director/Center for Ethics; Associate Professor, Accounting


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
Fraud Examination

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 high-quality academic journals. Most recently, his work has been published in the Journal of Information Systems (2018), the Journal of Management Accounting Research (2018) and the International Journal of Critical Accounting (2017).

Marley's research has been profiled by Yale University’s Center for International Finance, Investor Relations magazine, and by the Institute of Management Accountants. In 2015, two of Marley’s manuscripts were ranked among the Top 10 of SSRN’s Behavioral and Experimental Accounting eJournal. Marley’s has presented his research at a variety of academic conferences: The National Accounting Conference (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014), the Accounting Information Systems Conference, the Diversity Conference (2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014), the Managerial Accounting Conference (2015), and at Lehigh University (2017) and the University of South Florida (2015).

Marley has served as the treasurer of the American Accounting Association’s Diversity Section for the past four years and is an editorial board member of the Global Journal of Accounting and Finance. He has served as the department chair of accounting (2017) and is a past chairman of the Sykes College of Business Teaching Effectiveness Committee (2015).

Honors and Awards: Marley was named Researcher of the Year by the Sykes College of Business in 2017, received the Dean’s Teaching Excellent Award in 2016 and noted as an Outstanding Student Advisor by the Academic Advising Office in 2016. He was recognized by Beta Alpha Psi for his “Outstanding Faculty Involvement” in 2015.