School of Accountancy

Faculty and Staff

Connecting with experts in accounting

With advanced degrees and professional certifications, the faculty in the School of Accountancy are experts in their field. From interest in financial management to auditing to forensics, the expertise of our faculty provide you with a comprehensive accounting education.

Our faculty are committed to your success both in and out of the classroom. Our faculty often use their professional connections to enhance their classes with guest presentations, which also provides you with networking opportunities. Our faculty members are committed to supporting you as you pursue your passion and achieve your goals.

Dr. John R. Williams

Dr. John R. Williams

Director of the School of Accountancy
Associate Professor

JohnWilliams@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5414
Office: Glass Hall 439B

Teaching: Accounting theory; advanced cost accounting; advanced accounting; intermediate accounting

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Carole A. Hale

Carole A. Hale

Academic Administrative Assistant II

CaroleHale@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5414
Office: Glass Hall 439
Dr. Paul A. Ashcroft

Dr. Paul A. Ashcroft

Associate Professor

PaulAshcroft@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5027
Office: Glass Hall 455

Teaching: Auditing; intermediate accounting II; advanced auditing; intermediate accounting I

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Samuel J. Bass

Samuel J. Bass

Instructor

SamuelBass@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5767
Office: Glass Hall 447

Teaching: Introduction to financial accounting; intermediate accounting I

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Dr. David B. Byrd

Dr. David B. Byrd

Professor

DavidByrd@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-4183
Office: Glass Hall 452

Teaching: Financial accounting

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Dr. Sandra D. Byrd

Dr. Sandra D. Byrd

Professor
Dir of Missouri State Low Income Tax Clinic

SandraByrd@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-4181
Office: Glass Hall 446

Teaching: Introduction to financial accounting; public service tax

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Dr. Olen L. Greer

Teaching: Introduction to managerial accounting; managerial cost accounting; cost accounting II; controllership and communication

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Michael R. Hammond

Michael R. Hammond

Senior Instructor

MRHammond@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5061
Office: Glass Hall 449

Teaching: Managerial accounting; cost accounting

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Dr. Phillip D. Harsha

Dr. Phillip D. Harsha

Associate Professor
Director, Master of Accountancy Program

PhilHarsha@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5678
Office: Glass Hall 444

Teaching: Accounting information systems; managerial accounting

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Dr. Les E. Heitger

Dr. Les E. Heitger

Professor

LesHeitger@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5337
Office: Glass Hall 459

Teaching: Advanced cost accounting; fraud examination; forensic accounting: litigation support and expert witnessing

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Dr. Christopher S. Hines

Dr. Christopher S. Hines

Assistant Professor

CHines@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-6689
Office: Glass Hall 443
Dr. Carl E. Keller

Dr. Carl E. Keller

Associate Professor

CarlKeller@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-6353
Office: Glass Hall 442

Teaching: Managerial cost accounting, managerial accounting, advanced cost accounting; Beta Alpha Psi Advisor

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Dr. Anthony Craig Keller

Dr. Anthony Craig Keller

Associate Professor

CraigKeller@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-8470
Office: Glass Hall 440

Teaching: Managerial accounting for MBAs; international accounting

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Dr. James C. Lampe

Dr. James C. Lampe

Professor

JLampe@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5068
Office: Glass Hall 448

Teaching: Professionalism in accounting; advanced auditing; advanced auditing; IT auditing; accounting seminar

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Dr. Geanie W. Margavio

Dr. Geanie W. Margavio

Associate Professor

GeanieMargavio@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-4724
Office: Glass Hall 456

Teaching: Intermediate accounting; advanced financial accounting; governmental and not-for-profit accounting; introductory financial accounting

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Dr. Debra H. Oden

Dr. Debra H. Oden

Professor

DebraOden@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-4185
Office: Glass Hall 450

Teaching: Tax accounting II; taxation of business entities; advanced tax accounting; tax research (online); tax considerations for decision makers

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Dr. Stevan K. Olson

Dr. Stevan K. Olson

Professor

StevanOlson@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5697
Office: Glass Hall 460

Teaching: Intermediate accounting I and II; advanced accounting; managerial accounting; introductory accounting I and II

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Julia K. Ravenscraft

Julia K. Ravenscraft

Instructor

JulieRavenscraft@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5025
Office: Glass Hall 441
Dr. George D. Schmelzle

Dr. George D. Schmelzle

Professor

GSchmelzle@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5041
Office: Glass Hall 454

Teaching: Introduction to managerial accounting; accounting/management information systems; managerial cost accounting II; advanced cost accounting; advanced accounting information systems; Beta Alpha Psi Advisor

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Dr. Kerri L. Tassin

Dr. Kerri L. Tassin

Assistant Professor

KerriTassin@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-6914
Office: Glass Hall 457

Teaching: Financial accounting topics; individual income tax preparation

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