Dr. Charles G. Carpenter

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Dr. Charles G. Carpenter

Emeritus Faculty of Accounting
Year at Francis Marion University: 2005-2018



Ph.D., University of Illinois
M.S., University of Illinois
C.P.A., Illinois
B.S., Elmhurst College

Areas of Expertise:

Financial Accounting
Financial Reporting


Professor Carpenter joined the faculty in 2005, after prior years’ service at Penn State and at Miami University (Ohio) where for fifteen years he was department chair.  He retired from Francis Marion 2018. He was active in professional organizations, with service including Vice-President of the American Accounting Association, Vice-President of the Ohio Society of CPAs, and President of the Accounting Programs Leadership Group.  He was also active in the accreditation process for accounting programs, administered by AACSB.  His research has appeared in journals such as The Journal of Accounting ResearchThe Accounting ReviewThe Journal of Accountancy, and the CPA Journal.