Donald Deis is the System Regents Professor of Accounting and the Joslin Endowed Chair in Accounting at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
He teaches state and local government and not-for-profit topics in the FAR section of Wiley CPA Excel and routinely teaches courses on Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting, Advanced Auditing, Forensic Accounting, and Professional Accounting Research.
Dr. Deis is active in the American Accounting Association, where he served on its National Council from 2001-2002. Previously, he was a board member of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy, served as a technical advisor to the CPA exam for the American Institute of CPAs, and was a member of the Government Performance Accountability Committee.
He received his B.A. from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, his MBA in Accounting from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and his Ph.D. in Accounting at Texas A&M University.
Donald Deis is an associate editor or editorial board member of four journals and his research focuses on auditor independence, the quality of public sector audits, outsourcing of government services, corporate governance, and forensic accounting.
He has over 50 publications, which have been featured in places such as Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Accounting Review, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, Journal of Business & Economics Research, and Issues in Accounting Education. In his spare time, Dr. Deis an avid fisherman, boater, and volunteer at PGA golf events.