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Sinclair



Debra T. Sinclair , Ph.D., CMA, AVA
Assistant Professor
Program of Accountancy

Contact Information
Office: PNM 106 A
Phone: 727-873-4815
Fax: 727-873-4571
Email: dsinclair@usfsp.edu

Education

Ph.D., Business Administration, Temple University

MBA, Drexel University

B.S., Accounting, University of South Florida

Activities

Faculty Adviser - Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) - professional business fraternity


Research Areas

Corporate governance, fraudulent financial reporting, materiality, compensation, small business valuation


Recent Publications

Brody, R., & Sinclair, D. (2013). Romance fraud: Taking a lack of ethics to a new low. Ethics & Critical Thinking Journal, June 14, 2013 (2) 84-94. Refereed. Contribution to Practice.

Sinclair, D., & McKay, B. (2013, April). Excess compensation and the independent investor test. Practice Tax Strategies, 90 (4) 148-153. Refereed. Contribution to Practice.

Mullen, L. G., Sinclair, D. T., & Thomas, M. L. (2012, February). Interviewing the fraudsters: An update to the male white-collar criminal profile. The CPA Journal, February, 2012, 68-71. Refereed. Contribution to Practice.

Buckhoff, T., Higgins, L. H., & Sinclair, D. T. (2010, September/October). A fraud audit: Do you need one? Journal of Applied Business Research, 26 (5), pp. 29-33. Refereed. Contribution to Practice.

Francisco, W., Noland, T., & Sinclair, D. (2008). AACSB accreditation: Symbol of excellence or march to mediocrity? Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 5 (5) 25-30. Refereed. Learning and Pedagogy.

Higgins, L. H., & Sinclair, D. T. (2008, July/August). A new look at IT governance. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 19 (5), 31-36.

Francisco, W., Noland, T., & Sinclair, D. T. (2008, August). See-hear-do versus Read-do-research: An examination of an alternative method of instructional delivery. The College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, 4 (8), pp. 9-14. Refereed. Learning and Pedagogy.

Francisco, W., Noland, T., Sinclair, D. (2008, May). AACSB accreditation: Symbol of excellence or march of mediocrity? Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 5 (5), 25-30. Refereed. Learning and Pedagogy.

Francisco, W., Noland, T., & Sinclair, D. (2007, March). Pursuing a PhD in accounting: What can you expect? The CPA Journal, March, pp. 66-68. Refereed. Contribution to Practice.


 


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