School of Business

Jeff Shields

Associate Professor of Accounting
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Office

517 Luther Bonney

Contact Information

Phone: 207.780.4310

EDUCATION
Ph.D (1991), Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh
Major: Accounting
Minor: Cognitive Social Psychology

M.B.A. (1991), University of Pittsburgh
B.S. (1978) Psychology, Washington State University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

ACADEMIC:
Cost Accounting
Managerial accounting
Governments and non-profit accounting and budgeting

RESEARCH:
Revenue drivers and management
Management accounting in small businesses
Customer profitability analysis

MEDIA TALKING POINTS
Accounting performance measurement and control systems
Revenue drivers and management
Management accounting in small businesses
Customer profitability analysis

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Professor Shields has published papers in journals such as Accounting, Organizations, and Society and Behavioral Research in Accounting. He has presented papers at the national meetings for organizations such as the American Accounting Association, the Small Business Institute Directors' Association, and the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He is a member of the American Accounting Association, the editorial board of the Journal of Small Business Strategy, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Steering Committee of the Northeast Region of the American Accounting Association.