Charles W. Stanley

Associate Professor - Accounting & Business Law

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6228
Fax:  (254) 710-1067
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98002
Waco, TX  76798-8002
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†410.18

Office Hours

MW 12:30-2:00
TTH 8-:30-11:30

Work Experience

  • Committee member, International section-AAA (August 8, 2017 - August 8, 2018)
  • Public Interest section-Program Co-chair for Annual meeting, American Accounting Association (August 8, 2017 - August 9, 2018)
  • Vice-President Education, Public Interest section, AAA (August 8, 2017 - August 6, 2018)
  • Program Co-chair, Ethics Research Symposium, American Accounting Association (August 8, 2015 - August 6, 2016)
  • Chair, TSCPA-Professional Ethics Committee (June 1, 2013 - May 31, 2017)
  • Associate Professor, Baylor University (August 1, 1989 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (January 1, 1983 - July 31, 1989)


  • Litigation, Wallace Schwatz and Co., LLC, Dallas, Texas (February 1, 2014 - December 15, 2015)
  • Litigation, William Love, CPA, Austin, Texas (January 2006 - March 2007)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Certified General Management Accountant, AICPA (July 1, 2014 - Present)
  • Completion of Ethics CPE, PASS (August 30, 2007 - Present)
  • CPA License, Texas State Board of Public Accounting (April 10, 1977 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Committee Chair, American Accounting Association
  • Committee Chair, Texas Society of CPAs
  • Special Review Committee of CAFRs, Government Finance Officers Association


Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Making the right calls," Strategic Finance, Vol. 97, No. 10, (April 2016), pp. 32-39 (coauthors: Jason MacGregor, Marty Stuebs).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"SSARS 21: The Game Has Changed," Today's CPA, No. Jan 2016, (January 2016), pp. 5.

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Exanding Your Practice-Adding Non-CPA Owners," Today's CPA, (January 2014).

"Got Ethics in TSCPA? The Professional Ethics Committee and its Role," Today's CPA, Vol. 40, No. 3, (November 2012), pp. 3.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Sexual Harassment in the Accounting Profession: Has the Situation Improved?," Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, Vol. 15, (2011), pp. 75-99 (coauthors: Jane Baldwin).

"Ethical Attitudes of Accountants: Recent Evidence from a Practitioners' Survey," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 71, No. 1, (March 2007), pp. 73-87 (coauthors: (Nakao) Tisha Emerson, Stephen Conroy).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Ethics for Texas CPAs," (May 2005).

"Auditing Employee Benefit Plans," (1st Quarter 2005).

"Accounting for Employee Benefits Plans," (3rd Quarter 2004). Online CPE for CPAs

"Acts Discreditable," Today's CPA, (June 2004).

"Compilations and Reviews," (2004).

"Recent Changes to the Texas Code of Professional Conduct: An Update," Today's CPA, (December 2002).

"Update of New Ethics Rules," Today's CPA, (November 2002).

"Sexual Harassment in the Accounting Profession: A Survey of AICPA Members," Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, Vol. 3, (1997), pp. 79-98 (coauthors: Jane Baldwin).

Presentations and Proceedings

"Marijuana and Legalization and the Use of Sin Taxes," presented at the 7th Annual Conference on Law and Regulation, Singapore, June 2018.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Ethics of Marijuana: Sin Taxes, Legalization and Sustainability," presented at the AAA Ethics Research Symposium, New York, NY, August 2016.

"The Effects and Use of Social Media by US Accountants," presented at the 5th World Business Ethics Conference, Macau, China, December 2014.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Generational Ethics in the Accounting Profession," presented at the 5th World Business Ethicx Forum, Macau, China, December 2014.
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