Gia Chevis

Graduate Program Director - Accounting & Business Law
Associate Clinical Professor - Accounting & Business Law

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-1328
Fax:  (254) 710-1067
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98002
Waco, TX  76798-8002
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†110.33

Office Hours

TWR 2:00-3:45
F 1:30-3:30
Friday @ Common Grounds

Educational Background

  • PHD - Accounting, Texas A&M Univ College Sta
  • BBA - Finance, Texas A&M Univ College Sta

Work Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Baylor University (August 2015 - Present)
  • Clinical Professor, Baylor University (August 2011 - July 2015)
  • MAcc/MTax Graduate Program Director, Baylor University (August 2011 - Present)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Fellowship for Teaching Excellence in Accounting, Baylor University (August 2011 - Present)
  • Professor in Residence, KPMG (May 2011 - August 2011)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 2005 - May 2011)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University (August 2003 - May 2005)


  • Academic, American Airlines Airport Resources Leadership Program, Fort Worth, TX

Awards and Honors

  • KPMG Summer Faculty Fellow, Baylor University (2010)
  • ConocoPhillips Faculty Sponsorship, ConocoPhillips (2008)
  • Baylor Fellow, Baylor University
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Fellow of Teaching Excellence, Baylor University

Licensures and Certifications

  • IFRS Certificate Program, American Institute of CPAs (April 26, 2013 - Present)
  • IFRS Certificate, Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (January 6, 2011 - Present)
  • Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Management Accountants (May 2007 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • American Accounting Association
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • International Association for Accounting Education and Research


Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Nelson Guitars, Inc.: A Case Illustrating the Risk-Reward Trade-Off from Operating Leverage," International Research Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 5, (November 2014) (coauthors: John T. Rose).

"Clarifying the Risk-Return Implications of Operating Leverage as Presented in the Sales-NOI Relationship," Journal of Financial Education, (Spring 2013) (coauthors: John T. Rose).

"What Ethics Lie Beyond Oil?," Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 30, No. 3, (September 2012), pp. 307-324 (coauthors: Marty Stuebs).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Transfer pricing concepts and practices," Today's CPA, Vol. 40, No. 1, (July 2012), pp. 34-40 (coauthors: Michael A. Robinson, Brett Wilkinson).

"Understanding the Complex World of Transfer Pricing," Today's CPA, Vol. 39, No. 2, (September 2011), pp. 34-40 (coauthors: Brett Wilkinson).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Backpack to Briefcase: The Transition from Student to Accounting Professional," Advances in Accounting Education, Vol. 12, No. 2011, (September 2011), pp. 33-52 (coauthors: Charles E. Davis, R. K. Hurtt).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"No fear: IFRS are coming, but you can handle the transition if you start now," Today's CPA, Vol. 36, No. 3, (November 2008), pp. 16-19.

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Faculty Perspectives on International Accounting Topics," Advances in International Accounting, Vol. 21, (August 2008), pp. 20p.

Presentations and Proceedings

"Meeting and beating analysts' forecasts and takeover likelihood," presented at the Former Doctoral Students' Conference, College Station, TX, October 2015 (coauthors: Davit Adut).

"Tips for Using Technology to Teach Accounting," presented at the AAA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2015 (coauthors: Yaneli Cruz, Laura Rickett, Wendy Tietz).

"Teaching with Technology," presented at the Western Region Meeting, Coronado, CA, May 2015 (coauthors: Nancy Jones, Thomas Frankl, David DeBoskey).

"International Issues in Accounting Education Research," presented at the International Accounting Section Midyear Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, January 2015 (coauthors: Rob Larson, Paul Munter, Judy Beckman).

"Rembrandt or Picasso? The Changing Picture of Financial Reporting," presented at the Spring 2014 Banking Advisory Council Meeting, January 2014.
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