Carie Ford

Clinical Professor - Accounting & Business Law

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-1495
Fax:  (254) 710-1067
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98002
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation Accounting & BLaw.110.33

Office Hours

MWR 1:30-3:00 F 11:00-12:00

Educational Background

  • PHD - Accounting, Texas Tech University
  • BBA - Accounting, Baylor University
  • MBA - Business Administration, Baylor University

Work Experience

  • Clinical Professor, Baylor University (August 2011 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 2007 - May 2011)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 2006 - May 2007)
  • Graduate Instructor, Texas Tech University (August 2001 - May 2006)
  • Career Placement Coordinator for Hale School of Business, East Texas Baptist University (August 1999 - May 2000)
  • Instructor, East Texas Baptist University (January 1998 - May 2001)
  • Project Accountant, Lincoln Property Company, Dallas, TX (October 1996 - November 1997)
  • Audit Staff Intern, Arthur Andersen & Co., Houston, TX (December 1994 - March 1995)


  • Academic, Pearson Higher Education: Online hmwk system (November 2008 - May 2009)
  • CPE session presenter, Central TX chapter of Texas Society of CPAs, Ridgewood Country Club, Waco, TX
  • CPE webinar presenter, Lorman Education Services: CPE session, Online CPE webinar
  • CPE webinar presenter, 6/15/09, Lorman Education Services: CPE session, online
  • CPE webinar presenter, 8/11/10, Lorman Educational Services: CPE session, online
  • CPE webinar presenter, 8/12/09, Lorman Education Services: CPE session, online
  • CPE webinar presenter, 8/31/09, Lorman Education Services: CPE session, online
  • Management, Lorman Education Services: CPE Session, online webinar
  • Management, Lorman Education Services: CPE Session, online
  • Training Seminar, ConocoPhillips Company, Bartlesville, OK

Awards and Honors

  • Inductee's Nominated Faculty Member, Beta Gamma Sigma (May 1, 2019)
  • 2015-2016 Outstanding Professor Award, Student Athletes of Baylor University (May 2016)
  • 2015 Rachel Hunter Moore Outstanding Faculty Award, Chi Omega (December 2015)
  • Recipient, 1st Annual Dr. Joe A. Cox IMPACT Award, Beta Theta Pi fraternity (October 2014)
  • 2011 Emerald Literature Network Award for Excellence: Highly Commended Paper, Emerald Group Publishing Limited: Review of Accounting and Finance journal (June 2, 2011)
  • Circle of Achievement, Mortar Board (October 2010)
  • ConocoPhillips Faculty Sponsorship Program, ConocoPhillips (November 2009)
  • Top 100 Baylor Administration, Alpha Delta Pi (March 18, 2009)
  • "Professing Excellence Award", Texas Tech Residence Life (2006)
  • "Outstanding Faculty Member of Texas Tech", Order of Omega, Fraternity and Sorority Honor Society (2005)
  • "Dean's Excellence in Teaching", College of Business Administration, Texas Tech University (2004)
  • Nominated for "Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award", East Texas Baptist University (2001)
  • Sigma Beta Delta, East Texas Baptist University (2000)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Baylor University (1992)

Licensures and Certifications

  • CPA, Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (March 1, 1999 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • American Accounting Association
  • American Institute of Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Are Non-professional Investors’ Attitudes Towards Earnings Management Consistent with their Investing Behavior?," Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, Vol. 21, (2018), pp. 47-68 (coauthors: Bradley Lail, Velina Popova).

"Expense Report Abuse: Influence of Mood and Social Presence," International Journal of Economics and Business Research, Vol. 9, No. 2, (2015), pp. 221-232 (coauthors: Jacob Peng).

"Fraudulent Expense Reporting: Impact of Manager Responsiveness and Social Presence," Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol. 15, No. 2, (Spring 2014), pp. 158-174 (coauthors: Jacob Peng).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

Book review, "Skills for Accounting and Auditing Research" by Shelby Collins: Cambridge Business Publishers, August 2013.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Effects of the Need for Cognition in Audit Sampling," Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, Vol. 15, (2012), pp. 29-52 (coauthors: Bill Pasewark).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Are You Linked In? An Introduction to the Social Media Tool," Journal of Accountancy, (March 2011), pp. 48-51 (coauthors: Justin Lim).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

Book review, Financial Accounting, Horngren, Harrison & Thomas, December 2010.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Wealth Effects of Investing in Information Technology: The Case of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance," Review of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 9, No. 3, (2010), pp. 285-305 (coauthors: Surendranath Jory, Jacob Peng).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Test Driving the Codification: Accounting Research on the Fast Track," Journal of Accountancy, Vol. 206, No. 6, (December 2008), pp. 62-66 (coauthors: Charles W. Thomas).

"FASB Codification Puts Research on the Fast Track," Today's CPA, Vol. 36, No. 3, (November 2008), pp. 36-42 (coauthors: Charles W. Thomas).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"International Transfer Pricing at Marks Pharmaceuticals: A Tax and Financial Accounting Perspective," Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 22, No. 4, (November 2007), pp. 761-768 (coauthors: Tracy Noga, Brett Wilkinson).

Presentations and Proceedings

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