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Thomas Davies

Thomas Davies
Professor
Accounting and Finance, School of Business
Phone: 605-677-5230
Bio:
Beacom School of Business Associate Dean, Chair of Accounting and Finance, and Black Hills Corporation Distinguished Professor of Accounting
Teaching Interests:
Entity and Individual Taxation, Principles of Accounting
Research Interests:
Business Ethics, Tax Complexity, Impact of Classroom Technology, Impact of Faculty Attire on Student Learning, Academic Freedom
Education:
  • LLM, Taxation, University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1992
  • JD, Thomas Sterling Honor Graduate, University of South Dakota, 1984
  • Master of Professional Accountancy, University of South Dakota, 1984
  • BBA, Accounting, University of South Dakota, 1981
Publications:
  • Dykstra, D., Moen, D., Davies, T., , Comparing Student and Faculty Perceptions Related to Academic Freedom Protection, Research in Higher Education Journal, vol. 14, pp. 27-37.
  • Davies, T., Moen, D., Lavin, A., (2014), Public Perceptions Regarding the Federal Deficit and the Individual Income Tax, Academy of Business Research Journal, vol. 2, iss. 2014.
  • Korte, L., Lavin, A., Davies, T., (2013), Does Gender Impact Perceptions of Teaching Effectiveness?, The Journal of College Teaching & Learning, vol. 10, iss. 3, pp. 167-178.
  • Korte, L., Lavin, A., Davies, T., (2013), An Investigation into Good Teaching Traits, Journal of Learning and Higher Education, vol. 9, iss. 1, pp. 141-150.
  • Lavin, A., Moen, D., Davies, T., (2013), Differing Federal Individual Income Tax Perceptions: Political Party Affiliation and Ideological Philosophy, Journal of Business & Economics Research , vol. 11, iss. 2.
  • Lavin, A., Moen, D., Davies, T., (2012), Public Perceptions Regarding the Federal Estate Tax, Academy of Business Disciplines, iss. 2012.
  • Lavin, A., Korte, L., Davies, T., (2012), Student gender and perceptions of teaching effectiveness, AABRI - Research in Higher Education Journal, vol. 18.
  • Lavin, A., Moen, D., Davies, T., (2012), Public Perceptions Regarding the Federal Estate Tax, Review of Business Research (IABE), vol. 12, iss. 3, pp. 83-89.
  • Moen, D., Davies, T., Lavin, A., (2012), Differing Federal Estate Tax Perceptions: Political Party Affiliation and Ideological Philosophy, Journal of Finance and Accountancy, vol. 11, iss. October 2012, pp. 128-143.
  • Lavin, A., Korte, L., Davies, T., (2011), The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior, Journal of Technology Research, vol. 2, iss. April 2011, pp. 65-77.
  • Dykstra, D., Moen, D., Davies, T., (2011), A Comparison of Faculty and Student Perceptions Concerning Academic Freedom Protections, Proceedings of ASBBS, vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 183-195.
  • Moen, D., Davies, T., Dykstra, D., (2010), Student Perceptions of Instructor Classroom Management Practices, The College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, vol. 6, iss. 1, pp. 21-31.
  • Lavin, A., Korte, L., Davies, T., (2010), The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior, Proceedings of the Great Plains Conference on Teaching in the Social Sciences.
  • Lavin, A., Davies, T., Carr, D., (2010), The Impact of Instructor Attire on Student Perceptions of Faculty Credibility and Their Own Resultant Behavior, American Journal of Business Education, vol. 3, iss. No 6.
  • Carr, D., Davies, T., Lavin, A., (2010), The Impact of Instructor Attire on College Student Satisfaction, College Student Journal, vol. 4, iss. No. 1.
  • Korte, L., Lavin, A., Davies, T., (2009), A Cross Gender Comparison of Student Perception and Appreciation of Instructor Preparation, International Journal of Education Research, vol. 4, iss. No. 2 (Spring 2009), pp. 115-128.
  • Dykstra, D., Moen, D., Davies, T., (2009), A Study of Faculty Perceptions Concerning Acaemic Freedom Proctections and Classroom Management Practices, International Journal of Education Research, vol. 4, iss. No. 1, pp. 55-64.
  • Ragothaman, S., Carpenter, J., Davies, T., (2009), An Empirical Analysis of MPA Student Performance and Admissions Criteria, College Student Journal, vol. 43, iss. No. 3, pp. 879-885.
  • Lavin, A., Carr, D., Davies, T., (2009), Does Image Matter? Female and Male Student Perceptions of the Impact of the Female Professor's Attire, Journal of Business and Accounting, vol. 2, iss. No 1, Fall 2009.
  • Lavin, A., Carr, D., Davies, T., (2009), Does Image Matter? Female and Male Student Perceptions of the Impact of the Female Professor's Attire, ASBBS.
  • Davies, T., Moen, D., Dykstra, D., (2009), Faculty Perceptions Concerning the Ethics of Classroom Management Practices, Journal of Academic and Business Ethics, vol. 1, pp. 53-61.
  • Lavin, A., Davies, T., Korte, L., (2009), Student Perceptions of the Impact on Technology Use on the Quality of Instruction in College Classrooms, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
  • Hybertson, L., Davies, T., Olson, A., (2009), Summer Accounting Institute, ACAAAFE.
  • Lavin, A., Davies, T., Korte, L., (2009), The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior, Academy of Business Discplines.
  • Lavin, A., Carr, D., Davies, T., (2009), The Male Professor's Attire and Student Perceptions of Instructional Quality, Research in Higher Education Journal, vol. 4, iss. Sept. 2009.
  • Davies, T., Korte, L., Lavin, A., (2009), Student Perceptions of How Technology Impacts the Quality of Instruction and Learning, Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, vol. 1.
  • Carr, D., Davies, T., Lavin, A., (2009), The Effect of Business Faculty Attire on Student Perceptions of the Quality of Instruction and Program Quality, College Student Journal, vol. 43, iss. No. 1, pp. 45-56.
  • Carr, D., Lavin, A., Davies, T., (2009), The Impact of Business Faculty Attire on Student Perceptions and Engagement, Journal of College Teaching and Learning, vol. 6, iss. 1, pp. 41-50.
  • Davies, T., Carpenter, J., Olson, A., , (2008), Behavioral Implications of U.S. Tax Policy: Does Tax Law Influence Indiviudal Taxpayer Behavior:, International Journal of Business and Public Administration, vol. Vol. 5, iss. No. 2.
  • Davies, T., Carpenter, J., Olson, A., (2008), Behavioral Implications of U.S. Tax Policy: Does Tax Law Influence Individual Taxpayer Behavior?, South Dakota Business Review, vol. LXVII, iss. No. 1.
  • Ragothaman, S., Lavin, A., Davies, T., (2008), A Neural Networks Approach to Predicting Earnings Restatements, Journal of Forensic Accounting: Auditing, Fraud & Risk, vol. 9, iss. 1, pp. 95-114.
  • Dykstra, D., Moen, D., Davies, T., (2008), A Study of Faculty Perceptions Concerning Academic Freedom Protections of Classroom Management Practices, International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, vol. 5, iss. 2.
  • Dykstra, D., Moen, D., Davies, T., (2008), Student Perceptions of Appropriate Classroom Policies of College Professors, Journal of College Teaching and Learning, vol. 5, iss. 4.
  • Davies, T., Olson, A., Moen, D., (2008), Do Demographic Differences Explain Taxpayer Perceptions and Behaviors, Proceedings of ASBBS, vol. 15, No. 1.
  • Olson, A., Davies, T., Carpenter, J., (2008), One Business School's Approach to Improving Accounting Program Enrollments: The Evaluation Stage, International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.
  • Dykstra, D., Moen, D., Davies, T., (2008), Student Perceptions of Appropriate Classroom Policies of College Professors, 2008 ABR & TLC Conference Proceedings.
  • Davies, T., Carpenter, J., Olson, A., (2007), Behavioral Implications of U.S. Tax Policy: Does Tax Law Influence Individual Taxpayer Behavior?, International Academy of business and Public Administration Disciplines, vol. Annual Meeting.
  • Ragothaman, S., Carpenter, J., Davies, T., (2007), MPA Student Performance and Admissions Criteria: Is There A Gender Difference?, Mountain Plains Management Conference.
  • Ragothaman, S., Lavin, A., Davies, T., (2007), Perceptions of Accounting Practitioners and Educators on E-Business Curriculum and Web Security Issues , College Student Journal, vol. 41, iss. 1, pp. 59-68.
  • Ragothaman, S., Davies, T., Carpenter, J., (2006), Predicting Academic Success of Students in a Master of Professional Accountancy Program, Proceedins of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
  • Ragothaman, S., Davies, T., Carpenter, J., (2006), An Empirical Investigation of MPA Student Performance and Admissions Criteria, Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 13th Annual Meeting.
  • Davies, T., Carpenter, J., Dickey, E., (2006), Income Tax Complexity--Student Perceptions of Tax Compliance Issues, Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 13th Annual Meeting.
Awards and Honors:
  • Best paper awards, Varied
  • Numerous Great Teaching Awards, Beacom School of Business
  • Numerous Research Awards, Beacom School of Business/Dean Keller
  • Belbas-Larson Excellence in Teaching Award, USD/Dean Belbas/Harold and Kathryn Larson, 2009
  • Oustanding Educator, SD Society of CPAs, 1995
Presentations:
  • Lavin, A., Davies, T., Moen, D. (2012, November). Public Perceptions Regarding the Federal Estate Tax. Presented at the 2012 Academy of Business Disciplines annual conference , Ft. Myers, FL.
  • Lavin, A., Korte, L., Davies, T. (2012, May). An Investigation into Good Teaching Traits. Presented at the 2012 Academic Business World International Conference and International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education, Nashville.
  • Lavin, A., Davies, T., Korte, L. (2010, October). The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior. Presented at the Great Plains Conference on Teaching in the Social Sciences, Vermillion.
  • Korte, L., Davies, T. (2009, December). The Child and Dependent Tax Credit or Income Exclusion: Which One is Better. Presented at the Academy of Accounting, Finance and Economics Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Lavin, A., Davies, T., Korte, L. (2009, November). The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior. Presented at the 2009 Academy of Business Disciplines annual conference, Ft. Myers Beach, FL.
  • Dykstra, D., Davies, T. (2006, November). Student Perceptions of APpropriate Clasroom Policies of College Professors. Presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines Conference, Ft. Myers, Florida.
  • Dykstra, D., Davies, T. (2006, February). An Examination of Academic Freedom and Ethical Issues in Academe. Presented at the 13th Annual Conference of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada.