Thomas Davies

Black Hills Corporation Distinguished Professor of Accounting

BEACOM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Beacom Hall 249

Phone: (605) 658-6535

Email: Thomas.Davies@usd.edu

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

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant, American Institute of Cerftified Public Accounants
  • Licensed Attorney, SD Bar Association

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Carr, David, Davies, Karen, and Davies, Thomas. The Comparative Importance of 10 Guiding Principles Relevant to Tax Legislation. Vol. 18, Iss. 8. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 2018.
  • Davies, Thomas L., Korte, Leon, and Cornelsen, Erin. Non-classroom Use of Presentation Software in Accelerated Classes: Student Use and Perceptions of Value, 37-44 (SPring 2016). Vol. 12, Iss. One. Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2016.
  • Moen, Dave, Davies, Thomas, and Lavin, Angeline. Taxpayer Perceptions of the Internal Revenue Service. Edited by Dr. Wali Mondal, 67-81. Vol. 7, Iss. 1. Journal of Business and Accounting, 2014.
  • Davies, Thomas, Moen, Dave, and Lavin, Angeline. Public Perceptions Regarding the Federal Deficit and the Individual Income Tax. Edited by Dr. Randall Valentine. Vol. 2, Iss. 2014. Academy of Business Research Journal, 2014.
  • Korte, Leon, Lavin, Angeline, and Davies, Thomas. Does Gender Impact Perceptions of Teaching Effectiveness?. Edited by Dr. Jeanne Higbee, 167-178. Vol. 10, Iss. 3. The Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2013. (DOI: Education Research Complete Database at ID Weeks)
  • Korte, Leon, Lavin, Angeline, and Davies, Thomas. An Investigation into Good Teaching Traits. Edited by Dr. Edd Joyner, 141-150. Vol. 9, Iss. 1. Journal of Learning and Higher Education, 2013.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Moen, Dave, and Davies, Thomas. Differing Federal Individual Income Tax Perceptions: Political Party Affiliation and Ideological Philosophy. Edited by Ronald Clute, PhD. Vol. 11, Iss. 2. Journal of Business & Economics Research , 2013.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Moen, Dave, and Davies, Thomas. Public Perceptions Regarding the Federal Estate Tax. In ABD Conference Proceedings. Iss. 2012. Academy of Business Disciplines, 2012.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Korte, Leon, and Davies, Thomas. Student gender and perceptions of teaching effectiveness. Vol. 18. AABRI - Research in Higher Education Journal, 2012.
  • Moen, Dave, Davies, Thomas, and Lavin, Angeline. Differing Federal Estate Tax Perceptions: Political Party Affiliation and Ideological Philosophy, 128-143. Vol. 11, Iss. October 2012. Journal of Finance and Accountancy, 2012.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Moen, Dave, and Davies, Thomas. Public Perceptions Regarding the Federal Estate Tax, 83-89. Vol. 12, Iss. 3. Turlock, CA: Review of Business Research (IABE), 2012.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Korte, Leon, and Davies, Thomas. The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior. Edited by Russell K. Baker, 65-77. Vol. 2, Iss. April 2011. Jacksonville, FL: Journal of Technology Research, 2011.
  • Dykstra, De Vee, Moen, Dave, and Davies, Thomas. A Comparison of Faculty and Student Perceptions Concerning Academic Freedom Protections, 183-195. Vol. 18, No. 1. Proceedings of ASBBS, 2011.
  • Moen, Dave, Davies, Thomas, and Dykstra, De Vee. Student Perceptions of Instructor Classroom Management Practices, 21-31. Vol. 6, Iss. 1. The College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, 2010.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Korte, Leon, and Davies, Thomas. The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior. Vermillion, SD: Proceedings of the Great Plains Conference on Teaching in the Social Sciences, 2010.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Davies, Thomas, and Carr, David. The Impact of Instructor Attire on Student Perceptions of Faculty Credibility and Their Own Resultant Behavior. Vol. 3, Iss. No 6. American Journal of Business Education, 2010.
  • Carr, David, Davies, Thomas, and Lavin, Angeline. The Impact of Instructor Attire on College Student Satisfaction. Vol. 4, Iss. No. 1. College Student Journal, 2010.
  • Davies, Thomas, Korte, Leon, and Lavin, Angeline. Student Perceptions of How Technology Impacts the Quality of Instruction and Learning. Vol. 1. Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2009.
  • Carr, David, Davies, Thomas, and Lavin, Angeline. The Effect of Business Faculty Attire on Student Perceptions of the Quality of Instruction and Program Quality, 45-56. Vol. 43, Iss. No. 1. College Student Journal, 2009.
  • Korte, Leon, Lavin, Angeline, and Davies, Thomas. A Cross Gender Comparison of Student Perception and Appreciation of Instructor Preparation, 115-128. Vol. 4, Iss. No. 2 (Spring 2009). International Journal of Education Research, 2009.
  • Dykstra, De Vee, Moen, Dave, and Davies, Thomas. A Study of Faculty Perceptions Concerning Acaemic Freedom Proctections and Classroom Management Practices, 55-64. Vol. 4, Iss. No. 1. International Journal of Education Research, 2009.
  • Ragothaman, Srinivasan, Carpenter, Jon, and Davies, Thomas. An Empirical Analysis of MPA Student Performance and Admissions Criteria, 879-885. Vol. 43, Iss. No. 3. College Student Journal, 2009.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Carr, David, and Davies, Thomas. Does Image Matter? Female and Male Student Perceptions of the Impact of the Female Professor's Attire. ASBBS, 2009.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Carr, David, and Davies, Thomas. Does Image Matter? Female and Male Student Perceptions of the Impact of the Female Professor's Attire. Vol. 2, Iss. No 1, Fall 2009. Journal of Business and Accounting, 2009.
  • Davies, Thomas, Moen, Dave, and Dykstra, De Vee. Faculty Perceptions Concerning the Ethics of Classroom Management Practices, 53-61. Vol. 1. Journal of Academic and Business Ethics, 2009.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Davies, Thomas, and Korte, Leon. Student Perceptions of the Impact on Technology Use on the Quality of Instruction in College Classrooms. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 2009.
  • Hybertson, Laura, Davies, Thomas, and Olson, Angela. Summer Accounting Institute. ACAAAFE, 2009.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Davies, Thomas, and Korte, Leon. The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior. Academy of Business Discplines, 2009.
  • Lavin, Angeline, Carr, David, and Davies, Thomas. The Male Professor's Attire and Student Perceptions of Instructional Quality. Vol. 4, Iss. Sept. 2009. Research in Higher Education Journal, 2009.
  • Carr, David, Lavin, Angeline, and Davies, Thomas. The Impact of Business Faculty Attire on Student Perceptions and Engagement, 41-50. Vol. 6, Iss. 1. Journal of College Teaching and Learning, 2009.
  • Davies, Thomas, Carpenter, Jon, and Olson, Angela. Behavioral Implications of U.S. Tax Policy: Does Tax Law Influence Individual Taxpayer Behavior?. Edited by Editorial Board. Vol. LXVII, Iss. No. 1. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Business Review, 2008.
  • Ragothaman, Srinivasan, Lavin, Angeline, and Davies, Thomas. A Neural Networks Approach to Predicting Earnings Restatements. Edited by D. Larry Crumbley, 95-114. Vol. 9, Iss. 1. Philadelphia, PA: Journal of Forensic Accounting: Auditing, Fraud & Risk, 2008.
  • Dykstra, De Vee, Moen, Dave, and Davies, Thomas. A Study of Faculty Perceptions Concerning Academic Freedom Protections of Classroom Management Practices. Vol. 5, Iss. 2. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, 2008.
  • Dykstra, De Vee, Moen, Dave, and Davies, Thomas. Student Perceptions of Appropriate Classroom Policies of College Professors. Vol. 5, Iss. 4. Journal of College Teaching and Learning, 2008.
  • Davies, Thomas, Olson, Angela, and Moen, Dave. Do Demographic Differences Explain Taxpayer Perceptions and Behaviors. Vol. 15, No. 1. Proceedings of ASBBS, 2008.
  • Davies, Thomas, Carpenter, Jon, Olson, Angela, and . Behavioral Implications of U.S. Tax Policy: Does Tax Law Influence Indiviudal Taxpayer Behavior:. Vol. Vol. 5, Iss. No. 2. International Journal of Business and Public Administration, 2008.
  • Olson, Angela, Davies, Thomas, and Carpenter, Jon. One Business School's Approach to Improving Accounting Program Enrollments: The Evaluation Stage. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, 2008.
  • Dykstra, De Vee, Moen, Dave, and Davies, Thomas. Student Perceptions of Appropriate Classroom Policies of College Professors. 2008 ABR & TLC Conference Proceedings, 2008.
  • Davies, Thomas, Carpenter, Jon, and Olson, Angela. Behavioral Implications of U.S. Tax Policy: Does Tax Law Influence Individual Taxpayer Behavior?. Vol. Annual Meeting. International Academy of business and Public Administration Disciplines, 2007.
  • Ragothaman, Srinivasan, Carpenter, Jon, and Davies, Thomas. MPA Student Performance and Admissions Criteria: Is There A Gender Difference?. Mountain Plains Management Conference, 2007.
  • Ragothaman, Srinivasan, Lavin, Angeline, and Davies, Thomas. Perceptions of Accounting Practitioners and Educators on E-Business Curriculum and Web Security Issues, 59-68. Vol. 41, Iss. 1. College Student Journal, 2007.
  • Ragothaman, Srinivasan, Davies, Thomas, and Carpenter, Jon. Predicting Academic Success of Students in a Master of Professional Accountancy Program. Proceedins of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, 2006.
  • Ragothaman, Srinivasan, Davies, Thomas, and Carpenter, Jon. An Empirical Investigation of MPA Student Performance and Admissions Criteria. Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 13th Annual Meeting, 2006.
  • Davies, Thomas, Carpenter, Jon, and Dickey, Ellen. Income Tax Complexity--Student Perceptions of Tax Compliance Issues. Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 13th Annual Meeting, 2006.
  • Dykstra, De Vee, Moen, Dave, Davies, Thomas, and . Comparing Student and Faculty Perceptions Related to Academic Freedom Protection, 27-37. Vol. 14. Research in Higher Education Journal.
  • Davies, Thomas, , Vonda K. Cotton, and Korte, Leon. Student Usage and Perceptions of the Value of Recorded Lectures in a Traditional Face-to-Face (F2F) CLass. Vol. 13, Iss. 3. Journal of College Teaching & Learning.

Awards and Honors:

  • Belbas-Larson Excellence in Teaching Award, USD/Dean Belbas/Harold and Kathryn Larson, 2009
  • Oustanding Educator, SD Society of CPAs, 1995
  • Best paper awards, Varied
  • Numerous Great Teaching Awards, Beacom School of Business
  • Numerous Research Awards, Beacom School of Business/Dean Keller

Presentations:

  • Carr, David, Davies, Karen, Davies, Thomas. Tax Legislation and Related Policy Considerations. Presented at the Midwestern Economics Association, Evanston, IL. (March 23, 2018)
  • Lavin, Angeline, Davies, Thomas, Moen, Dave. Public Perceptions Regarding the Federal Estate Tax. Presented at the 2012 Academy of Business Disciplines annual conference , Ft. Myers, FL. (November 8, 2012)
  • Lavin, Angeline, Korte, Leon, Davies, Thomas. 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. (May 2012)
  • Lavin, Angeline, Davies, Thomas, Korte, Leon. The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior. Presented at the Great Plains Conference on Teaching in the Social Sciences, Vermillion. (October 9, 2010)
  • Korte, Leon, Davies, Thomas. 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. (December 2009)
  • Lavin, Angeline, Davies, Thomas, Korte, Leon. The Impact of Classroom Technology on Student Behavior. Presented at the 2009 Academy of Business Disciplines annual conference, Ft. Myers Beach, FL. (November 5, 2009)
  • Dykstra, De Vee, Davies, Thomas. Student Perceptions of APpropriate Clasroom Policies of College Professors. Presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines Conference, Ft. Myers, Florida. (November 2006)
  • Dykstra, De Vee, Davies, Thomas. 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. (February 2006)