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Beacom Professor Named Associate Editor of Business Journal

Photo of Jason Porter. Beacom School of Business professor Jason Porter has been named associate editor of the IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ).

VERMILLION, S.D. – Jason C. Porter, associate professor of accounting at the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business, has been named associate editor of IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ) starting July 1, 2017. IECJ is published by IMA, the Institute of Management Accountants.

According to the IMA website, “IMA Educational Case Journal is an academic-quality, online journal whose mission is to publish teaching cases and research related to case writing or teaching with cases for management accounting and related fields. IECJ is listed in Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities for Accounting and welcomes submissions from around the world.”

“The Beacom School of Business is extremely fortunate to have Dr. Porter as a member of its faculty. Jason excels in the classroom, is an outstanding researcher, and is highly involved in service activities at all levels,” said Tom Davis, chair of the accounting and finance division. “Being named associate editor of a prestigious journal is further recognition of Professor Porter’s extensive contributions to the accounting profession and academia.”

Porter earned a doctoral degree at the University of Georgia and bachelor's and master's degrees at Brigham Young University. Prior to joining the faculty at USD, he was an associate professor at the University of Idaho. Porter has published several cases in IECJ and many other publications relating to ethics, teaching techniques and methodologies, and the use of budgeting and variance analysis. He was named a 2017 recipient of the Belbas Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, one of USD’s highest faculty honors.


USD's Beacom School of Business was established in 1927 and has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1949. The leading business school in the region, Beacom’s programs are consistently ranked among the top business schools in the nation by Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and others for its high-quality learning experience, student success, affordability, and high-caliber of faculty and students. Whether a student chooses face-to-face or online courses, Beacom’s programs emphasize real-world experience through professional organizations, quality internships and capstone projects.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
USD News