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.