Faculty Bio

AaronPenningtonBusiness

Aaron Pennington, J.D.


Assistant Professor of Accounting and Law

Education

  • J.D., University of Tennessee (2006)
  • M.Acc., University of Georgia (2002)
  • B.B.A. ,University of Georgia (2002)

Credentials

  • Sam Walton Fellow
  • York College SIFE
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Passed Georgia Bar Exam
  • Passed Tennessee Bar Exam

Courses

  • Auditing
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business and Commercial Law

Research Interests

  • Estate Taxation policy
  • Technology and eLearning
  • The True Cost of Sarbanes Oxley
  • Occupational Fraud
  • The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Honors

  • HOPE Scholar 1998-2002
  • Ghier Fellow 2003-2006

Recent Publications

  • Smith, B., Andre, S., and Pennington, A.D. (2011). Teaching Fraud Prevention and Detection to the Non- Accounting Major. Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology 2011 proceedings.

Recent Presentations

  • Teaching Fraud Prevention and Detection to the Non- Accounting Major. Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology October,2011 State College, PA.
  • A Primer on Teaching the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) in Undergraduate Legal Studies Classes; Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies Business, March 2012 Baltimore, MD

Service

  • Student Welfare Committee Member
  • Intercultural Affairs Council Member
  • Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business
  • Staff Editor, Atlantic Law Journal