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Alan Styles, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting

Accounting Department Chair

Accounting Department

Website

Undergraduate Teaching

  • Financial Accounting for Government & Nonprofit Organizations
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • International Accounting
Graduate Teaching
  • Accounting for Managers/Financial Accounting

Recent Publications
2012 - Styles, Alan K., Chair, Robert Eger, and Tammy Waymire, “Comment Letter: Preliminary Views of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board on major issues related to Economic Condition Reporting: Financial Projections.”  Comment Letter/Report to Governmental Accounting Standards Board, March 2012.

2012 - Vermeer, Thomas E., Alan K. Styles, and Terry Patton, “Do local governments present required disclosures for defined benefit pension plans?” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Volume 31, Issue 1, January-February 2012, pp.44-68.

2011 - Styles, Alan K. “Changes in Accounting Practices in the Oil and Gas industry: A 2011 Survey.” Petroleum Accounting & Financial Management Journal, Volume 30, Issue 3, Fall/Winter 2011 pp.116-159.

2011 - Vermeer, Thomas E., Terry Patton, and Alan K. Styles, “Reporting of General Infrastructure Assets under GASBS Statement No. 34," Accounting Horizons, Volume 25, Number 2, June 2011 pp.381-407.

2011 - Zimmerman, Harvey L., John Brady, Craig P. Friou, and Alan K. Styles. 2011 PricewaterhouseCoopers Survey of U.S. Petroleum Accounting Practices, Institute of Petroleum Accounting, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.  305 pages.

2010 - Vermeer, Thomas E., Alan K. Styles, and Terry Patton, “Are Local Governments Adopting Optimistic Actuarial Methods and Assumptions for Defined Benefit Pension Plans?" Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, Volume 22, Number 4, Winter 2010, pp.511-542.

2010 - Styles, Alan K. “Changes in Accounting Practices in the Oil and Gas industry: A 2008 Survey Part I & Part II.” Petroleum Accounting & Financial Management Journal, Volume 29, Issues 1 & 2, 2010.

2008 - Brady, John M., Alan K. Styles and Harvey L. Zimmerman, 2008 PricewaterhouseCoopers Survey of U.S. Petroleum Accounting Practices, Institute of Petroleum Accounting, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. 323 pages.

2008 - Styles, Alan K. and William R. Koprowski, “The Disclosure of Financial Information via the Internet by the 100 ‘Most Wired’ Healthcare Systems,” Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, Volume 20, Number 3, Fall 2008, pp.387-404.