Scott Summers

Scott Summers

Andersen Foundation Professor,
Accountancy, School of
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Office: 516 TNRB
Phone: (801) 422-9790
Email: summers@byu.edu

Biography:

Scott L. Summers is the Andersen Foundation Alumni Professor in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University having joined the faculty in 1999. Dr. Summers is active in the accounting information systems community, having served as the AAA-IS President among other roles. He focuses on accounting information systems processing and controls, with specific expertise in database and internal control. Dr. Summers participated in the development of the COBIT 4.0 and 4.1 standards and their accompanying guidelines. Dr. Summers received his PhD from Texas A&M University. He has had his research published in many journals including: The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Information Systems, Information Science, IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, and Behavioral Research in Accounting.

Education:

  • PHD, ACCOUNTING, TEXAS A + M UNIV COL STAT, 1995
  • MAcc, ACCOUNTING, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1990
  • BS, ACCOUNTING, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1990

Selected Publications:

Experience:

    Professional
    • Editorial Board, Issues in Accounting Education 2012
    • Editorial Board, Journal of Information Systems 2001
    Other
    • Professor, Brigham Young University 2011
    • Member, Model Curricula Review Committee of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association 2010
    • Editorial Board, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems 2001
    • Chairman, International Academic Relations Committee of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association 2006 - 2011
    • President, Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association 2006 - 2007

Awards:

  • Best Paper - Accounting Horizons 2011 , American Accounting Association , 2012
  • Best Paper - Issues in Accounting Education 2011 , American Accounting Association , 2012
  • Best Paper - Issues in Accounting Education 2010 , American Accounting Association , 2011

Languages:

  • Spanish