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Scott Summers

Andersen Foundation Professor,
School of Accountancy
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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 and strategic and emerging technologies communities, having served as both the AAA-IS President and the AAA-SET 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, Review of Accounting Studies, 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
  • BS, ACCOUNTING, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1990
  • MAcc, ACCOUNTING, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1990

Selected Publications

Experience

Other

  • Professor, Brigham Young University, 2011

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