John E. Peterson, Jr. Professor of ACIS
Greg Jenkins, CPA, is the John E. Peterson, Jr. Professor of Accounting and Information Systems at Virginia Tech. He earned a Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and an M.S. in accounting and a B.S.B.A. from Appalachian State University.
Professor Jenkins has published articles in Accounting, Organizations and Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Internal Auditing, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Forensic Accounting, Journal of Information Systems, Strategic Finance, The Accounting Review and The CPA Journal. He is also a co-author of Comprehensive Assurance & Systems Tool, an integrated practice set, and the author of The Enron Collapse, both published by Prentice Hall. And, he is co-author of Managerial ACCT 2nd Edition published by South-Western/Cengage Learning. He has taught courses in accounting information systems, undergraduate and graduate auditing, business ethics, and managerial and financial accounting principles. Professor Jenkins was previously on the faculty at North Carolina State University where he received the University Outstanding Teacher Award and was inducted into the Academy of Outstanding Teachers. In addition, Professor Jenkins has served as a visiting professor in the International Management Program at the IESEG School of Management, Catholic University, Lille, France.
His professional activities include membership in the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants. He has served on two research task forces of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association charged with providing research assistance to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board related to quality control standards and auditor independence. Professor Jenkins previously worked as an auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP and McGladrey & Pullen, LLP.