Aaron Pennington

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Aaron Pennington, JD, CPA

Assistant Professor-Educator, Department of Accounting

2416 Carl H. Lindner Hall

513-556-9033

I have eight years experience teaching in higher education. During this time I have taught at a large public institution, a small liberal arts institution and a Historically Black College. Prior to my time in higher education I spent a brief time in the practice of law and several years in public accounting. In public accounting I was able to experience working at a big four firm and a smaller regional firm. I have been admitted to the bar in Georgia and Tennessee, also I am a Georgia Certified Public Accountant.

Teaching Interest
At UC I have taught financial accounting, managerial accounting and the Legal Environment of Business at the undergraduate level. I also have taught Corporate Law & Social Responsibility and Accounting for Managerial Decisions at the graduate level. I have taught on ground and online for UC.

Prior to coming to UC, I taught courses including Auditing, the Intermediate sequence, Cost Accounting, Business Law for Accountants.

Research Interest
I have published in the area of fraud education at the undergraduate level. I have presented papers related to occupational fraud education, international trade law, and continuing professional education among higher educators. Currently I am interested in researching civil asset forfeiture.

Assignments
Responsible for undergraduate accounting curriculum updates; Attended monthly Undergraduate Program Teams; Speak to Freshmen on Freshman Welcome Day; Present to Undecided Students about Career Opportunities in Accounting; Maintain Blackboard Site for all Accounting Majors; Maintain an active Communication stream with Accounting Majors and Minors with relevant Career information, Event Announcements and Updates to the Curriculum; Serve as the contact person for external parties interested in the Accounting Program
2015-08-15 - 2017-08-14

Education
Institution: The University of Tennessee, College of Law
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Major: Business and Transacitonal Law
Dissertation: Is the estate tax a good tax, and does the estate tax serve public policy by forcing wealth redistribution?
Completed: 2006
Degree: JD

Institution: University of Georgia, Terry College of Business
Location: Athens, GA
Major: Accounting
Completed: 2002
Degree: BBA

Institution: University of Georgia, Terry College of Business
Location: Athens, GA
Major: Auditing & Accounting Information Systems
Completed: 2002
Degree: Other

Published Contributions
James Holloway, D. Noelting, Aaron Pennington, Vanessa Johnson,  (2018). Law and Business as a School of Thought Pedagogy to Teach the Theory and Practice of the School. UC Davis School of Law Business Law Journal, 215.

Presentations
Title: Occupational Fraud: A Justification for inclusion in the Undergraduate Business Curriculum (updated).
Organization: Academy of Legal Studies in Business
Location: Boston, Mass.
Year: 2013

Title: Occupational Fraud: A Justification for inclusion in the Undergraduate Business Curriculum.
Organization: Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Year: 2013

Title: A Primer on Teaching the United Nations CISG in Legal Studies Classes
Organization: Northeastern Association of Business Economics and Technology
Location: State College, Pa
Year: 2012

Title: Are CPAs in Academe Staying Current in the Profession?
Organization: The Academic Forum
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Year: 2012

Title: A Primer on Teaching the United Nations CISG in Legal Studies Classes
Organization: Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business
Location: Baltimore, Md
Year: 2012

Title: Teaching Fraud Prevention and Detection to the Non-Accounting Major
Organization: Northeastern Association of Business Economics and Technology
Location: State College, Pa
Year: 2011