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Eddward Herron

Eddward Herron

Eddward Herron,
Associate Professor of Accounting
School of Business
Accounting

Biography

Education

Ph.D. (Accounting) – Oklahoma State University
M.Acc. (Accounting) – Southern Illinois University
M.S.Ed. (Business Education) – Southern Illinois University
B.S. (Business Administration) – Florida Southern College
B.A. (Economics) – Southern Illinois University

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Eddward T. Herron develops/teaches courses in principles of fraud examination and forensic accounting. Before coming to OCU, he worked in regulatory auditing, banking supervision, fraud examination, and bank consulting for more than 22 years — both domestically for the Federal Reserve and internationally for the International Monetary Fund. Thereafter, he completed his Ph.D. in accounting at Oklahoma State University (graduating in July 2012), with the goal to help develop a master’s degree specialization in white-collar crime detection/prevention. 

Dr. Herron is a Commissioned Examiner by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Certified Public Accountant, and Certified Fraud Examiner. His research interests are in auditor creativity, financial institution efficiency, and auditing in general. He also writes “case stories” based on his own experiences in auditing and fraud examination. He is married and enjoys devoting as much time as possible to family activities.

Professional Activities

Dr. Herron is a Commissioned Examiner by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (CE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

Contact Information

220F
Meinders School of Business
Oklahoma City, OK 73106