Mark Mellon is an assistant professor in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy. He teaches a course in cost accounting and control.
Mellon's research focuses on judgment and decision making that occurs in either an accounting and/or auditing context. More specifically, his research examines the impact of monetary incentives and ethical dilemmas upon decision-making. He has published in such journals as Issues in Accounting Education and Behavioral Research in Accounting. His most recent publication, "Roger's Dilemma: A Situational Examination of Ethical Behavior in the Presence of Internal Control Deficiencies," published in Issues in Accounting Education, is a case that exposes students to decision making in an ethically and legally ambiguous situation.
A certified public accountant, Mellon earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Saint Francis Xavier University and an MBA from Saint Mary's University. He received his PhD in accounting from Florida State University. In 2008, he received the Doctoral Excellence Award from the Bond Foundation.
- ACG 3341 Cost Accounting and Control I
- Blay, A., E. Gooden, M. Mellon, and D. Stevens. (2017) "The Usefulness of Social Norm Theory in Empirical Business Ethics Research." Journal of Business Ethics.
- Mellon, M. J. and R. Marley. (2013) "Roger's Dilemma: A Situational Examination of Ethical Behavior in the Presence of Internal Control Deficiencies." Issues in Accounting Education May 2013, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 337-351.