Thomas Smith is an assistant professor in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, teaching intermediate financial accounting. In 2016, he was awarded the USF Outstanding Teaching Award and recently received the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy Research Award.
His research has been published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of the American Taxation Association, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, & Finance, Journal of Information Systems, Advances in Accounting, Accounting Horizons, and Journal of Applied Business Research. In 2017, he presented at both the American Accounting Association AIS midyear meeting and the American Accounting Association Auditing midyear meeting. Smith's research interests include banking, auditing and executive compensation.
Smith holds PhD, MBA, and bachelor's degrees from Florida State University and is a licensed CPA. He previously taught at Florida Atlantic University and also worked for Deloitte. At Florida Atlantic University, he received the Professor of the Year Award in 2011.
- ACG4123 - Intermediate Financial Accounting III
- Kohlbeck, M., Smith, T., Valencia, A. (2017) "Auditors and net transfers of Level 3 Fair-valued financial instruments." Advances in Accounting 36: 27-39.
- Kohlbeck, M., Greiner, A., Smith, T. (2017) "The Relationship between Aggressive Real Earnings Management and Current and Future Audit Fees." Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 36 (1): 85-107.
- Higgs, J., Pinsker, R., Smith, T., and Young, G. (2017) "The Relationship Between Board-Level Technology Committees and Reported Security Breaches." Journal of Information Systems 30 (3): 79-98..
- Dunn, K., Kohlbeck, M., and Smith T. (2016) "Bargain Purchase Gains in the Acquisitions of Failed Banks." Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance 31 (3): 388-412.
- Kohlbeck, M., and Smith, T. (2015) "A Gain by Any Other Name: Accounting for a Bargain Purchase Gain." Issues in Accounting Education 30 (3): 233-248.