Terry Sincich

Terry Sincich

Emeritus Professor
Room: CIS 2066
Phone: (813) 974-6759
Fax: (813) 974-6749

Terry L. Sincich is an associate professor in the Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department. He teaches introductory statistics at the undergraduate level and advanced statistics courses at the doctoral level. He has won numerous teaching awards, including the Kahn Teaching Award and Outstanding Teacher Award.

Sincich's areas of research interest include applied statistical analysis and statistical modeling. He has co-authored statistics textbooks, book chapters and research papers in top-rated journals in a variety of disciplines, including the Journal of the American Statistical Association, the Academy of Management Journal, Auditing: A Journal of Theory & Practice, Research on Accounting Ethics, Demography, and the International Journal of Forecasting. He has presented his work numerous times at academic conferences.

Sincich earned a PhD in statistics, master's and bachelor's degrees from the University of Florida, where he also taught for several years before joining USF in 1988.

Recent Research

  • "Career Related Benefits and Turnover Intentions in Public Accounting Firms: The Roles of Career Growth Opportunities, Trust in Superiors, and Organizational Commitment," with R. Parker and J.M. Kohlmeyer, (2017), Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, Vol. 20.
  • "RFID Technology: A Retrospective Look at Firm Adoption with a View Towards the Future," with J. Stock, D. Edmonson, J. Espinosa, and R. Riggle, (2016), International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol. 7, No. 4.
  • "The Relationship Between User Preferences and IR Performance: Experimental Use of Behavioral Scales for Global Alignment in IR Projects," with H. Hyman and R. Will, (2016), IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Engineering & Technology, Vol. 4.
  • "A Process Model for Information Retrieval Context Learning and Knowledge Discovery," with H. Hyman, R. Will, M. Agrawal, B. Padmanabhan and W. Fridy, (2015), Artificial Intelligence and Law, Vol. 23.
  • "Online Accounting Degrees: Hiring Perceptions of Accounting Professionals," with J.M. Kohlmeyer and L. P. Seese, (2015), Advances in Accounting Education, Vol. 17.


  • Member, American Statistical Association and the Decision Sciences Institute
  • Member, numerous doctoral dissertation committees for business PhD students
  • Chair, SDS Department's Outcome Assessments Committee
  • Member, Muma College of Business Faculty Executive Committee, Outcome Assessments Committee
  • Member, General Education Council