Greg Jenkins, associate professor of accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, has been named the William S. Gay Junior Faculty Fellow by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.

The William S. Gay Junior Faculty Fellowship in Accounting and Information Systems was established by alumni and friends of William S. Gay, who was a member of the faculty in Virginia Tech’s Department of Accounting from 1929 until his retirement in 1969. Gay was the first department head of the Department of Accounting.

William S. Gay Junior Faculty Fellows retain the fellowship for a three-year period.

A member of the Virginia Tech community since 2005, Jenkins has published more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, a number of which appear in the leading auditing and accounting journals, and an accounting principles textbook. He has made a number of conference presentations. He teaches courses in accounting information systems, undergraduate and graduate auditing, business ethics, and managerial and financial accounting principles. He has served as a visiting professor in the International Management Program at the IESEG School of Management, Catholic University, in Lille, France.

He is a member of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants. Jenkins also served on a research task force of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association charged with providing research assistance to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board related to revisions of quality control standards.

He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Appalachian State University and a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech.

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