Gregory Gerard

Associate Professor
Gregory Gerard
346 RBB
Academic Specialty
Accounting Information Systems

Ph.D., Accounting, Michigan State University
MBA, Management Information Systems, University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Accounting, Westminster College

Areas of Expertise

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
IT Audit
Judgment and Decision Making               

Dr. Greg Gerard is an associate professor in the Department of Accounting at Florida State University’s College of Business. He works with undergraduate and graduate students and teaches courses in accounting information systems, enterprise systems and emerging technologies. He also serves as the advisor for the ISACA student group at FSU. 

Gerard has published auditing and IT-related articles in a number of academic journals. He is the former president of both the Accounting Information Systems Section and the Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section of the American Accounting Association. 

He is a CPA and member of the American Accounting Association, the Association for Information Systems, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and ISACA. 

Gerard earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Westminster College, his master’s degree in management information systems from the University of Pittsburgh and his Ph.D. in accounting from Michigan State University.

Selected Published Research

Dunn, C. L., G. J. Gerard, and S. V. Grabski. 2016. Resources-Events-Agents design theory: A revolutionary approach to accounting and enterprise system design. Communications of the Association for Information Systems 38: 554-595.

Davidson, B. I., N. K. Desai, and G. Gerard. 2013. The effect of continuous auditing on the relationship between internal audit sourcing and the external auditor's reliance on the internal audit function. Journal of Information Systems 27: 41-59.

Desai, N. K., and G. J. Gerard. 2013. Auditors' consideration of material income-increasing versus material income-decreasing items during the audit process. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 32: 33-51.

Dunn, C. L., G. J. Gerard, and S. V. Grabski. 2011. Diagrammatic attention management and the effect of conceptual model structure on cardinality validation. Journal of the Association for Information Systems 12: 585-605.

Desai, N. K., G. J. Gerard, and A. Tripathy. 2011. Internal audit sourcing arrangements and reliance by external auditors. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 30: 149-171.

Honors and Awards

Nominated for Florida State University graduate teaching award in spring 2012

Distinguished Service Award (from the Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section of the American Accounting Association for Leadership, Initiative, and Service in Achieving the Section’s Goals as President 2010-2011)

Outstanding Service Award (from the Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association for Distinguished Service as 2011 Midyear Meeting Coordinator)

The 2008 Journal of Information Systems Best Reviewer Award