Alan   Blankley
Chair, Department of Accounting
Brock School of Business
Department of Accounting
Office: 301 J Cooney Hall
Phone: 205-726-2446

Dr. Alan Blankley is Professor and Chair of the Department of Accounting in the Brock School of Business at Samford University where he teaches financial accounting. He was previously on the faculties of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Miami University (Ohio) and Western Michigan University. He has worked as a financial and economic consultant for a number of companies including SAP, Hewlett-Packard, and OnForce technologies, and has trained securities analysts in accounting at First Union, Wachovia Securities, and Wells Fargo.

He received his Ph.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Texas A&M University, his M.A. from Baylor University, and his B.S. from Houghton College. He has published more than 40 articles in leading accounting and business journals, including Accounting Horizons, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Research in Accounting Regulation, Advances in Accounting, the Journal of Business Logistics, and the Journal of Derivatives.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • M.B.A., Texas A&M University
  • M.A., Baylor University
  • B.S., Houghton College