Cost Accounting, 11e

by Kinney, Raiborn, Dragoo

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Michael R. Kinney

Texas A&M University

Dr. Kinney began his career at Texas A&M University in 1989 after completing the Ph.D. program at the University of Arizona.  In the 31 years following, Dr. Kinney has been involved in teaching courses at all program levels including undergraduate, masters and Ph.D.  In these programs Dr. Kinney has taught courses that span the content areas of management accounting, cost accounting, management control systems, management consulting, corporate taxation, partnership taxation, tax policy, and corporate tax strategies.  In the past twelve years, Dr. Kinney has been teaching exclusively in the Mays (Texas A&M business school) MBA programs in College Station and Houston.   In addition to teaching management accounting in these programs, Dr. Kinney has a substantial role as subject matter expert in the required capstone projects undertaken by all MBA students in their final year of the program.  Also, from 2007 through 2016, Dr. Kinney was Coordinator of the Ph.D. Program in Accounting.  Dr. Kinney retired as a full-time member of the Texas A&M faculty in August of 2018.  He continues to teach management accounting courses in the MBA programs at Texas A&M.

Professor Kinney has been the recipient of several college and departmental teaching awards, an international research award, and a research award from the Academy of Marketing Studies.  He has co-authored numerous academic articles and textbooks in managerial and cost accounting.  In 2015 Dr. Kinney received the Texas A&M Association of Former Students Distinguished Service Award for mentoring graduate students.  In 2018 Dr. Kinney was chosen as the Outstanding Faculty member by the Texas A&M EMBA program.

On a personal note, Dr. Kinney owns and manages a beef cattle operation in Texas with his wife and family.

Cecily A. Raiborn

Dr. Cecily A. Raiborn is Professor Emeritus of Accounting at Texas State University.

Dr. Raiborn received her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in 1975. She has taught a wide variety of classes at both the undergraduate level including cost, managerial, intermediate, and advanced accounting as well as graduate courses in accounting policy and fraud prevention and detection. Her research interests include financial accounting, cost management, international, ethics, and fraud. Dr. Raiborn has published articles in accounting, law, and ethics journals including Strategic Finance, Advances in Management Accounting, Journal of Accounting Case Research, Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, Labor Law Journal, and Journal of Business Ethics. In 1991, she received the AICPA/Louisiana CPA Society Outstanding Educator Award. Her interests outside the classroom include traveling, reading, water activities, decorating, and cooking.

Amie L. Dragoo

Amie L. Dragoo

Professor of Accounting and Educational Consultant

Former Accounting Department Chair at Edgewood College, Professor Dragoo earned her BA and MBA from Michigan State University, and her doctorate from Edgewood College. She holds a CPA license, and for nearly 15 years has been a Becker Professional Education faculty instructor. Prior to her experiences in higher education, Professor Dragoo was a senior business assurance associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (formerly Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P.). Professor Dragoo has extensive teaching experiences, including courses in Intermediate Accounting I and II, Cost Accounting, Advanced Cost Management, Strategic Financial Management, and other advanced courses in financial and managerial accounting. She has received a number of teaching awards including the School of Business Outstanding Faculty Award and the Estervig-Beaubien Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award. She has also worked as an independent consultant, including projects in higher education, and has worked with several corporate clients. Professor Dragoo’s research has been published in the Journal of Education for Business and the Journal of Continuing Higher Education and she has contributed to numerous articles published by organizations affiliated with the AICPA. She has been involved in many community-oriented programs including the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.