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About Thomas Buckhoff

Thomas Buckhoff is an associate professor of accounting at Georgia Southern University. He is also a partner with Forensic Solutions, LLC—a forensic accounting firm specializing in fraud detection, investigation, and litigation support services. Dr. Buckhoff received his Bachelor and Master of Accountancy degrees from Brigham Young University (BYU) and his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Kentucky. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Previously, Dr. Buckhoff has worked as a visiting associate professor of accounting at BYU, a senior forensic accountant for Eide Bailly, LLP—Fraudwise Division, and as the Eide Bailly Professor of Forensic Accounting at North Dakota State University. He frequently conducts anti-fraud continuing professional education (CPE) seminars for organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Accounting Association, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Institute of Internal Auditors, Institute of Management Accountants, CPA Australia, various state CPA societies, law enforcement agencies, and various Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Buckhoff has also published a variety of anti-fraud articles in the Journal of Forensic AccountingJournal of AccountancyJournal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, Advances in Accounting Education, Journal of Financial CrimeThe CPA Journal, Strategic FinanceNew Accountant, Issues in Accounting EducationThe RMA Journal, and The Fraud Magazine. He served on the on the editorial board for The CPA Journal (2002-2012), served as associate editor for the Journal of Forensic Accounting (1999-2003), and currently serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting. In 2016, the ACFE presented Dr. Buckhoff with the Educator of the Year award for outstanding contributions to anti-fraud education.

Positions

2004 Present Associate Professor, School of Accountancy, College of Business Administration, Georgia Southern University School of Accountancy
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Honors and Awards

  • Received the 1998 Apple Polisher award from the Bison Ambassadors “in recognition of outstanding contribution and service to the students of North Dakota State University.” (1998)
  • Received the award for 1998-1999 Outstanding Teacher in the NDSU College of Business Administration (1999)
  • Endowed with the EideBailly Presidential Professorship in Forensic Accounting for “teaching and scholarship...deemed to be exemplary.” (February 2001)
  • Received the 2002 Peltier Award for Teaching Innovation, a university-wide award established by the NDSU Development Foundation by Joseph and Norma Peltier to recognize outstanding innovation in teaching (2002)
  • Awarded the 2004-2005 Faculty Research Award by the GSU School of Accountancy (2005)
  • Received a 2005 Certificate of Merit/Appreciation from the Institute of Management Accountants for “outstanding character and excellence in contributing to the literature for the advancement of management accounting and financial management.” (2005)
  • Awarded the “Innovative Teaching Award” by the Forensic & Investigative Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association (2012)
  • Received a 2013 Certificate of Merit/Appreciation from the Institute of Management Accountants for “outstanding character and excellence in contributing to the literature for the advancement of management accounting and financial management.” (2013)
  • Awarded the 2013 “Professor of the Year” by the School of Accountancy, Georgia Southern University (2013)
  • The U.S. Department of Labor, National Occupational Information Network Data Collection Program selected me “as an occupation expert for the occupation of Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts." (October 1, 2014)

Courses

  • Managerial Accounting (ACCT 2102)
  • Macro Fraud Examination (ACCT 4631)
  • Micro Fraud Examination (ACCT 4632)
  • Forensic Interviews and Interrogations (ACCT 5633)
  • Expert Witnessing (ACCT 7636)
  • Forensic Accounting Capstone (ACCT 7637)


Contact Information

PO Box 8141
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-7142 
Office: COBA 3301

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