Marshall K. Pitman holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Mississippi, and an MBA and B.S.B. in accounting from the Eastern Illinois University. He joined the accounting faculty at UTSA in 1984. Prior to that he had taught accounting at DePaul University and Eastern Illinois University. Dr. Pitman has worked as an auditor for one of the leading international public accounting firms. He teaches primarily auditing and governmental/not-for-profit accounting.
Dr. Pitman is very active in the accounting profession. For the AICPA Dr. Pitman has served as a member of the council, trustee of the Educational Foundation, chair of the Auditing and Attestation Subcommittee, content (CPA exam) committee, Professional Ethics executive committee, and Technical Standards (ethics) committee. For the TSCPA he has served as treasurer, secretary, board of directors, president of the Board of Trustees of the Education Foundation, editorial board, Professional Ethics executive committee and several other committees and task forces.
- Auditing, audit fees, and auditor rotation
- Governmental and not-for-profit financial reporting
- Accounting/auditing education
“An Examination of the Trends in Reporting Non-GAAP Financial Measures in a Post-Regulation G Environment,” with Linda Campbell, Research in Accounting Regulation, Vol. 21, Issue 2, 2009, pp. 100-106.
“Auditing the Auditors: A Case on PCAOB Inspection Reports of Registered Public Accounting Firms,” with Brain Daugherty, Current Issues in Auditing, 2009 Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. B1-B18.
“Why Pat Can’t Audit,” The CPA Journal, November 2008, pp. 10-11 (reprinted in Today’s CPA, January/February 2009, pp. 24-26).
“The Balance Scorecard and Capital Budgeting,” with James Groff, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, March 2007, pp. 633-647.
“CPAs in Public Practice: Which Code of Conduct Do They Use When Faced With an Ethical Dilemma?” with Robin Radtke, Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, Vol. 10, 2005, pp. 95-122.
“Municipal Financial Reporting on the World Wide Web-A Survey of Financial Data Displayed on the Official Websites of the 100 Largest U.S. Municipalities,” with James Groff, Journal of Government Financial Management, Vol. 53, No. 2, Summer 2004, pp. 20-30.