Vincent C. Brenner

D. M. Beights Professor of Accounting

Vincent Brenner is the David M. Beights professor of accounting at Stetson University. He has been active in research--he's published more than 75 papers in various journals such as The Accounting Review, The Journal of Accounting Research and The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, published textbooks in financial accounting and intermediate accounting, and has been active in professional organizations such as the AICPA, AAA, IMA, IIA. He previously served on the AICPA's board of examiners and was one of three nationally to serve as a subject matter expert in financial accounting and reporting, which he did for eight years.

He was awarded Outstanding Accounting Educator of the Year by both the Louisiana Society of CPAs and Florida Institute of CPAs, the international Leon Radde Award from the Institute of Internal Auditors, teaching awards at Virginia Tech and Louisiana State University, in 2009 the Homer and Dolly Hand Research Award from Stetson University, and in 2013 the school of business award for scholarship. He has served as an expert witness in both state and federal courts and as a consultant with a variety of major international corporations.


  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • M.B.A., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Mount Saint Mary's College

Course Topics

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Financial Accounting III
  • Current Issues in Accounting
  • Cases in Financial Accounting and Reporting


  • "Mini Cases an Efficient Teaching Tool", (Co-author) Business Education Forum. October, 2013
  • "Using the Case Method to Introduce Students to IFRS", (Co-author), Academy of Business Disciplines Journal, Volume 4, Number 1, 2012
  • "Accounting Student Views on Ethics', (co-author), The Journal of Accounting and Finance, Volume 12 (5), 2012
  • "Introducing Students to the FASB's Codification System", (co-author) Accounting Educator's Journal, January, 2012
  • "Accounting for Non-controlling Interests: Presenting the New Standard in the Classroom", (co-author), Journal of Finance and Accountancy, Volume 5, September, 2010
  • "Regulating External Reporting in the Municipal Bond Market: The Relevance of Nonfinancial Information in Evaluating Hospital Financial Performance," (co-author), The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy , September 2003
  • "Taking the Family Business Public: The Easier Way," (co-author), Strategic Finance, May, 2004
  • "Consolidated Financial Statements: Choosing the Right SAP Solution," (co-author), The E-Business Review, Spring, 2007
  • "New Reporting Standards for Non-Controlling Interests," (co-author), The CPA Journal, July, 2008
  • "Taking an E-Business Public Without an IPO," (co-author), The E-Business Review, 2008
  • "Accounting for Non-controlling Interests: Presenting the New Standard in the Classroom," (co-author), Journal of Finance and Accountancy, Volume 5, 2010
Vincent Brenner

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