Ross Roberts

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Ross Roberts
Chair and Associate Professor, Accounting
  • B.S. in Accounting (summa cum laude) from North Carolina A&T State University
  • M.S. in Accounting and MIS from University of Delaware
  • Ph.D. in Accounting from Drexel University

Dr. Ross Roberts, Associate Professor of Accounting, joined High Point University in 2010. Along with a Ph.D. in Accounting from Drexel University, he brings to the classroom the knowledge gained from six years of significant corporate experience working as a cost accountant and analyst for E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and as an Assistant Plant Controller for Printpack, Inc. At HPU he has taught undergraduate courses in financial accounting, managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, accounting information systems, as well as the MBA course in managerial accounting. He applies both the scholarly and the applied approaches to the classroom.


Dr. Roberts’ research interests lie in the areas of judgment and decision making in managerial accounting and information systems. His recent works are titled:


• Check My Work! Instantaneous Feedback and Student Performance in a Small Introductory Accounting Class, with Dr. Premalata Sundaram.
• Innovativeness and Creativity in Management Accounting: Effects of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation


Dr. Roberts holds professional memberships in The Institute of Internal Auditors, the American Accounting Association, and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).


The Earl N. Phillips School of Business (PSB) and HPU have benefited from Dr. Robert’s service on the Business Leadership Team. Past and present service to HPU also includes the PSB Graduate Committee and the Diversity Committee.


Dr. Roberts earned his Ph.D. in Accounting from Drexel University; his M.S. in Accounting and MIS from the University of Delaware, and his B.S. in Accounting summa cum laude from North Carolina A&T State University.