J.D. (Cum Laude) State University of New York at Buffalo
M.B.A. - Accounting (4.0) Old Dominion University
B.B.A. - Stetson University
PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS LAW Jacksonville University, 1982 - Present
Adjunct Instructor of Accounting, University of North Florida, 1982
Ruth R. O’Keefe, Attorney at Law (Florida Bar 301825) 1982 - Current
Litigation Attorney Federal and NY State civil litigation including Oral argument in the US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1979-1981
STAFF ACCOUNTANT TAX DEP’T-Price Waterhouse, Buffalo, 1973-1974
Recent Scholarship & Research
O’Keefe, R., Dickins, D., and Houmes, R., (2012). New Evidence on the Incremental Content of Earnings Reported Using the LIFO Inventory Method. Advances in Accounting, 28(2), 235-242.
O’Keefe, R., and Houmes, R., “IFRS vs. GAAP: Will the Prohibition of LIFO Reduce Earnings Quality?” Presented at the American Accounting Association 2012 National Meeting, Washington, D.C., (August, 2012).
O’Keefe, R., and Houmes, R., “IFRS vs. GAAP: Will the Prohibition of LIFO Reduce Earnings Quality?” Presented at the American Accounting Association 2012 S. E. Regional Meeting, Savannah, Georgia (April, 2012).