Donald E. Kieso, PhD, CPA

“Don’s unique attribute is his synergy between practice and teaching...a role model both as a professional and as an academic.”
– Terry Warfield
Don Kieso is currently KPMG Emeritus Professor of Accountancy, and has served as chairman of the Department of Accountancy at Northern Illinois University. He has received NIU’s Teaching Excellence Award and four Golden Apple Teaching Awards.

He has public accounting experience with Price Waterhouse & Co. and Arthur Andersen & Co. and has completed post-doctorate work as a Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley. Don also has research experience with the Research Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jerry Weygandt PhD, CPA

“All the information can be there, but Jerry is always the one who can make it work.”
– Paul Kimmel
Jerry is an Arthur Andersen professor of accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison receiving the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs Outstanding Educator's Award and Lifetime Achievement Award as well as the 2001 American Accounting Association's Outstanding Accounting Educator Award.

He has served on the FASB task force that examined the reporting issues related to accounting for income taxes. Articles by Professor Weygandt have appeared in the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accountancy, and other academic and professional journals.

Paul Kimmel PhD, CPA

“Paul can take a factual situation and provide insights that are actually very unique...”
– Jerry Weygandt
Paul is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin and Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He's received multiple teaching awards, including the Elijah Watts Sells Award for Honorary Distinction for results on the CPA exam.

Paul was a former public accountant with Deloitte & Touche, Minneapolis. He has published papers and spoken on incorporating critical thinking into accounting education and has written articles that have appeared in Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Advances in Management Accounting, Managerial Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, and others.
The focus of his research is in accounting for financial instruments and innovation in accounting education.

Terry Warfield PhD

“Terry is a vital resource to the author team.
He’s very in-tune with what’s going on.”
– Paul Kimmel
Terry is an award-winning associate professor of accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with expertise in financial reporting. He was the Academic Accounting Fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission in Washington D.C.

Terry also spent five years in the banking industry, and served on the American Account Association's Financial Accounting Standards Committee and the FASB Research Conference Committee. Articles by Professor Warfield have appeared in the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Research in Accounting Regulation, and Accounting Horizons.