Walter Teets

Walter R. Teets, Ph.D., CPA-Inactive
Professor of Accounting

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1989
MS (Accounting), University of Wisconsin- Whitewater, 1985
MS (Education), University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 1981
MM, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976
B. Mus. Ed., University of Colorado-Boulder, 1973

Dr. Teets, Professor of Accounting, joined the Gonzaga faculty in 1994.  He teaches primarily senior- and graduate-level courses in financial accounting and reporting.  During the 1997-8 academic year, he served as the Academic Accounting Fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.  During the 2007-8 academic year, he served as KPMG's first Professor in Residence in their Department of Professional Practice in New York City.  In addition to his teaching responsibilities at Gonzaga, Dr. Teets presents continuing professional education programs across the country, including FASB Update, Revenue Recognition, and Accounting for Derivatives conferences.  Prior to joining Gonzaga, Dr. Teets taught at Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  His Ph.D. is from the University of Chicago.

Acct 260 and 261 Principles of Accounting I & II  (Financial and Managerial)
Acct 466/467 / MAcc 669 Accounting Integration
MAcc 661 Professional Practices Seminar
MAcc 663 Accounting Theory
MAcc 699 / MBUS 699 Introduction to XBRL
MBUS 629 Corporate Financial Reporting

Research Interests
Accounting for Derivatives
The Standard Setting Process
Current Financial Accounting and Reporting Issues

Mailing Address:
AD Box 9
Gonzaga University
502 E. Boone
Spokane, WA 99258-0009

Email Address:

(509) 313-3416
1-800-986-9585 ext. 3416

(509) 313-5811

Office Location:
Jepson Center 226

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