Robert D Slater

Associate Professor

Accounting & Finance • Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

Accounting Information Systems

Internal Controls

Education

2007 Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration, University of South Florida
2003 MAcc Masters of Accountancy Accounting, University of South Florida
1995 BS Bachelor of Science Accounting, University of South Florida
 

Biography

Robert Slater is an associate professor of accounting at the University of North Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Accountancy, and Ph.D.  from the University of South Florida. Robert was a financial manager and network manager for a regional law firm based in Tampa, Florida. His area of research and teaching specializes in accounting information systems. Robert is a CPA licensed in Florida. 

Awards

Recipient of Kip UNF Summer Research Grant 2009 and 2010
2002 AAA Doctoral Consortium Fellow
Recipient of Dr. Henry Efebera Memorial Scholarship
 

Affiliations

State of Florida Board of Accountancy

Grants and Contracts Awarded

• “Data Security in the Public Utilities Industry, Part III,” JEA, 2012-2013, $52,000, (with Jeff Michelman and Bobby Waldrup)
• “Data Security in the Public Utilities Industry, Part II,” JEA, 2010-2011, $25,000, (with Jeff Michelman and Bobby Waldrup)
• “Data Security in the Public Utilities Industry,” JEA, 2009-2010, $25,000, (with Jeff Michelman and Bobby Waldrup)
 

Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS

• Slater, R., Hart, D., (2015), Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study, Accepted, Forthcoming

•  Slater, R., Infante, S., and Hendrix, D., 2013, TECS Time Keeping Fraud, Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, 20 (5), 2014

• Slater, R., Reed, A., Beale Hodges, M., Using Excel’s Pivot Table Function for Visual Data Analysis of Exam Results: A Supplemental Procedure to Classical Test Theory, Academy of Educational Leadership Journal 18(4), 2014
Dzuranin, A., Slater, R., Think You Have Your Business Risks Identified? If your Organization is Using Spreadsheets, Think Again, Under review at the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Vol. 25, No 3., March/April 2014
• Slater, R., Shea, V., 2013, Investment Recovery: Understanding The Book Value Of An Asset Vs. Fair Market Value, Journal of Business Case Studies, Vol. 9., No 5., September 2013
• Slater, R., Michelman, J., Waldrup, B., Peyton, J., 2012, Stealing from Clients: the Case of Fiduciary Fraud and one of the Deadly Sins of Any Law Practice, Journal of Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business, Vol. 4, No. 1, Fall 2012 pp. 9-24
• Shea, V., Waldrup, B., Slater, R., 2012, Drinking up the Profits: A Forensic Accounting Case, Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, 18(7), 127-146
• Shea, V., Waldrup, B., Slater, R., 2012, Drinking up the Profits: A Forensic Accounting Case (Instructors’ Notes), Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, 18(8), 117-126
Schnusenberg, O., Slater, R., 2011, Do The Good Students Finish First?, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 23, No.3, Fall 2011
• Hayes, D., Hunton, J., and Slater, R., 2003, “Data Menus at Your Fingertips,” Journal of Accountancy, June 2003, pg. 30-37

PRESENTATIONS 
• Slater, R., Shea, V., Salerno, D., Third Party Verification of Work Experience, presented at the Allied Academies International Internet Conference, July 2015
• Hart, D., Slater, R., Carpe Per Diem, presented at the Allied Academies International Internet Conference, July 2015
• Slater, R., Hart, D., Deductibility of Expenses for Study Abroad, Presented at The International Business Research Conference at UNF, February 2015
Dzuranin, A., Slater, R., Integrating Spreadsheet Inventory and Risk Assessment with Business Risk Strategies: Applying the COSO ERM Objectives Categories, Allied Academies International Internet Conference, July 2013
• Slater, R., Reed, A., Beale Hodges, M., Using Excel's PivotTable to Examine Electronic Exam Results, Allied Academies International Internet Conference, July 2013
• Slater, R., Infante, S., and Hendrix, D., 2013, TECS Time Keeping Fraud, Allied Academies International Internet Conference, July 2013
Dzuranin, A., Slater, R., Integrating Spreadsheet Inventory and Risk Assessment with Business Risk Strategies: Applying the COSO ERM Objectives Categories, Academy of Business Research, New Orleans, LA, Spring 2013 Conference *Won the Wohl Publishing Best Papers in Accounting Award
• Slater, R., Michelman, J., Waldrup, B., Peyton, J., Stealing from Clients: the Case of Fiduciary Fraud and one of the Deadly Sins of Any Law Practice, Sixth Annual Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference, Savannah Georgia May 2012
• Slater, R., Reed, A. Using Excel's PivotTable to Examine Questions on Exams, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV (February 2011)
Schnusenberg, O., Slater, R., Do the Good Students Finish First, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV (February 2011)
• Shea, V., Waldrup, B., Slater, R., 2012, Drinking up the Profits: A Forensic Accounting Case, Allied Academies International Conference, Las Vegas, (October 2010) *Paper won the “Best Accounting Case Study” award.
• Slater, R., Reed, A. Using Excel's PivotTable to Examine Questions on Exams, Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, San Francisco, CA, (August 2010)
Michelman, J., Waldrup, B., Slater, R., and Peyton J., Fiduciary Fraud: The Case of Glary and Israel, P.A., American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, (August 2010)
Michelman, J., Waldrup, B., Slater, R., and Peyton J., Fiduciary Fraud: The Case of Glary and Israel, P.A., American Accounting Association Information System Section Mid-Year Meeting, Clearwater Beach, FL (January 2010)
• Slater, R., Infante, S., and Hendrix, D., TECS Time Keeping, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, (August 2009)
• Slater, R., Research Tools that Will Change the Way You Research: Using EndNote and the Web of Science, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL (August 2007)
• Slater, R., The Impact of Management's Tone on the Perception of Management's Credibility in Forecasting, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., (August 2006)
• Slater, R., Software Tools for Running Web Experiments, American Accounting Association Information Systems New Scholars Consortium, Scottsdale, AZ, (January 2006), Invited Presentation

 

SlaterContact Information

Building 42, Room 3204

(904) 620-1184

robert.slater@unf.edu


Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays