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Marcus Odom

Marcus Odom, Professor and Deloitte and Touche Faculty Fellow

Accountancy

Dr. Odom is a professor of accountancy and Deloitte and Touche Faculty Fellow. Professor Odom is an enthusiastic and engaging instructor. He teaches undergraduate and graduate accounting information systems, auditing, internal auditing, fraud auditing, cost, and managerial accounting. Odom came to SIU in 1998 from The University of Southwestern Louisiana. He has also taught at Oklahoma State University and Central Texas College. Dr. Odom has received numerous honors and awards including the prestigious Outstanding Educator Award given by the Illinois CPA Society in 2016.

"Throughout my time at SIU, Dr. Odom took me under his wing and taught me about the real world, what it takes to be successful. He helped me get my job at Emerson and he helped me get an internship at Boeing so I can't say enough good things about him," said Justin Miller, a graduate of the School of Accountancy.

Odom returns the compliment. "The students here are wonderful. They want to learn and are willing to work hard to succeed," he said.

Marcus Odom

Office: Rehn Hall, 226A
Phone: 618-453-1408
Email: modom@business.siu.edu

Research Interests

  • Internal auditing
  • Fraud auditing
  • Impact of new technology on accounting information systems and the behavioral implications of new technology on system users
  • Specific areas of new technology including artificial intelligence, expert systems, image processing, electronic data interchange, group decision support software and the internet

Recent Publications

"Profiling Cyber-Slacking in the Workplace: Demographic, Cultural, and Work Related Factors." Journal of Internet Commerce, (Forthcoming), with Joe Ugrin and John Pearson.

"CPAs and Electronic Survey Media," The Review of Business Information Systems, (2003, Volume 7, Number 1, 103-108). With Marc A. Giullian, and Michael W. Totaro.

"Web Assurance Seals: How and Why They Influence Consumers' Decisions?," Journal of Information Systems, (Fall 2002, Vol. 16, No. 2). With A. Kumar and L. Saunders.

"The Interaction of Elaboration-Based Expert Systems and Cognitive Style on Knowledge Development," Review of Business Information Systems, (Summer 2001, Vol. 5, No. 3).

Awards

  • KPMG Outstanding Professor in Accounting Award, 2002-2003 academic year
  • KPMG Outstanding Contribution to School of Accountancy Award, 2002-2003 academic year
  • KPMG Outstanding Contribution to School of Accountancy Award, 2001-2002 academic year
  • Selected as Deloitte and and Touche Faculty Fellow, 2001
  • KPMG Outstanding Professor in Accounting Award, 2000-2001 academic year
  • Selected by Deloitte and Touche and AAA to serve on planning committee for "2001 Trueblood Seminars for Professors" in Scottsdale, AZ.
  • KPMG Outstanding Professor in Accounting Award, 1999-2000 academic year
  • Selected as Representative to attend "Trueblood Seminars for Professors" in Scottsdale, AZ, by Deloitte and Touche and the American Accounting Association, 2000
  • KPMG Outstanding Professor in Accounting Award, 1998-1999 academic year