Derek DaltonAssistant Professor
Office: Sirrine 305
ProfileDerek Dalton joined the School of Accountancy and Finance at Clemson University in August 2010. He received his Ph.D. in accounting from Texas Tech University (May 2010). He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the state of Iowa. Prior to doctoral work, he worked at RSM McGladrey, primarily working on corporate and partnership tax issues.
Professor Dalton’s research focuses on behavioral and ethical issues in accounting. In particular, his research tends to focus on the various factors that influence turnover within the public accounting profession. Professor Dalton won the College of Business and Behavioral Science 2014 Emerging Scholar Research Award and the 2014 KPMG Best Paper Award for the Gender and Work-Life Balance Section of the American Accounting Association.
Dalton, D., S. Buchheit, and J. J. McMillan. 2014. Audit and Tax Career Paths in Public Accounting: An Analysis of Student and Professional Perceptions. Accounting Horizons.