Title: Professor of Accounting
Building: BUS 144
- D.B.A. Louisiana Tech University, 1988 (Major: Accounting; Minors: Quantitative Analysis, Economics)
- M.S. Baylor University, 1972 (Economics)
- B.A. University of Texas at Austin, 1970 (Economics)
Dr. Gus Gordon holds the rank of Professor of Accounting at The University of Texas
at Tyler. He earned a Doctor of Business Administration from Louisiana Tech and is
a CPA, CIA and CLSSS. Prior to returning to academia, Dr. Gordon co-founded a manufacturing
company in Merida, Mexico that manufactures all types of garments for law enforcement
agencies primarily in the U.S. and Canada. He is CEO of the company, is ISO 9000 certified,
and employs approximately 700 people.
The experience of growing the company from scratch to its current size was aided by his utilization of cost and management accounting concepts. His primary research interests include Cost and Managerial Accounting, especially performance evaluation, in both for-profit and non-profit contexts, as well as leadership. Dr. Gordon has published two books, approximately 40 journal articles and has about 30 international, national and regional academic presentations at conferences.