Jordan Rippy

Jordan Rippy, PhD, CPA

Assistant Professor of Practice
Academic AreaAccounting

Dr. Jordan Rippy, Ph.D., CPA joined Carey Business School in 2018 as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in the Practice Track. After practicing as a CPA at Ernst & Young in New York and Dallas, she earned a Ph.D. in accounting at the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!). Her teaching interests are in financial, managerial, and forensic accounting, and she enjoys helping people who think they don’t like accounting learn that it’s pretty useful and easy to understand. Dr. Rippy lives in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., and in her free time, she enjoys reading, baking excellent chocolate chip cookies, spending time with family and friends, and playing with Mamie, her Havanese puppy.


  • Ph. D, Accounting, University of Alabama
  • MAcc, Baylor University
  • BBA, Accounting, Baylor University


Selected publications
  • Marcus M. Doxey, Richard C. Hatfield, Jordan A. Rippy, and R. Kyle Peel (2019) Asymmetric Investor Materiality and the Effects of Disclosure. AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory In-Press.
Working papers
  • “Strategic Expense Reporting by Nonprofits around Bond Issuances: Evidence from the US Hospital Industry” (with A. Beck, C. Gilstrap, and B. Vansant)
  • “Effective Regulation or Regulatory Bloat: An Investigation of the SEC Comment Letter Process and Discretion in the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts” 


  • Cost Measurement and Control
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Accounting for Healthcare Organizations
  • Innovation for Humanity

Honors and distinctions

  • Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence, 2019
  • Manderson Graduate School of Business Award for Most Outstanding Dissertation, 2017
  • Culverhouse College of Commerce Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Doctoral Student, 2017
  • AAA U.S. Ph.D. student representative at AFAANZ Doctoral Consortium, 2016
  • AFAANZ Doctoral Symposium Research Pitching Champion, 2016
  • Summer Excellence in Research (SEiR) Grant sponsored by the University of Alabama, 2016 
  • Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting, Laurels Scholar, 2016
  • Three-Minute Thesis, 2015 Campus-wide Reserve Champion
  • Culverhouse College of Commerce Excellence in Research Funding Award 2014, 2015, 2016 

Impact and engagement

  • Certified Public Accounting - State of Texas
  • Financial Resources Committee, Episcopal Diocese of Washington

In the media