Dr. Foster, CPA, CMA, CGMA, received his PhD in accounting from the University of Tennessee, an MBA from Murray State University, and a BA in accounting from Kentucky Wesleyan College. He has also taught at Eastern Kentucky University and Heilbronn University in Heilbronn, Germany. Dr. Foster has published in a wide variety of professional and academic accounting journals on various topics including financial distress prediction, costs and costing methods in organizations, and diversity and corporate value. He served as vice president and controller of a small business, and initially worked with local CPA firms.
Dr. Foster currently serves on the Hosporus Finance Committee and as President of the Kentucky Association of Scholars.
- PhD (Business Administration) University of Tennessee
- MBA Murray State University
- BA (Accounting) Kentucky Wesleyan College
Awards & Honors
The CPA Journal
University of Louisville
Recent Research & Publications
Manufacturer’s Reporting of Abnormal Excess Capacity Costs: Evidence from COVID-19 Disruption and Suggestions for the FutureJournal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy . October 25, 2022
SUSTAINABILITY STANDARD SETTING: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AS AN EXAMPLECost Management. September 1, 2022
Do Diversity and Inclusion Words in 10-Ks Reflect Corporate Value?International Journal of Management and Applied Science. July 1, 2022
For public manufacturing companies: Did application of the paycheck protection program match public perception?Internal Auditing. January 31, 2022
A research note on textual disclosures about blockchain technology in 10-KsJournal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy. January 30, 2022