Dr. Raymond Shaffer

Assistant Professor
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Dr. Raymond James Shaffer

Associate Professor

Accounting

Williamson College of Business 3358

phone: (330) 941-3196

rjshaffer@ysu.edu

  • Education
    • 1990

      DBA, Accounting

      University of Kentucky

    • 1985

      MBA, Accounting

      Youngstown State University

    • 1974

      BA, Business Administration/Education

      Grove City College

  • Awards and Honors
    • April 2017

      Beta Alpha Psi, Youngstown State University Chapter

      Professor of the Year

    • April 2013

      Youngstown State University

      Watson Merit Award

    • 2010

      Beta Alpha Psi, Youngstown State University Chapter

      Professor of the Year

    • 2008

      Academic Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi, Kappa XI Chapter

      Superior Chapter Status

    • 2008

      International Office of Beta Alpha Psi, awarded by The Nancy Harke Executive Office, Durham, NC

      National Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

    • 2008

      Academic Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi, Kappa XI Chapter

      First Place in the Midwest Region Best Practices Competition: Financial Literacy for College Students

    • 2008

      Youngstown State University

      Distinguished Professorship in University Service

    • 2007

      Academic Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi, Kappa XI Chapter

      Superior Chapter Status

    • 2007

      Beta Alpha Psi, Youngstown State University Chapter

      Professor of the Year

    • 2006

      Academic Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi, Kappa XI Chapter

      Superior Chapter Status

    • 2005

      Academic Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi, Kappa XI Chapter

      Superior Chapter Status

    • 2005

      Beta Alpha Psi, Youngstown State University Chapter

      Professor of the Year

    • 2004

      Academic Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi, Kappa XI Chapter

      Superior Chapter Status

    • 2000

      Beta Alpha Psi, Youngstown State University Chapter

      Professor of the Year

    • 1998

      Beta Alpha Psi, Youngstown State University Chapter

      Professor of the Year

    • 1994

      Beta Alpha Psi, Youngstown State University Chapter

      Professor of the Year

    • 1991

      Beta Alpha Psi, Youngstown State University Chapter

      Professor of the Year

  • Past History
    • 2015

      Director, Master of Accountancy Program

    • 2015

      Youngstown State University

      Professor Emeritus/Assistant Professor

    • 2009

      Youngstown State University

      Director, Lariccia School of Accounting & Finance

    • 1997

      Youngstown State University

      MBA Program Director

    • 1995

      Youngstown State University

      Professor, Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance

    • 1990

      Youngstown State University

      Associate Professor, Department of Accounting & Finance

    • 1986

      University of Kentucky

      Graduate Teaching Assistant

    • 1985

      University of Toledo

      Instructor

    • 1983

    • 1983

      Youngstown State University

      Graduate Assistant

    • 1982

      Tax Consulting

      Owner

  • Administrative Assignments
    • 2009 - 2015

      Department Chairperson

  • Intellectual Contributions
    • 2014

      "Quantitative Association Rules for Accounting Educational Assessment"

      Journal of Business and Educational Leadership, issue Fall 2016, p. 93-102

    • 2014

      "XYZ Company--An Integrated Capital Budgeting Instructional Case"

      IMA Educational Case Journal, volume 8, issue 1, p. 1-7

    • 2012

      "Student Plagiarism and Economic Versus Moral Based Pedagogy"

      Journal of Business and Accounting, volume 5, issue 1, p. 136-149

    • 2011

      "Tax-Planning Opportunities for Funding an IRA"

      The Tax Advisor Magazine, volume 43, issue 2, p. 123-127

    • 2009

      "Bridging the Student-Practitioner Gap: The Accounting Student-Practitioner Day (ASPD) Program"

      Journal of Accounting Education, volume 27, issue 3, p. 133-146

  • Professional Service
    • 2010 - 2015

      Committee Member
      American Accounting Association: Accounting Program Leaders Group

    • 2009 - 2009

      Program Coordinator
      Ohio Region American Accounting Association
      Geneva, OH

    • 2009 - present

      Committee Member
      Youngstown State CPE Day

    • 1997 - 1999

      Other
      Conviser-Duffy, Federal Tax Section

    • 1996 - 2015

      Committee Member
      American Accounting Association: Teaching & Curriculum Section

    • 1991 - 2015

      Committee Member
      American Accounting Association: Taxation Section

    • 1991 - 2015

      Committee Member
      American Accounting Association: Governmental & Non profit Section

    • 1990 - present

      Committee Member
      Tax Institute Planning Committee
      Youngstown, OH

  • Public Service
    • 2017 - present

      Officer, Treasurer
      St. John XXIII Home
      Hermitage, PA

    • 2013 - present

      Board Member
      St. John XXIII Home
      Hermitage, PA

    • 2007 - 2014

      Board Member
      Catholic Charities Regional Agency

    • 2006 - present

      Board Member
      Mahoning Valley Economic Opportunity Consortium: Income Tax Preparation and Financial Literacy

    • 2006 - present

      Member
      Mahoning County Financial Stability Partnership
      Youngstown, OH

    • 2002 - 2006

      Board Member
      Youngstown Consortium for Income Tax Preparation and Financial Literacy

    • 2001 - 2004

      Officer, Treasurer
      Catholic Charities Regional Agency

    • 2000 - present

      Committee Chair
      Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Finance Committee
      Mercer, PA

    • 1998 - 2004

      Board Member
      Catholic Charities Regional Agency
      Youngstown, OH

    • 1998 - 2016

      Officer, Treasurer
      The Touched by Nathan Foundation
      Youngstown, OH

    • 1998 - 2016

      Board Member
      The Touched by Nathan Foundation
      Youngstown, OH