Professor Richard H. Simpson

Richard H. Simpson

Professor Emeritus

Richard H. Professorship of Accounting

Telephone: 413-545-5657


Office: Isenberg 222A


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Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1967
M.B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1961
B.B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1958

Research/Teaching Interests:

Financial accounting & reporting

Managerial accounting



Nominated eight times for the University Distinguished Teaching Award

Selected as the Distinguished Faculty Member by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association, 2003

College Outstanding Teaching Award, 2000-01

Sole University nominee for Case Professor of the Year, 1992, a National program rewarding professors who excel in the "scholarship of teaching."

University Distinguished Teaching Award, 1982-83.