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Richard H. Simpson

Professor Emeritus



PhD, University of North Carolina, 1967
MBA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1961
BBA, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1958

Academic Appointments

University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1967-Present

Recent Honors / Awards

Mass. Society of CPA's 2010 Career Achievement Award for Excellence in Accounting Education
Richard H. Simpson Professorship of Accounting, 4/2009
College Teaching Award, UMass Amherst, 2003
Distinguished Faculty Member, UMass Amherst, 2003

Research Interests

Intermediate and Advanced Accounting

Teaching Interests

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Theory
  • Financial Accounting Case Course