James Atkins, Lecturer

Name:James Marvin Atkins, Lecturer

Course:Accounting and Finance

Educational Background: BBA — University of Toledo; MS – Texas A&M University; Additional Graduate Work – University of Kentucky and Northern Arizona University

Contact Me:

Office: CBPM B420             Email Address:atkinsja@kean.edu

James is teaching accounting and finance courses at WKU.  James previously served as a Professor of Accounting, Statistics, and Government in the Center for Global Education (fka Center for American Education) located at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola.  Previously he served as the Controller of Art of Décor and Cuellar Realty Services, both located in the “Valley of  the Sun”, Phoenix, Arizona.  He is currently on a leave of absence from Webster University and Park Universities located at Luke Air Force Base.  He has been an active accountant since 1997 working at several other businesses.  He has experience within the following specialties:  Auto Recycling, Health Insurance, Dental Practices, Home Owners Associations, Manufacturing and Retail.  At the age of 20, James earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Computer Programming from the University of Toledo. At the age of 22, he had earned his Master of Science in Accounting with a minor in Statistics from Texas A&M University.  He has also taken graduate classes in Accounting, Statistics, and Public Administration at the University of Kentucky and Northern Arizona University.