J. Donald Warren, Jr.

J. Donald Warren, Jr.

Education History:

Lamar University Bachelors of Business Administration

George Washing University Masters of Business Administration

Texas A&M PhD

Connection to Lamar: Lamar University Alumnus

Past President of the Lamar University Alumni Association, Lamar University Foundation Board of Trustees.

Dr. Warren has been a strong supporter of accounting education at Lamar University and was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Lamar University Accounting Department Excellence Fund.  He served as Class of 1965 Reunion Chair in 2013.

Honors or Awards: He received the Lamar University Distinguished Alumni Award in 1999.

Affiliations: Don Warren is professor of accounting and Schlobach Distinguished Chair in Accounting in the School of Management at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York. He serves as Program Director of the Master of Professional Accountancy and Director of the Center for Enhanced Audit Techniques.

Prior to joining the faculty at Marist College, Dr. Warren was an assistant professor at the University of Hartford and associate professor at the Rutgers Business School. While at Rutgers, Dr. Warren implemented the Master of Accountancy in Financial Reporting and served as its Director. He also served as the Director, Center for Continuous Auditing.  Dr. Warren currently serves as the Associate Editor for the Journal of Information Systems, as Research Fellow for the Rutgers Business School Continuous Auditing & Reporting Laboratory, and on the Advisory Committee for the Continuous Auditing & Reporting Laboratory Symposia.

Known For: Don retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP after a distinguished career of 31 years.  During his years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Don served in many capacities.   From March 1997 until the merger with Price Waterhouse in July 1998, Don served as Director of Business Assurance Product Development and Technology Services for Coopers & Lybrand, LLP.   In that capacity, he headed a group that identified new products and services within the Business Assurance line of business, sought out joint venture and strategic alliance opportunities and brought new products and services to market.  Prior to assuming that role in March 1997, Don served as the Partner-in-Charge of Computer Assurance Services and Business Assurance Technology Services.  Don is a co-author of the third edition of the Handbook of IT Auditing, published by Warren Gorham Lamont in 1994. Don served as a National Accounting, Auditing & SEC Consulting Partner, responsible for domestic SEC issues and independence, in Coopers & Lybrand’s National AA&SEC Directorate, located in New York.  He is a co-author of the Coopers & Lybrand SEC Manual published in 1989.   Prior to joining the national office in 1988, he was a general practice partner in Houston, where he served clients in several industries and headed the office's High Technology practice.