Francisco Badua


Dr. Francisco Badua
Associate Professor of Accounting and Business Law

Phone: (409) 880-8649
Office: Galloway Business Building Office 257
Office Hours: MWF 12:30-1:30pm MW 3:10 - 3:50pm

Ph.D.   Rutgers University
M.B.A.   Rutgers,  Newark
B.S.   Saint Peter's College
Solutions Architect SAP TERP 10

Courses Taught


Adv Accounting Info Systems 
Advanced Auditing 
Cost Accounting 


Financial Statement Analysis 
Global Enrichment  
Managerial Accounting 


Cost Accounting 
Intermediate Accounting I  
Intro to Financial Accounting
Intro to Managerial Accounting 
Special Problems 
Special Problems in Business

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Assistant Professor, Lamar University (2009 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Assistant Professor, McNeese State University (September, 2003 - May, 2009), Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Instructor and Research Assistant, Rutgers University (September, 1999 - May, 2003), Newark, New Jersey.

Non-Academic Experience 

Junior Accountant, Daily News, L. P. (July, 1996 - July, 1995), Jersey City, New Jersey.

Federal Tax Accounting Intern, Merrill Lynch (June, 1995 - October, 1994), New York, New York.


Institutional Service 

College Assignments

2015-2016:  Multicultural Enhancement Committee  
2015-2016:  Facilities, Technology, & Space Development Committee  
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  BUSI 2300  
2014-2015:  Accreditation and Assessment Committee Lamar University  
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  Institutional Resources Committee Lamar University  
2013-2014:  University Professor/Merit Award Committee  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Assessment Committee Lamar University  
2011-2012:  Faculty Development Committee Lamar University  

University Assignments

2014-2015:  Faculty Senate  
2012-2013:  University Curriculum Committee

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Badua, F. (2015).  The ROOT and STEM of a Fruitful Business Education.   Journal of Education for Business, 90 (1).
  • Colon, R., Badua, F., & Torres, I. (2015).  Techniques for Closing the Loop in Accounting Pedagogy.   Business Education Innovation Journal, 7 (2), 102-106.
  • Badua, F. (2015).  Laying Down the Law on Lockheed: How an Aviation and Defense Giant Inspired the FCPA.   Accounting Historians Journal.
  • Badua, F. & Sharifi, M. (2015).  Strategy Audit Case: Ultra Bazaar Corporation.   Internal Auditing.
  • Badua, F., Sharifi, M., & Mendez, F. (2014).  What Makes a Top-Selling Textbook? Comparing Characteristics of AIS Textbooks.   Journal of Education for Business, 89 (5).
  • Badua, F. & Sharifi, M. (2014).  Auditing Green: Systems Documentation for Sustainability.   Internal Auditing.
  • Badua, F. (2014).  Going Green is Doing Well, Does Research Show It Pays to Tell?   Today's Cpa.
  • Bradford, M., Taylor, E., & Badua, F. (2012).  Elegance, Relevance, and Provenance: Contextualizing and Analyzing AIS Educators' Choices of Systems Diagramming Techniques.   Journal of the Academy of Business Education, 13, 140-153.
  • Contreras, S., Badua, F., & Adrian, M. (2012).  Peer Effects on Undergraduate Business Student Performance.   International Review of Economics Education, 11 (1), 57-66.
  • Badua, F. A., Sharifi, M., & Watkins, A. L. (2011).  The Topics, They Are A-Changing: The State of the AIS Curriculum and the Case for a Second Course.   Accounting Educators' Journal, XXI, 89-106.
  • Contreras, S., Badua, F., Chen, J., & Adrian, M. (2011).  Documenting and Explaining Major Field Test Performance among Undergraduate Students.   Journal of Education for Business, 86 (2), 64-70.
  • Badua, F. A. & Watkins, A. (2011).  Too Young To Have a History? Using Data Analysis to Reveal Trends in AIS.   Accounting Historians Journal, 38 (2), 75-102.
  • Badua, F., Previts, G., & Vasarhelyi, M. (2011).  Tracing the Development of Accounting Thought by Analyzing Content, Communication, and Quality.   Accounting Historians Journal, 38 (1), 31-56.
  • Badua, F., Mendez, F. M., & Kim, S. H. (2011).  Topics of Business Technology.   Journal of the Academy of Business Education.

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Badua, F. & Burns, C. (2016). Tripling the Pass Rate: How an Accounting Program in a US State University Increased the CPA Exam Pass Rate among Its Students.   AAA, NYC, New York.
  • Badua, F. & Burns, C. (2016). They Can Count Beans, Now How About Writing and Critical Thinking?   AAA, NY, New York.
  • Badua, F. & Colon, R. (2014). Debit, Credit, Get It? Techniques for Closing the Loop in Accounting Education.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Badua, F. (2014). Unexpected Embrace: Globalization and Accounting Education.   American Accounting Association, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Badua, F. (2014). The ROOT and STEM of a Fruitful Accounting Education.   Accounting Education Forum, Nacogdoches, Texas.
  • Badua, F. (2013). Schooled by Scandal.   AAA, Anaheim, California.
  • Badua, F. (2013). Greening the Accounting Curriculum.   AAA, Anaheim, California.
  • Badua, F. & Watkins, A. (2011). Listener's Literature.   Academy of Accounting Historians Conference, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Contreras, S., Badua, F., & Adrian, M. (2011). Peer Effects on Undergraduate Business Student Performance.   Western Economic Association International (WEAI) 86th Annual Conference, San Diego, California.
  • H.S., L., F., B., & F., M. (2011). Using Data Marts for Probability Management.   Decision Sciences Institute, Houston, Texas.