Orrin Swift

Contact

Dr. Orrin Swift
Assistant Professor of Accounting
School of Accounting & Information Systems 

Phone: (409) 880- 8388
Email: oswift@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 256

Ph.D.   University of Houston
M.B.A.   University of Houston
B.B.A.   Baylor University

Courses Taught

Bachelors:

Intro to Financial Accounting 
Intro to Managerial Accounting 

Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:

Managerial Accounting, University of Houston, Fall 2014
Government & Nonprofit Accounting, University of Houston, Spring 2016

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Houston (August, 2011 - May, 2016), Houston, Texas.

Non-Academic Experience 

Accountant, Swaim, Hanagriff, & Associates, PC (August, 2009 - March, 2010), Liberty, Texas.

Service

Service to the Institution  
Department Assignments
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2017 – 2019:  Accounting & Business Law Department Newsletter Editor  
College Assignments
Faculty Advisor:
2017-2018 – 2019-2020:  Accounting Society  
Member:
2020-2021:  College of Business Strategic Plannning (task force - Student Outcomes)
2019-2020:  Multicultural Enhancement/Study Abroad Committee
2018-2019:  Engagement & Innovation Committee     
2016-2017 – 2017-2018:  Engagement & Innovation Committee  
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2016-2017 – 2018-2019:  Commencement Marshal  
Service to the Profession  
Academic Conference: Moderator / Facilitator
2018 – 2019:  American Accounting Association Southwest Regional Meeting.    American Accounting Association Southwest Regional Meeting Coordinator. Responsibilities include: selecting papers for the conference, assigning reviewers to those papers, and processing reviews and scheduling for the meeting.
2017:  American Accounting Association Southwest Regional Meeting.   American Accounting Association Southwest Regional Meeting Coordinator. Responsibilities include: selecting papers for the conference, assigning reviewers to those papers, and processing reviews and scheduling for the meeting.
Service to the Community  
Speech / Presentation at a Community Meeting
2016:  Personal Finance Seminar for Seniors at Vidor High School, Provided a personal finance seminar for senior students at Vidor High School. The talk was designed to aid students in making decisions regarding credit, student loans, major purchases such as cars and homes, and investing activities.

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles  
  • Badua, F., & Swift, O. (2020).  Considering Risk Factors Related to Non-Profit Hospital Charity Care Cost Misstatements.   Internal Auditing.
  • Badua, F. (2017).  Closing the Breach Internal Audit and Cybersecurity.   Internal Auditing.
  • Swift, O., & Colon, R. (2020).  The Impact of Cyber Breaches on the Content of Cybersecurity Disclosures.   Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting.
Presentations of Refereed Papers
  • Swift, O. & Colon, R. (2019). Content Analysis of Cybersecurity Disclosures.  2019 Forensic Accounting Research Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Swift, O. & Forgione, D. (2018, August). The Association of Charity Care Pricing With CFO and Board Member Backgrounds in Nonprofit Hospital.  American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., District of Columbia.
  • Swift, O. (2017, March). Effects of Board Composition on Pricing of Charity Care Among Nonprofit Hospitals.  American Accounting Association Government & Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting, Long Beach, California.
  • Swift, O. (2016, November). Effects of Board Composition on Pricing of Charity Care Among Nonprofit Hospitals.  Nonprofit Management Alliance of Texas and Academic Affinity Group Meeting at The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

  • Swift, O. (2015). Effects of Board Composition on Pricing of Charity Care Among Nonprofit Hospitals.   2015 Accounting Ph.D. Rookie Recruiting & Research Camp- American Accounting Association, Miami, Florida.