Orrin Swift


Dr. Orrin Swift
Professor of Information Systems and Analysis

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


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.

Intellectual Contributions

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

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

Working Papers 

  • Swift, O. (2016). "Hospital Conversions and the Affordable Care Act."
  • Swift, O. & Fried, Z. (2016). "Charity Care and the Restrictiveness of Debt Contracts for Hospitals."
  • Swift, O. (2016). "Effects of Board Composition on Pricing of Charity Care Among Nonprofit Hospitals," targeted for Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Mgt.