Waymond Rodgers is a CPA (inactive) and Chair Professor in the School of Business at the University of Hull, UK. In addition, he holds an accounting professorship at the University of Texas, El Paso (USA). Previously, he was a professor at University of California, Riverside and Irvine. His degrees are from Michigan State University (BA), University of Detroit-Mercy (MBA), University of Southern California (PhD in accounting information systems), and an experimental psychology post-doctorate from the University of Michigan. He is a Ford Foundation Fellow and received a Franklin Fellowship from the US State Department. His experiences include working as an auditor with Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as a commercial loan officer with Union Bank .