Teaching

Teaching Interests

Dr. Gordon's primary teaching interests include: managerial accounting, cost accounting, cybersecurity economics, and managerial economics. Over the years, he has designed and taught a variety of new courses at the University of Maryland, including “Financial Planning and Control Systems for Managers and Consultants,” “Accounting and Economic Aspects of Cybersecurity,” and “The Role of Managerial Accounting and Computers in Facilitating Global Business.” His approach toward subject matter is interdisciplinary and global in nature, and his mode of delivery utilizes a combination of lectures, short cases, empirical evidence, and information technology.


(L to R) Dr. Martin P. Loeb,
Dr. Amanda Wilford, Dr.
Wenjie Zhu, Dr. Lawrence
A. Gordon (May 2012)


(L to R) Dr. Chih-Yang Tseng visiting from National Taiwan University and Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon at University of Maryland (December 2007)


(L to R) Dr. Martin P. Loeb; Dr. Tashfeen Sohail (visiting from Instituto de Empresa, Spain); and Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon at University of Maryland (December 2006).

(L to R) Dr. Yang-Tsong Tsay (visiting from National Taiwan University), Mr. Chih-Yang Tseng (Ph.D. student at Smith School of Business) and Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon at University of Maryland (August 2006).

(L to R) Ragan Hudson; Mary Slye; Janet Ishikawa; Nancy Blanco; Chih-Yang Tseng; Tashfeen Sohail; Cara Ramsey and Dr. Lawrence Gordon (Doctoral Banquet in May 2006)

(L to R) Dr. Chun-Shyong Chang; Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon at University of Maryland. (September 2005)

(L to R) Dr. Martin P. Loeb; Dr. Lei Zhou; Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon (December 2004)

(L to R) Dr. Nerissa Brown and Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon (May 2004)

(L to R) Dr. Carmelita Troy; Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon and Dr. Monvika Phadoongsitthi  (August 2003)

(L to R) Dr. Kate Campbell; Dr. Martin Loeb; Dr. Nava Subramaniam, visiting professor from Griffith University (Australia); Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon; and Dr. Partha Sengupta at University of Maryland (September 2000)

(L to R) Dr. Augustine Duru and Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon (August 1997)

(L to R) Dr.Yang-Tzong (Jimmy) Tsay and Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon (Visiting Taiwan in 1993)

(L to R) Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon, Liurong Zhao (Visiting Researcher from Southeast University in China), Dr. Martin P. Loeb, and Dr. Nava Subramaniam (Deakin University at Burwood, Australia) September 2011


Administrative Activities


Director, Ph.D. Program for Robert H. Smith School of Business at Maryland (5/96-6/08). 

President of the Board of Governors for the University of Maryland Faculty/Staff Club (1990-2000; 1987-89).

Coordinator, Ph.D. Program in Accounting at Maryland (8/80-5/96).

Chairperson, Accounting Faculty at Maryland. Primary responsibility was to provide academic leadership regarding research and graduate programs (8/82 - 7/87).
Member or Chairperson of numerous University and Professional Committees (8/72-present).

(L to R) President, University of Maryland, Dr. Daniel Mote; former Governor of Maryland, Dr. Parris N. Glendening; Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon Luncheon at Faculty/Staff Club (Fall 1999)



Dr. Kirwan receiving the 1993 University of Maryland College Park Faculty/Staff Achievement Award

(L to R) Former Administrative Assistant for Ph.D. Program, Ms. Diane Kistler; Director, Ph.D. Program, Dr. Lawrence A. Gordon Annual Ph.D. Dinner (1999)



Board of Governors 1990 - 1991
, University of Maryland College Park Faculty/Staff Club