Jim Perry is a Professor of Management Information Systems at the University of San Diego, School of Business. He is the author of over sixty-five textbooks and trade books. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Pennsylvania State University and a B.S. in mathematics from Purdue University.
Richard Newmark received his B.S.B.A. (finance, 1984) from University of Florida, and his M.S. (taxation, 1986) and Ph.D. (accounting, 1996) from University of Miami. He taught at Southeastern Louisiana University and Old Dominion University prior to arriving at University of Northern Colorado's Monfort College of Business in 2001. Newmark was promoted to associate professor of accounting in 2004 and to full professor in 2009. Newmark is actively involved in the accounting community, holding memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. He is also engaged in the academic community as a member of the Accounting Information Systems Educators Association, and the following sections of American Accounting Association: tax, teaching and curriculum, accounting information systems, behavioral, and program leadership group. He currently serves as treasurer for the Accounting Information Systems Educators Association and is member of the American Taxation Association's technology committee. Newmark's research interests include accounting information systems, taxation, distance learning, and technology in the classroom. His work has been published in academic and practitioner journals as well as at regional and national conferences. Newmark currently teaches courses in accounting information systems, taxation, and accounting principles.