Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. Brian K. Laird

Assistant Professor of Accounting


  • PhD, Business Administration (Accounting Concentration), University of Memphis
  • Master of Accounting (M.Acc), Arkansas State University
  • B.S., Accounting, Arkansas State University

Professional Credentials

  • Certified Management Accountant (2014)
  • Certified Tax Preparer (2008)
  • Certified Public Accountant

Teaching Specialties

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Agency Theory
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Ethical Judgment and Behavior
  • Decision Making
  • Internal Controls


  • American Accounting Association
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Arkansas Society of CPA's

Brian K. Laird

Contact Information

Alternative Contact

Blayne Schrepfer
P: (870)972-3038