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Dr. Gus Gordon Professor of Accounting

Faculty Gus Gordon

"Textbooks provide only a small foundation to the knowledge base necessary to be successful."

Dr. Gus Gordon is an accounting professor at UT Tyler. He also teaches in the university’s online MBA program. His background is in economics and accounting.

Degrees Held:

  • DBA in Accountancy – Louisiana Tech University
  • MS in Economics – Baylor University
  • BA in Economics – University of Texas at Austin

Career Highlights:

Gus Gordon, DBA, CPA, CIA, CLSSS is a tenured, Full Professor at the University of Texas at Tyler. His research interests include leadership, continuous improvement and performance measurement. His teaching responsibilities are cost and management accounting at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Dr. Gordon has published two books and over 60 articles in academic and practitioner journals and/or presentations at academic conferences. He has spoken at the American Society for Quality's Lean Six Sigma Summit and has served as an invited panelist at the North American Manufacturing Strategies Summit.

Dr. Gordon co-founded a manufacturing plant in Merida, Mexico. While he was CEO, the company grew from 4 employees to about 700 and became ISO 9000 certified. His experience as CEO has been invaluable in teaching and research. Other professional experience includes public accounting, banking and oil and gas.

In which online degree program do you teach?

  • Which classes do you teach online?

    Management Accounting

  • Why did you start teaching?

    To give back what I have learned about business, especially from my experience as CEO. Textbooks provide only a small foundation to the knowledge base necessary to be successful.

  • What's the best advice that you ever received?

    Work hard, be persistent and do the right thing.

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in the profession in which you teach?

    Understanding the "why."

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