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Andrew Andy McLelland

Andrew (Andy) McLelland

Associate Professor

position: Associate Professor
dept: School of Accountancy
phone: (334) 844-6217
office: 340 Lowder Hall

At Auburn since 2002


  • PhD, Texas A&M University, 2003
  • MBA, Florida State University, 1997
  • BBA, Florida Atlantic University, 1983

Professional Activities

Professor McLelland's research interests are in IFRS, audit economics, and governance. He has published articles in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Research in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accountancy and Mergers & Acquisitions. Professor McLelland has taught Intermediate Accounting, Financial Analysis and Valuation, Auditing, and numerous tax classes and has received three teaching awards (Auburn - Beta Alpha Psi and College of Business; Texas A&M - Deans Award). Professor McLelland started his accounting career as an auditor for Arthur Andersen & Co. and was a Manager in the Miami, FL office. Next, he was hired as the Tax Director of Claire's Stores, Inc. (a publicly-traded retailer). Finally, before returning to school to pursue his PhD, he was the Controller for Aurafin Corporation, an international jewelry manufacturer and wholesaler. He is a CPA, a CMA, and a member of the American Accounting Association (Financial Auditing, and Governmental Sections). In 2005-2006, Professor McLelland served as an Academic Accounting Fellow in the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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