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Norman Godwin

Norman  Godwin

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

position: Professor
dept: School of Accountancy, Deans and Administration
phone: (334) 844-6225
office: 516E Lowder Business Building
c.v.: click here

At Auburn since 1996


  • PhD, Michigan State University,1996
  • BSBA, Auburn University, 1991

Professional Activities

Dr. Norman H. Godwin, CPA, is a Professor in the School of Accountancy. After serving eight years as Director of the School of Accountancy, Dr. Godwin was named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in 2011. Dr. Godwin's research focuses on financial reporting and accounting choices and how these affect market prices.

He has investigated these issues in traditional financial markets as well as other unique settings such as betting markets. His research has been published in numerous journals such as Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance; Journal of Business Finance & Accounting; Journal of Risk and Insurance; Accounting Horizons, and Issues in Accounting Education. Dr. Godwin teaches financial accounting at the principles and Executive MBA levels. He has coauthored a principles textbook, Financial ACCT, and has won numerous teaching awards during his tenure at Auburn. Dr. Godwin has an active outreach program on financial literacy. His video series, entitled Enrich Your Life, has been used by a Fortune 50 company and has been broadcast by a Southeast-region television station. Sample videos can be seen at

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