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Mark R Nixon

Associate Professor, Accountancy
National Tax Instructor, Deloitte
National Tax Instructor, KPMG
Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Coll Stat, 1995
BS, Brigham Young University/Utah, 1973
Office: Adamian Academic Center 212 | 781.891._2087 | mnixon@bentley.edu
Department Phone: 781.891._2143 | Department Fax: 781.891.2896
                       


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Bio

Teaching interests in the area of taxation. Research interests include behavioral issues in tax compliance. Published in the Journal of Business Ethics. Specialized in tax planning and business consulting on the staff of Deloitte, Haskins & Sells and as a sole practitioner. Developed several small businesses as an entrepreneur.

Teaching Interests

Federal Taxation

Research Interests

Behavioral Research; Taxpayer Behavior and Compliance; Business Ethics; Service Learning

Consulting/Practice Interests

Business/Tax consulting; Tax preparation

Professional Memberships

American Accounting Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Taxation Association

Awards and Honors

2003, Bentley College Faculty Service-Learning Award
2003, Bentley Innovation in Teaching Award, 2002
1996, Bentley Service Learn Center, Faculty Award

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Bianco, C. A., Lindblom, C., Nixon, M. R. (2014). The Impact of Online Assignments on Student Performance. Advances in Financial Education, 30.

Marcel, M., Bianco, C. A., Osterheld, K. K., Levy, E. S., Nixon, M. R. (2014). From Silos to Pipelines: Free Flow of Content Via Course Integration. Advances in Accounting education, 15, 167-200.

Bianco, C. A., Marcel, M., Levy, E. S., Nixon, M. R., Osterheld, K. K. (2013). The Integration of Accounting and Finance in the Introductory Classroom: Results from Generation Y. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 13 (6), 25 pages.

Salimbene, F. P., Lynch, J. E., Nixon, M. R. (2008). A Role for Service-Learning in Tax Education: Teaching Compliance and Controversy Resolution. Academy of Legal Studies in Business, , Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meeting (39), 12.

Nixon, M. R., Holmes, S., Strand, C., Nixon, C. (2000). Market Valuation of Asset Impairment in the Petroleum Industry. Journal of Accounting & Business Research, 81 (1), 1-20.

Nixon, M. R., Nixon, C. (1998). Where Have All The Assets Gone? SFAS No. 121, An Extension Oil and Gas Tax Quarterly, 46 (3), 1393-1403.

Usoff, C. A., Nixon, M. R. (1998). Leadership and Technical Ability: Determinants of Student Project Team Performance. Advances in Accounting Education, 1, 93 - 114.

Nixon, M. R., Nixon, C. (1995). The Relationship Between Methods of Income Reconstruction and the Successful Party in Federal Tax Cases. Oil and Gas Tax Quarterly, 43 (4), 659-676.

Nixon, M. R. (1994). Ethical Reasoning and Privileged Information: Resolving Moral Conflict. Journal of Business Ethics, 13 (7), 571-577.

Nixon, M. R., Nixon, C. (1992). Return of the Investment Tax Credit? Oil and Gas Tax Quarterly, 4 (40), 350-364.

Book Chapters
Abdolmohammadi, M. J, Nixon, M. R. (1999). Ethics in the Public Accounting Profession. In Robert E. Frederick, Edward S. Petry Jr (Eds.),  (pp. 164-177). Oxford: . Basil Blackwell

Nixon, M. R. (1996). Introduction to Deduction and Losses. In Dickens, Thomas L (Eds.),  (pp. 59). Houston, TX: . DAME Publications, Inc

Nixon, M. R. (1995). Introduction to Deductions and Losses. In Dickens, Thomas L (Eds.),  (pp. 59). Houston, TX: . DAME Publications, Inc

Nixon, M. R. (1994). Introduction to Deductions and Losses. In Dickens, Thomas L (Eds.),  (pp. 59). Houston, TX: . DAME Publications, Inc

Conference Proceeding(s)
Bianco, C. A., Lindblom, C., Nixon, M. R. (2013). Impact of Online Assignments on Student Performance. American Business Academy, Financial Education Association.

Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Marcel, M., Osterheld, K. K., Nixon, M. R. (2011). From Silos to Pipelines: Free Flow of Content via Course Integration. American Accounting Association, American Accounting Association 2011 Annual Meeting.

Other(s)
Nixon, M. R. (2007). West Federal Taxation - Taxation of Business Entities, Study Guide, 2008. Thompson Higher Education, 348.

Nixon, M. R. (2006). Study Guide - Taxation of Business Entities - 2007 Edition. Thompson, 368.

Nixon, M. R. (2005). Study Guide - Taxation of Business Entities - 2006 Edition. Thompson, 324.

Nixon, M. R. (2004). Study Guide - Taxation of Business Entities, 2005 Edition. Thompson, 324.

Conference Presentations

Bianco, C. A., Lindblom, C., Nixon, M. R. (2013). "Impact of Online Assignments on Student Performance." Presented at the Financial Education Association's Financial Education Association, Bermuda.

Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Nixon, M. R., Osterheld, K. K. (2012). "The Integration of Accounting and Finance in the Introductory Classroom:Results From Gen Y." Presented at the FMA 's Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Levy, E. S., Bianco, C. A., Marcel, M., Nixon, M. R., Osterheld, K. K. (2012). "Reinventing the Introductory Accounting Courses." Presented at the Academy of Business Research's Academy of Business Research Spring Conference 2012, New Orleans, LA.

Bianco, C. A., Nixon, M. R., Osterheld, K. K., Marcel, M., Levy, E. S. (2011). "Where Accounting and Finance Meet." Presented at the Financial Education Association's Academy of Business Education and the Financial Education Association, Orlando, FL.

Bianco, C. A., Levy, E. S., Marcel, M., Osterheld, K. K., Nixon, M. R. (2011). "From Silos to Pipelines: Free Flow of Content via Course Integration." Presented at the American Accounting Association's American Accounting Association 2011 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Lynch, J. E., Cho, A., Morse, C. M., Nixon, M. R. (2009). "Ethics and IRS Return Preparer Penalty Programs."

Lynch, J. E., Cho, A., Morse, C. M., Nixon, M. R. (2009). "Ethics and IRS Return Preparer Penalty Programs."

Salimbene, F. P., Lynch, J. E., Nixon, M. R. (2008). "A Role for Service-Learning in Tax Education: Teaching Compliance and Controversy Resolution." Presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 's Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA.

Lynch, J. E., Fallacaro, B., Martin, L., Hall, M. E., Nixon, M. R. (2008). "Taxpayer Advocate Service: Your Voice at the IRS."

Lynch, J. E., Bousanakis, P., Fallacaro, B., Nixon, M. R. (2006). "Taxpayer Advocate Service and Collection."

Lynch, J. E., Chiaramida, R., Bousanakis, P., Nixon, M. R. (2005). "Collection Updates and New Methods."

Lynch, J. E., Nixon, M. R., O'Shea, E. A., Philbrick, W., Grossman, D. H. (2003). "Collection Appeals Process and Practice."

Wiggins, W. P., Nixon, M. R. (2003). "How to Develop an ESL Friendly Curriculum."

Wiggins, W. P., Nixon, M. R. (2002). "How to Start and Run a Successful Low Income Taxpayer Clinic."

Nixon, M. R., Klein, L. A. (1998). "Ethical Framework and the Federal Income Tax Structure."

Nixon, M. R., Holmes, S. A., Nixon, C. J., Strand, C. (1998). "Market Recognition of Asset Impairment in the Oil and Gas Industry."

Nixon, M. R., Holmes, S. A., Strawser, R. H. (1998). "The Role of Cognitive Complexity in the Decision making Environment of Managers."

Nixon, M. R., Rowe, G., Nixon, R. (1997). "One Leader or Two: Which is better for Self-Managed Student Team Performance?" Presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Meeting, Canada.

Nixon, M. R., Klein, L. A. (1997). "Federal Income Taxes: Isn't it Time for a Change?"

Nixon, M. R., Usoff, C. A. (1997). "Leadership and Technical Ability: Determinants of Student Project Team Effectiveness."

Service

University Service
Department Chair for , 2005 - Present

Professional Service
Execuive Committee Member for American Accounting Association - Accounting Progam Leadership Group, 2010