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L. Dwight Sneathen Jr.

Associate Professor of Accounting


  • Ph.D. (Accounting), University of Arizona, 2001
  • MAcc, University of Arizona, 2000
  • BBA (Accounting), University of Arizona, 1996

Area of Specialization

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting


L. Dwight Sneathen Jr. is an associate professor of accounting at Georgia Southern University. Sneathen worked in public accounting as an auditor, and as a staff accountant in private industry prior to entering academia. He holds a PhD from the University of Arizona, and he was a faculty member at Mississippi State University prior to his arrival in Statesboro in 2005. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Georgia and a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs.

Sneathen teaches financial accounting at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and managerial accounting at the undergraduate level. His research includes capital markets and audit topics focusing on the impact of firm characteristics on audit planning decisions and outcomes. He has served as the program director for the MAcc programs, the faculty advisor for Beta Alpha Psi, and he has coordinated the delivery of the Junior Achievement program to Middle Schools throughout Bulloch County. Sneathen was voted Professor of the Year in 2007 and 2011 by the accounting students at Georgia Southern University, and was recognized as the Volunteer of the Year by Junior Achievement in 2012.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 2223
Phone: 912-478-0167


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 8/23/2021