Jason “Dr. Stan” Stanfield, assistant professor of accounting, received his PhD from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University in 2011, and also holds an MBA from Ball State University and an undergraduate degree from Purdue. Before joining the faculty at Ball State, Jason was an instructor at Purdue. Prior to his doctoral studies, Jason had a career in sales management and was also an entrepreneur.
Jason’s research interests include tax administration, compliance, and avoidance, with a particular interest in the second and further order effects of tax policy. He also enjoys scholarship in accounting education. His research has been published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Education, Journal of Accountancy, CPA Journal, and Today’s CPA.
In the classroom, Jason has taught courses in accounting information systems, financial accounting, and managerial accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels, but his passion is teaching undergraduate classes in taxation. Jason has been involved with Beta Alpha Psi, the international honors’ society for accounting, finance, and information systems students for nearly a decade, and is the advisor of the Zeta Omega Chapter at Ball State. He is also active in the American Accounting Association (AAA), previously serving as the President of the Midwest Region, and currently as the AAA Council Member representing the Midwest Region.
Jason and his wife Christina are proud parents of two daughters, and as a family they enjoy spending much of their free time in the warmer months doing watersports and other outdoor activities. Jason also enjoys technology, gadgets, video games, and power sports of all kinds.