Welcome

Jeremy Cripps is both a chartered accountant and a certified public accountant. He began his accounting career as an articled Clerk with Cooper Brothers in London.  His interests include accounting history, the philosophy of accounting, and transparency and accountability as intellectual challenges. Born in Leicester, England, he attended Eton before becoming an articled clerk in London and then earning a travelling scholarship to the United States and a Fellowship to attend Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland.  There he met his wife Mary.  They have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

From College Jeremy returned to Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) working

in International Tax in New York and then joined a client as European Controller of an American multi-national based in London where he implemented computerization, activity-based costing, and helped set-up a 5 years rolling strategic plan and computerization of the accounts.  After years of corporate strategic planning Jeremy undertook IT consultancy work with a Qatari conglomerate and then the Ministry of Defence, Oman.  Returning to the United States for the education of his young family Jeremy became a Professor of International Business and Accounting.

During years in academia Jeremy undertook frequent short-term consultancy for US AID contractors in East Europe, The Middle East and North Africa.  He also won Fulbright Scholarships to Zimbabwe (1995), Bulgaria (2002), and a Senior Specialist award (Bulgaria 2003). In 2004 he helped set-up the College of Business at the American University in Kuwait and then returned to the United States. Currently he is a Professor of Accounting at the University of Findlay, Ohio.

Teaching Experiences

  • present2014

    Professor of Accounting

    The University of Findlay, Professor of Accounting

  • 20132012

    Professor of Accounting

    American University in Bulgaria, Professor of Accounting

  • 20112004

    Professor Management & Accounting

    American University of Kuwait, Professor Management & Accounting

  • 20031983

    Professor of Accounting & Economics

    Heidelberg College, Ohio, Professor of Accounting & Economics

  • 20022002

    Fulbright Scholar

    Technical University, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • 19951995

    Fulbright Scholar

    University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

  • 19711971

    Adjunct Professor

    St John’s University, New York

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 1992

    Ph.D.

    Union Institute and University, USA, 1992

  • CPA 1970

    Certified Public Accountant

    State of Ohio, USA

  • M.A. 1971

    MA

    Case Western Reserve University, USA

  • B.A. 1969

    BA

    Case Western Reserve University, USA

  • FCA 1969

    FCA

    England & Wales, UK

  • Articled Clerkship 1963

    Articled Clerkship

    PricewaterhouseCoopers, UK

  • Eton College 1962

    Eton College

    Windsor, UK

Professional Experience

  • 1981-1982
    Budget Director, Ministry of Defence, Sultanate of Oman
  • 1979 - 1980
    Controller, Trading Conglomerate, Qatar, Arabian Gulf
  • 1972 - 1979
    European Controller Fortune 200 American Multi-national
  • 1971-1972
    Tax Supervisor, Big-4 Accounting Firm
  • 1964-1967
    Articled Clerk, Big-4 Accounting Firm

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (Fellow)
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Accounting Association