University of Southern California

Cecil Jackson
Professor of Clinical Accounting

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

DCom, University of South Africa; MCom, Rhodes University; BCom, University of the Witwatersrand


Professor Jackson is an expert on accounting models. He is the author of Business Fairy Tales: Grim Realities of Fictitious Financial Reporting (2006), and has published articles in The Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Accountancy SA. Professor Jackson received the Senior Graduating Class Most Memorable Professor Award and the Orange County MBA Core Class #1 "Favorite Professor" of the Year Award and "Favorite Course" Award.


Jackson, C. W. (2006) "Sarbanes-Oxley Act alone Can't Stop Accounting Fraud," San Jose Mercury News.
Jackson, C. W. (2006) "Business Fairy Tales: Grim Realities of Fictitious Financial Reporting," Thomson -South-Western Publishing 281 pages.
Pincus, K. V., and Jackson, C. W. (1999) "Core Concepts of Accounting Education: Accounting Issues Involving Economic Resources, Custom Edition," McGraw-Hill.
Jackson, C. W., O'Leary, D. E., and Wallis, J. (1999) "A Multiple Criterion Model for the Product Pricing Decision," 39-46.
Jackson, C. W., and Dollery, B. E. (1997) "A Note on the Methodological Parallels Between Accounting and Economics," The Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies.
Jackson, C. W., Lin, T. W., Elnathan, D., and Ferreira, L. (1993) "Product Costing and Cost Control in the new Manufacturing Environment," The Review of Business Studies.
Jackson, C. W., and Dollery, B. (1985) "The Profit Maximizing Pricing Model," Accountancy SA.