Dr. D. Larry Crumbley, CPA, CFF, CRFAC, MAFF


Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1967
M.S., Louisiana State University, 1965
B.S., Pfeiffer University, 1963

Joined the faculty in 2019

  • Research Interests:  Forensic Accounting, Taxation, Petroleum Accounting
  • Teaching Interests: Forensic Accounting, Taxation, Petroleum Accounting


Dr. Crumbley teaches on the RELLIS Campus.  He has written more than 325 articles including 7 in the Accounting Review, and 65 books, including 13 educational novels.  He was named as one of the only 24 Pioneers of the Profession in their Industry Titans Financial Consultants by NACVA in 2016; AAA Forensic Accounting Section Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015; Distinguished Contribution to the Development of Forensic Accounting, April 2018, University of Toronto; the 2010 Federation of Business Disciplines Outstanding Educator Award; and the Society of Louisiana CPA Lifetime Achievement in Accounting Education Award in 2007.  He founded both the American Taxation Association and Forensic Accounting Sections of the American Accounting Association, served as President for 4 American Accounting Association sections, and has serve on the AAA council for 5 years.  He has spoken, taught, or visited more than 140 countries.

Selected Publications

  • Editor, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, 40 plus years
  • Editor, Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting
  • Forensic & Investigative Accounting, 9th edition
  • South-Western Federal Taxation, Volumes 1 and 2
  • The Ultimate Rip-off: A Taxing Tale (novel)
  • The Big R: A Forensic Accounting Action Adventure (novel)
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