Gordon Potter

Associate Professor

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School of Hotel Administration
607.255.8061
gsp6@cornell.edu
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Biography

Gordon Potter is an associate professor of accounting at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. He received a doctorate degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to obtaining the doctorate he worked for Deloitte and JP Morgan Chase. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs. Professor Potter is the recipient of numerous outstanding teacher awards from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, and School of Hotel Administration.

Professor Potter has published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, The Academy of Management Journal, Accounting Organizations and Society, and the Journal of Management Accounting Research. He has been a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Management Accounting Research and The Accounting Review. He is a recipient of the Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Research Award, which is given by the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association. His current research interests include strategic cost management, costing systems, and management control practices, including performance measurement and employee compensation. He is also a co-author of the 9th, 10th and 11th editions of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry.


Recent Courses

  • HADM 2210 - Managerial Accounting
  • HADM 4990 - Undergraduate Independent Study

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986
  • MS University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 1978
  • BA Rutgers College, The State University of New Jersey, 1972