Keith T. Jones

Professor, Accounting

       Keith  T. Jones


Dr. Jones has been at UNA since 2010, having taught previously at Illinois State University, Eastern Kentucky University and Ball State University. Prior to becoming an academic, he spent approximately 13 years in practice, mostly as an auditor with the Department of Defense. His outside interests include watching college football, running long distances, traveling and reading.

Research Interests

  • Accounting faculty recruiting, accounting stereotypes, auditing, managerial accounting, tax issues related to college savings and expenses


  •   Business Administration (PhD)
    University of Kentucky
  •   Accounting (MS)
    The University of Texas-Arlington
  •   Business (Area in Accounting) (BS)
    Murray State University

Selected Intellectual Contributions

  • Keith T. Jones and Rebecca E. Hamm. 2020. Look Before You Leap Into a 529 Plan. Journal of Accountancy
  • Zhaochu Li, Clement C. Chen, and Keith T. Jones. 2019. Navigating the Waters of Educational Assistance and Related Tax Credits. Today's CPA