Shannon Deer

Director Full-Time MBA
Senior Lecturer

Biography

Before assuming the director position, Dr. Deer was the assistant department head and instructor in May’s Department of Accounting for almost 10 years.  Dr. Deer returned to Texas A&M to teach after working in public accounting. During her time in public accounting, Dr. Deer served large SEC filers as well as large private exploration and production companies. Dr. Deer has maintained a connection with practice through outside consulting and teaching executive development.

Dr. Deer teaches energy finance and the accounting camp to PMBAs and the Excel and math boot camps for EMBAs. Dr. Deer developed the energy accounting course offered to undergrad and masters students and founded the Certificate in Energy Accounting (CEA) in Mays. She annually coordinates the Halliburton Energy Case Competition giving student exposure to a high impact learning experience and high level employees in the company.

Dr. Deer is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award, the Ernst & Young Teaching Excellence Award, and the Baggett Teaching Award. Dr. Deer was honored to serve as a Fish Camp namesake in the summer of 2013 (a freshman orientation camp).

Dr. Deer’s published work includes the textbook, Financial Accounting and Reporting, published in 2012 and 2016 by CCH.

Research Interests

Nonprofit organizations funding, anti-trafficking, business solutions to social problems