- Department Chair
St. Louis, MO 63108
George W. Krull, Jr., Ph.D., served as a Partner in the Executive Office of Grant Thornton LLP and was the firm’s Chief Learning Officer. Since retiring, he has remained active with the academic and professional accounting communities. He has served as an Executive-in-Residence and Professor of Accounting at Bradley University where he was awarded Emeritus Status in 2011. He has served the American Accounting Association, AACSB International, AICPA, and the Pathways Commission. He was a member of the AACSB International’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Accreditation Quality, has served four terms on the AACSB’s Accounting Accreditation Committee and continues doing business and accounting accreditation peer reviews. In 2014, he was recognized as one of one hundred distinguished graduates of Spears School at Oklahoma State during its Centennial Anniversary celebration, and in 2015 was inducted into the Spears School Hall of Fame. Next month George will receive the American Accounting Association Outstanding Service Award. For the last year he served as the chair of the Accounting Department at North Texas University. He received his undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees from Ohio State University, Oklahoma State University, and Michigan State University, respectively and is an honorary alumnus of Northern Illinois University.