Carson College of Business Faculty Directory

Carson College Directory

Jason Porter

Associate Professor (Career Track)


Phone: (509) 335-2410


  • PhD (University of Georgia)
  • MAcctg (Brigham Young University)
  • BS (Brigham Young University)

Jason Porter

Jason Porter, Ph.D., is a scholarly associate professor of accounting at Washington State University’s Carson College of Business. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Georgia in 2006 and his Master of Accountancy from Brigham Young University in 2002. He has taught courses in financial accounting, cost accounting, and accounting theory, as well as classes on accounting for non-accountants. He has won several awards for his teaching, including Washington State University’s Global Campus Excellence in Online Teaching award and the University of South Dakota’s Belbas-Larson award, the top teaching award offered by that university. Jason has over 30 publications appearing in journals such as The CPA Journal, Journal of Business Ethics Education, Strategic Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, Radiology Management, Business Education Innovation Journal, and Journal of Accounting Education. He is an associate editor for the IMA Educational Case Journal and an editorial review member for the Journal of Accounting Education and Issues in Accounting Education.

Teaching Interests

cost and managerial accounting
financial accounting

Journal Articles

  • John Dexter, Jason Porter NTW Co.: Recognizing and Solving Ethical Dilemmas IMA Educational Case Journal , 2021
  • Jan Taylor-Morris, Jason Porter Taylor’s Dilemma: A Case for Ethical Leadership Journal of Business Ethics Education, 2019
  • Jason Porter, Jane Weiss, Philip Church Deciding When and How to Impair Goodwill: The Case of Enervate Inc. North American Accounting Studies, 2019
  • Jason Porter Beyond debits and credits: Using integrated projects to improve students’ understanding of financial accounting Journal of Accounting Education, 2019
  • Jason Porter, Teresa Stephenson Denim Products Incorporated: Creating and Using a Master Budget IMA Educational Case Journal , 2019
  • Jason Porter A Refresher on Leases: An Example of Leasing Under the Proposed Guidance CPA Journal, 2016
  • Carol South-Winter, Jason Porter Accounting Basics Part 1: Application in Healthcare Radiology Management, 2016
  • Jason Porter, Teresa Stephenson Creating an Excel-Based Budget You’ll Really Use Strategic Finance, 2010


    • Jason Porter Case Writing 101: How to Prepare an Effective Teaching Case
    • Jason Porter Case Writing 101: How to Prepare an Effective Teaching Case